Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.
Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.
Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.
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Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.
Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.
Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.
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Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.
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A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.
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Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.
Fit & Sizing
The Adidas Lucas Premiere Mid is presented in men's sizing from 6 to 13 US in medium width. This pair has the traditional fastening system with flat cotton laces reinforced by a leather eyestay for personalized, secure fit. Also, this kick was inserted with removable molded footbed for added comfort when absorbing shock.
Adidas Lucas Premiere Mid Style
The mid-top Adidas Lucas Premiere Mid features an appealing style for its unique combination of leather and woven synthetic fabric upper. This blending maximizes the ventilation while displaying voguish style suitable for on-off board use.
This model clearly compliments the style of Lucas Puig on the board - technical and breezy. This kick in crystal white-celtic green colorway is perfect for the hot summer months. Some wearers can be seen sporting this model with jeans, shorts, joggers, and activewear.
The smooth combination of leather and synthetic fabric on the upper of the Adidas Lucas Premiere Mid creates a distinctive element to this kick. The leather material on the forefoot and the knit textile on the midfoot that covers few parts of the heel give a ready mix of ventilation, support, and durability apt for skateboarding during the warm days of summer.
Adidas Lucas Premiere Mid History
The Adidas Skateboarding Project was formed in 1989 dedicated to designing products for the professional and nonprofessional skateboarders all over the world. This line conventionally updates profiles from the remarkable library of the Three Stripes and transforms it into skate-appropriate footwear.
In the current days, Adidas is considered one of the leading labels that deliver high-performance sneakers by developing technologies that fit the hard-wearing stunts on the skateboard. Also, the brand collaborated with several popular professional Thrashers to come up with modern and robust footwear for skating.
Lucas Puig, a French skater, started collaborating with the Adidas in 2010 to come up with skateboarding shoes apt for Puig’s technical style on the board. His first ever signature kick was unveiled in 2012 that boasted its shock-absorbing cushioning and long-lasting elements that would surely stand the wear and tear stunts.
To present a kick with better ankle support, the brand and Puig introduced a version with an elevated collar height called the Adidas Lucas Premiere Mid. This model combined the knit and leather on its upper injected with robust details while staying fashionable street sneaker.
- This model has the plastic heel stabilizer for added toughness that suits the stunts on the board.
- It has grippy gum rubber sole with herringbone tread for reliable traction and board control.
- This kick has been inserted with the Adituff toe cap that provides durability around the toe box.
- It has the Lucas Puig label on the tongue.
- This product weighs 482 grams.
- Perforations are added on the toe box for added breathability.