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
Generally, the low-top Adidas Matchcourt RX x Magenta runs true to size. To provide a secure fit, it has a lace-up closure system. It has a padded tongue and textile lining that deliver comfortability. For breathability, it comes with a perforated leather upper that will withstand the test of time. It has vulcanized outsole that helps you stick to your board.
This skater-inspired sneaker is available for men in sizes 4 to 14 US, medium width. If women want to get a pair of this special collaborative design shoe, they may opt for 1.5 size smaller than their usual size.
Adidas Matchcourt RX x Magenta Style
If you want to have a good grip as you perform your skateboarding trick and look stylish at the same time, you may consider this sneaker. This special collaborative version showcases the unique style and aesthetic of Adidas Skateboarding and Paris-born Magenta Skateboards.
It has an all-white leather upper and metallic gold accents that land on the heel and Magenta branding for added pop. To complete the premium look, it has the tri-colored heel strip, low-profile rubber outsole, and white midsole. It features the pastel piping on the heel as well.
Whether for skateboarding or casual attire, wearers pair this truly vintage-inspired design sneaker with their favorite joggers, jeans or shorts with t-shirts or jerseys and an optional panel cap.
Aside from the amazing board feel and grippy wear because of the vulcanized outsole, it has the added signature art of the Magenta Skateboards combined with the authentic court heritage of the Adidas Originals. The classic gold detailing all throughout the all-white perforated upper made the shoe stands out among the others. To complement its sophisticated look, it also features the pastel piping on the heel.
Adidas Matchcourt RX x Magenta History
In 1989, the Skateboarding Project was formed by the Adidas Originals. The SB Project focused on designing footwear and clothing line for skateboarders worldwide. After two years, the brand became known in the skateboarding realm.
To become globally competitive, Adidas invested deeply in the innovation of skateboard sportswear. Spearheaded by Matt Irving as the art director, the company teamed up with some of the top-notch skateboarders. Some of the collaborations are with Dennis Busenitz, Mark Gonzalez, Mark Suciu, and Lucas Puig.
Following a successful collaboration in 2015, the French skateboard company Magenta teamed up with Adidas for another vintage-inspired collection. The Adidas Matchcourt RX x Magenta is a unique collaborative design released in September 2017. It is among the Adidas skate-inspired sneakers that are rocking an all-white motif with perforated leather all throughout. The metallic gold accents placed on the branding found on the tongue tag, heel pull tab and the lateral side of the heel.
- The Adidas Matchcourt RX x Magenta has a smooth leather of the Adidas 3-stripes branding stitched on the sides.
- This collaborative version has the Magenta “leaf” logo embroidered on the tongue and heel pull tab.
- It is equipped with durable rubber outsoles for excellent board control.
- It has the “Adidas Matchcourt” rubber branding on the
- For added comfort and impact cushioning, it utilizes a PU sockliner.