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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.

  • 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
    $130
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The Adidas Tubular X 2.0 is available in both men’s and women’s sizes. For men, sizes range from 3.5 to 13.5. For women, sizes offered range from 5.5 to 10. The shoe’s upper is made of woven material and may lack enough support. Adidas uses high-top construction to provide good ankle support and hold.

For men, to get that street style look down pat, pair your sporty high top Tubular X 2.0 with some simple chinos or jogger bottom along with a T-shirt and colorful track jacket. For women, a fitted shirt and a pair of leggings with your Tubular X 2.0 would look good.

The Adidas Tubular X 2.0 features Adidas’ iconic Primeknit material, which gives the shoe a comfortable and sock-like fit as well as the Tubular tire-inspired sole which provides it with a grippy feel. An Ortholite insole for cushioning nicely rounds the shoe off.

The original Tubulars were originally released in the 80s as a basketball shoe. However, it never quite achieved success with the public and was consigned to the archives. Decades later, Adidas’ VP of global Design, Nick Galway, would be going through the repository for a shoe he could use as a base for a new one he wanted to work on. The Tubular’s sole caught his attention. He and his team then spent hours upon hours redesigning the upper to come up with an outline that would be instantly recognizable, and in 2014, the new Tubular model debuted.

The Tubular became highly successful, spawning a variety of iterations and new models in various cuts, from high to low tops. One of these is the Tubular X which debuted in August of 2015. It had the Tubular sole, a high cut design as well as tongue, ribbed midsole, and a woven textile upper.

A follow-up, the Tubular X 2.0, came out on November 20, 2017, which was a lighter and slimmer version of the Tubular X.

  • The shoe’s forefoot features an X-shaped panel.
  • The shoe has an EVA midsole and textile lining.

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