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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One of Adidas’ lifestyle sneakers released for both genders, men’s sizing range from 4 to 14, women’s from 5 to 11. The U_Path Run unisex sneaker runs on a D-ring lacing system, which secures the feet with custom fitting. Its low-top construction lets the ankles practice a full range of mobility, making it great for any activity.
Living up to its name, this running-inspired silhouette is made for those people who are on the run around town. Hitting the gym, meeting up with friends at the pub or mall, having a fun, brisk walk at the park. That said, casual and sport outfits come to mind, such as jeans, shorts, dresses, leggings, joggers, sweatpants, which all go along well with the U_Path run.
Perhaps this model's most striking asset is its soft, stretchy, and lightweight mesh upper, which is constructed like a bootie and comfortably fits like a sock. A lightly padded tongue and collar plus an Ortholite sockliner add some extra comfort. On the sidewalls, a synthetic Three Stripes logo run along, and the insole bears the Trefoil, exhibiting its Originals heritage.
In 2001, the Three Stripes established the Originals umbrella to honor their classics heritage, with the motto, “Once innovative, now classic, always authentic.” Under the Adidas Originals subbrand, the brand has introduced remakes, reinterpretations, redesigns of classic sneakers. Iconic silhouettes such as the Samba, Stan Smith, Superstar, and the Campus are among the famous Adidas Originals, and these classics now have lines of iterations.
Bearing that unmistakable Trefoil mark and homage to the brand’s classic running heritage, the Adidas U_Path Run is a proud showcase of the Originals.
- Its woven heel tab is elastic, providing on-and-off ease.
- An Ortholite sock liner also has anti-bacterial and anti-moisture properties, which keeps that feet healthy and clean.
- Its uniquely structured tongue has a suede logo detail.