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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.

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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 8.6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The Adidas VS Set Mid is comfortable when worn, according to several purchasers.
  • The greater part of reviewers agreed that this is a nice looking mid-top sneaker.
  • There are several colorways of the Adidas VS Set Mid to choose from.
  • Many also appreciated the excellent quality of this Adidas NEO shoe.
  • This shoe is a good value for money, which is a plus for most purchasers.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A limited number of reviewers said that they did not like the materials used on the Adidas VS Set Mid.

Bottom line

If you are looking for a relaxed looking mid-top casual sneaker, then the Adidas VS Set Mid is probably one of the best options for you. The majority of those who have tried on a pair attested its comfortable fit on the feet that makes walking a breeze. Adding to this are its reasonable price, excellent quality, and fantastic style.


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Adidas VS Set Mid History

Adidas introduced the Adidas NEO as its label that caters to younger consumers aged 14-19. NEO means new, reflecting the label’s idea of providing a new concept of products that will address the needs or demands of its target audience. The Adidas NEO provides a product range that is fun, fresh, connected and affordable.

One of the casual sneakers under the Adidas NEO label is the Adidas VS Set Mid. It is the mid-top version of the low-top sneaker Adidas VS Set. It also features a textile material on the upper with leather eyelets and Three Stripes. The Three Stripes are presented in a contrasting color as the upper. The shoe laces are tonal, which adds to the simplicity of the shoe's overall look. The rubber outsole is vulcanized.

Adidas VS Set Mid Style

The Adidas VS Set Mid is a mid-top sneaker with minimal design and sleek style. Each of the available colorways comes in subtle colors completed with tonal laces and signature Three Stripes in contrasting white color. Both men and women could easily style it with casual outfits for a laid-back and relaxed look.

Fit & Sizing

The Adidas VS Set Mid has sufficient padding on the collar and tongue for an added comfort to the feet. It also features a traditional lace closure that can be adjusted depending on the wearer’s preference. Wearers’ least concern on this shoe would be the tongue sliding off to the sides as there is an extra eyelet that holds it in place to avoid such dilemma. Sufficient hold and support could also be expected from this sneaker.

Men’s shoes are offered from sizes 6 to 12, while women’s are from 4 to 10, both in standard width. The fit is generally true to size.

Notable Features

The Adidas VS Set Mid features a textile upper with leather accents on the Three Stripes and the eyelets. The mid-top construction is supported by a padded collar for utmost comfort, support, and ankle protection. Additional comfort and flexibility are provided by the vulcanized rubber outsole.

Additional Info

  • Minimal Adidas text branding is displayed on the tongue. The signature Three Stripes can be found on both sides of the shoe. Aside from these, no other forms of branding are visible on the entirety of the upper.
  • This shoe is part of the Adidas NEO sub-brand.