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 Adidas Seeley Decon is available in men’s sizes ranging from 5 to 13 in D Medium width. Offered as well are half sizes. The low-top profile of this skateboarding shoe allows flexible foot movement while providing minimal support. The traditional lace-up closure is adjustable to give a customized fit, while the vulcanized rubber outsole allows precise board feel and flexibility.
The Adidas Seeley Decon is a low-top shoe based on the Adidas Seeley skate shoe. The "Decon" in the name stands for "deconstructed," which means that a few parts of the upper were stripped off to come up with a lighter and more flexible profile that suits the skate parks as well as the streets from day to night.
Like the original Seeley, this iteration features a premium suede upper that offers durability while strutting a minimal and clean look that suits any wardrobe. Finishing the look are the Three Stripes reinforcements on the side and the contrasting heel tab in leather material.
Sneaker designs in the current market often include deconstructed iterations of popular sneakers. And the Adidas Seeley, a popular skate shoe from the Three Stripes, is no exception as it received the Adidas Seeley Decon iteration.
The Seely Decon is low-top shoe features an all-suede upper accented with leather reinforcements on the sides in the form of Three Stripes branding and the heel tab. Like the original Seeley, it features a vulcanized rubber outsole that stands out for two reasons – the gum material and the pivot points for flexibility while allowing precise board feel.
Established in 1998 under the Adidas Originals is the Adidas Skateboarding line, which comprises footwear, apparel, and accessories specifically focused on skateboarding. It includes one of the brand’s most popular line of skate shoes, the Adidas Seeley.
Designed based on a boat shoe and inspired by the famous football shoe Adidas Gazelle, the Seeley features a low-top construction, durable suede upper, and a vulcanized rubber outsole fit for skateboarding. First released in 2011, it now has several colorways and iterations with the likes of the Adidas Seeley Essentials, the Adidas Seeley Premier, the Adidas Seeley Premier Classified, and the Adidas Seeley Decon among many others.
The deconstructed version, otherwise known as the Adidas Seeley Decon, debuted in 2015 as a low-top skate shoe fit for lifestyle use. It follows the original Seeley shoe’s profile, but the upper was even made more minimal by tweaking a few design details. It has a clean-looking suede upper that offers durability and lightweight feel, rope-like laces, Three Stripes on the sides, heel tab accent in contrasting leather, and a vulcanized rubber outsole with pivot points and Vector-traction.
- The Adidas Seeley Decon also features a vulcanized rubber outsole with Vector-traction and pivot point, which gives a better board feel and excellent traction.
- The EVA sockliner offers cushioning and support.
- The Adidas Trefoil logo is presented on the tongue.