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 women's Adidas Nizza Slip On model has elastic gore on both sides aided with a heel pull loop to easily slide the wearer's foot in. Adidas added canvas lining to improve the breathability while the Ortholite sockliner enhances the comfort and overall performance of this model.
The low-top Adidas Originals Nizza Slip-On shoes feature a retro basketball look revamped with easy to slip on design to suit the street fashion. It is dressed with a minimalist look made of lightweight materials making this a nice addition to one's summer shoe collection.
Its upper is made of monochromatic, breathable canvas upper added with leather tongue label to give a luxurious finish. Adidas offers this in several colorways - all white, core black, ice mint, collegiate navy, collegiate burgundy, and grey.
To style this model, many women can be seen matching this slip-on sneaker with skinnies, leggings, or shorts topped with comfy tees. Meanwhile, some ladies also love pairing this up with their skirt or dresses to add a sporty vibe to their feminine attire.
Adidas cut the classic basketball silhouette low to fit the casual fashion. What made it more casual is its slip-on design which is an exciting facelift to the classic basketball silhouette. Three Stripes' modern take provides a clean, versatile sneaker that has been considered a hit by many wearers and onlookers.
Adidas Originals was launched in 1991. It aims to showcase the 30-year sports heritage of the Three Stripes by reintroducing their classic sneakers to the modern market. This sub-brand is guided by the slogan "Once Innovative, Now Classic, Always Authentic."
Some performance shoes from the 80s were reinterpreted into fashionable, lifestyle sneakers. One of it is the Nizza sneaker which was initially launched as a 70s basketball footwear. This high-top model uses a simple vulcanized shoe made of canvas and introduced with the vintage 3-Stripe branding on the side.
Adidas Nizza, also dubbed as the All-Star of the Adidas, was roped in the "100 Best Adidas Sneakers of All Time" list of Complex. For its more than 40 years of existence in the market, Adidas exerted efforts in keeping the Nizza relevant to the modern market.
Adidas re-launched several variations of the Nizza garbed in various colorways and materials to give buyers ample options to choose from. One version features Rasta-like design all over its upper, and another one adopted the emblem of flight jacket conceiving the Adidas Originals Nizza Hi Heel Zip.
This silhouette was also used as a base model of Adidas' partnership with Jeremy Scott in 2010. This collaboration is made of suede upper added with tassel. Another Nizza x Jeremy Scott item was introduced in 2013 displaying a black upper combined with graphics all over.
As another variation of the Nizza, the brand launched the Adidas Nizza Slip-On shoes that display a less athletic appeal but enhanced to suit the lifestyle fashion. The upper kept the classic canvas materials seated atop a white rubber sole and a rubber toe cap.
- The vulcanized rubber outsole of the Adidas Nizza Slip-On has a gum rubber sole that provides reliable traction on various surfaces.
- The rubber toe cap adds hard-wearing durability while boosting the overall style.
- This model was finished with leather 3-Stripe branding on the side for that legendary Adidas look.