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.
Fit & Sizing
Available for men in sizes from 4 to 14 US, the Superstar OG is unisex in style so women can also grab a pair by sizing 1.5 down from their usual foot measurement to enjoy its classic design and snug fit. The upper is made of a premium leather material, delivering a soft feel and comfortable experience.
It also has perforation details in between the 3-Stripes for added ventilation. The leather lining gives additional comfort while the rubber cupsole ensures reliable traction.
Adidas Superstar OG Style
With a minimalist yet eye-catching design, the low-top Adidas Superstar OG has the rounded and iconic toe shell that exudes a classic look as well as provides additional foot protection. It has the 3-Stripes and heel patch in a contrasting hue against the upper, giving an added style.
This unisex sneaker can smoothly go well with a variety of smart casual outfits as well as streetwear clothing. Men can wear it with joggers, fitted or loose-fit jeans, shorts or even khaki pants. The ladies can also pair the shoe with cuffed or fitted jeans, skinnies, shorts as well as skirts.
The low-top Adidas Superstar OG has a slimmer tongue that offers a more chic feel. It also has all the details of the original design including the shell toe styling and the “La Marque Aux 3 Bandes” tag inside the tongue that bring nostalgia with a fashion-trend look.
Adidas Superstar OG History
Issued in 1969, the Adidas Superstar was the first basketball shoe with a low-top silhouette that featured the iconic toe shell and the leather upper, as well as durable rubber outsoles. It became popular among NBA players such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar during the ‘70s era, as well as fans alike. However, in the early ‘80s, the Adidas Superstar was dead, but thanks to Run DMC and they brought back the shoe singlehandedly in the limelight.
Refused to yield to the pop standards, Run DMC made a signature style by wearing the Adidas Superstar with the tongues pushed out as well without laces. They are the first hip-hop group that dressed in the same way they did on the streets of Hollis in Queens. From the courts to the streets, Adidas Superstar has made its way and soon became a lifestyle shoe.
Fast forward to today, the Superstar is among the iconic Adidas shoes that continue to survive the test of time and has become an all-time favorite shoe when it comes to style and comfort. It has been released to different iterations in collaborations with some of the celebrities like Rita Ora, Pharrell Williams, and Jeremy Scott.
The Adidas Superstar OG is a cultural icon and longtime street symbol that made its comeback in the authentic heritage style in 2015. You can enjoy the nostalgic vibe with its premium and retro look. Built with leather from the inside out, it also has the iconic rubber toe shell and the herringbone-patterned cupsole.
- The Adidas Superstar OG does not have the printed Trefoil logo on the heel patch.
- The 3-Stripes is made of a canvas material.