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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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.
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The Matchcourt Slip ADV from the Three Stripes Brand is a low-top slip-on that is available in men’s sizes which range from 7 to 13. Half sizes are offered as well. The fit is a bit tight, and the shoe may not be able to accommodate any supportive insert.
The Adidas Matchcourt Slip ADV has a simple yet street-ready look that is perfect for skateboarding and any informal event or activity. Match it with sweatpants and a zip-up jacket when going for a sporty look or chino pants and a shirt for casual fashion.
The Adidas Matchcourt Slip ADV’s outstanding feature is its performance as a skateboarding shoe. It is lightweight, has excellent traction, and features a sole that gives the wearer a precise board feel.
The Adidas Matchcourt was originally introduced in the 1980s as a tennis shoe. It was based on the classic Nizza model which had a rubber toe cap, and classic court looks. The shoe was reissued in 2015 as part of the brand’s skateboarding collection but with an updated design to make it more suited to the sport.
The new version featured a vulcanized sole, rubber toe design, lace-up closure, and enhanced grip and comfort. It was released in three colorways: black and white, white-on-white, and scarlet and white.
A year after, during the first half of 2016, a slip-on version came out—the Matchcourt Slip ADV. The slip-on is made of a textile upper with a molded PU sockliner and the same durable toe cap the silhouette.
- The Adidas Matchcourt Slip ADV has a preformed removable insole that is made of PU for good impact absorption.