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  • Top

    Low Top

    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

    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.

    High Top

    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.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collaboration

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    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.

  • Price
    $220
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The Adidas Skate Super x Alender Wang kick is a low-top unisex shoe that's solely available in men's sizes. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 4 to 14 while the ladies should go a full size down from their normal shoe size. For example, if your women's shoe size is an 8, then your size for this model is a 7.

The Adidas Originals by AW Skate Super is a classic yet bold and attention-grabbing sneaker. This balance between classic and bold is provided by this shoe's simplistic upper and thick, textured and tri-colored midsole. Its unconventional midsole design makes up for the boldness and adds a touch of extraordinary to the kick's overall look.

Pairing this shoe with a monochromatic-themed outfit will aid in making it the highlight of your look. Dress it in sweatshirts and cozy sweatpants to keep in line with Wang's famous athleisure trademark. Or you could also amp it up by opting for a pair of cropped trousers and a button-down tee.

The AW Skate Super x Adidas shoe's unconventional midsole aesthetic is what most consumers notice first. This kick's chunky midsole construct with a zigzag texture and brown, black, cream colors had most shoppers interested. However, its selling factor is its wearability thanks to a Superstar-inspired upper complete with the prominent toecaps.

The unique combination of boldness and simplicity accompanied by the designer label attached to its name are ultimately this kick's assets.

In recent years, perhaps driven by the spirit of continually providing fresh sneaker ideas, Adidas has been digging into the world of high-end, designer fashion. Their list of prominent collaborators include famous names like Yohji Yamamoto, Stella McCartney, Rick Owens, Raf Simons, and Jeremy Scott. These esteemed partnerships have borne several extraordinary models and game-changing silhouettes. Continuing in this high-end path, the Three Stripes brand also teamed up with the very versatile and talented Alexander Wang, a designer known for his keen attention to detail and use of premium quality textiles.

The two collaborative entities have churned out four seasons worth of merchandise so far and are showing no signs of stopping as of yet. The products from the partnership belong in the Adidas Originals category including the Alexander Wang Adidas Skate Super. This particular sneaker is part of the fourth collection along with six other models. This latest collection aims to mix the brand's past with the present.

The Adidas Originals by AW Skate Super displays a minimal upper design that takes after the iconic Superstar. Its oversized toecap and textured, three-toned sole provide the kick with a unique and head-turning aesthetic. The Adidas Skate Super x AW is offered in two colorways: Core Black and White / Core Black / Tech Silver. Although it would be unrealistic to use this pair for shredding on the board it could add a skate-inspired touch to your look.

  • With the shell toe missing its usual line marks, it is marketed by the brand as “inside out.” It also displays the model name.
  • This shoe’s tongue is unpadded.
  • It utilizes fat laces for added aesthetic appeal.
  • Perforation holes are placed on both sides of the shoe for enhanced ventilation.
  • This model’s white colorway features a color-contrasting tongue.
  • A variation of this sneaker called the Adidas AW Skate comes in green, sand, and gray colorways.

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