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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Fit & Sizing
The Tubular Defiant Primeknit, which is exclusively made for women, generally runs true to its size. This sneaker is offered in medium width with sizes ranging from 5-11.
Adidas Tubular Defiant Primeknit Style
The single-piece Primeknit upper of this shoe, which displays an abstract digital-like pattern across the forefoot, gives this kicks its unique, modern and fashion-forward look that is praised by many Adidas fans around the globe. This shoe is offered in three colorways namely black with hints of white, royal blue with hints of light gray, and the newest release is called the “Sun Glow”, which has a pinkish orange shade.
The Adidas Tubular Defiant Primeknit is a sport and street-ready lifestyle shoe that goes well with a cute shirt dress or a pair of sweatpants or jeans.
This shoe is popular for its iconic white Tubular outsole. The EVA outsole’s design was inspired by the inner tubing of car tires and its threads. It gives the kicks enhanced traction, grip and durability.
In addition to its interesting looking outsole, the Adidas Tubular Defiant Primeknit is also recognized for its adaptable two-tone bootie-like upper.
Adidas Tubular Defiant Primeknit History
Adidas Tubular Defiant Primeknit has proven to be a great addition to the Tubular project that was headed by VP of Global Design Nic Galway, who is also the person behind the Y-3 Qasa.
In the 1990s, the Original Tubular trainer was released. Although innovative and ahead of its time, the technology required to support the shoe’s design was not yet available during that period. Today’s technology, however, has allowed the people behind Adidas to push their boundaries in order to provide the masses with striking and dynamic silhouettes seen in the Tubular collection’s products.
Over the years, Adidas Tubular has undergone many transformations. Among the most coveted are the Tubular X, the Tubular Shadow and the Tubular Doom.
- The heel of the shoe measures around 1.3 inches.
- With a primeknit upper, the shoe somehow resembles the Adidas NMD City Sock.
- Other distinguishable features are the suede and neoprene trim found in the heel counter as well as the tongue label pull tab.
- Aside from the shoe’s sock-like construction, the shoe also comes with laces for a more secure fit.