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.
The Adidas men’s Nizza RF Lo is available in sizes ranging from 4 to 14. Its low-top built lets the ankles have maximum mobility so they can adapt to sudden and unexpected foot transitions. Also, the pull tab is stitched at the heel area to give the wearer a smoother, quicker time putting the shoe on and off. Lastly, the Nizza RF is equipped with a lace-up closure to lock in the foot secure while providing a personalized fit.
Made more minimalistic in terms of detailing and coloring, this Nizza iteration exudes a cleaner, more mature attitude than its predecessor. Its canvas upper is as plain, clean, and monochromatic as its sole. It’s a simple, classy sneaker made even simpler and classier.
It’s a great match to many outfits—be it sporty, casual, or, daresay, semi-formal. Tracksuits, sweatpants, joggers, jeans, tees, polos, flannel all go well with the refined Nizza. This model is available in a pair of no-fuss colorways: Collegiate Navy/Cloud White/Crystal White and Clear Brown/Clear Brown/Off White.
Its original blueprint was born of the mid-1970s B-ball era. However classy, the Nizza RF is a retro basketball shoe at heart. As such, the shoe has a vulcanized cupsole construction, which makes it durable and flexible, and a rubber toe bumper that withstands repetitive stop-and-go motion that happens in basketball.
The Nizza is the Adidas’s response to Converse's All-Star. It was available in both high and low-top construction, and it hit the basketball courts of the mid-1970s. For a design that is almost fifty years old, the Nizza silhouette has proven it has aged well, as the Three Stripes reissued the two Nizzas in their original colors and material in 2017. More importantly, the Nizza is among Adidas’s “100 Best Sneakers of All Time.” Today the Nizza comes in a variety of colorways.
That said, it’s just right to explore the potentials of Nizza’s design and to let it evolve. That is what Adidas just did in the Nizza RF release, an iteration veering toward minimalism and maturity.
- This Nizza RF features an Ortholite sock liner, which provides comfort as well as anti-bacterial and anti-moisture properties to give the feet a cool, dry, and clean environment.
- Adidas Trefoil brand is seen on the outsole, heel, tongue, and insole.