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.
Airwalk Legacee High-Top History
Founded in 1986, Airwalk quickly established a firm reputation as a top skateboarding shoe brand. Throughout the ‘80s and the ‘90s, it became the go-to brand for skaters. In the skateboarding world, the top skaters partnered with the brand to create the best shoes for performance.
Soon after, Airwalk decided to explore other categories in the action sports community, producing snow boots and other gear. The brand wanted to be relevant to all youth, no matter the hobby or interest. Airwalk also went into the casual footwear market, eventually leaving behind its skateboarding legacy.
A retro look is what makes the Airwalk Legacee High-Top shoe versatile, appropriate for everyday use for any activity. Its high-top style and classic lace-up look keep up with the trends of the fashion world. Like many in the Airwalk casual shoe catalog, the high-top Legacee is made to be budget-friendly for everyone. It’s sleek and functional, suitable for women and men everywhere.
Airwalk Legacee High-Top Style
A canvas upper, typical lace-up system, and a soft collar make up the classic look of the Airwalk Legacee High-Top. The style is still trendy today and can be paired with pants or shorts, along with skirts for women. A hip look can be achieved with a t-shirt or sweatshirt paired with pants when wearing the shoe. Overall, the shoe’s simple and functional design can go well with most anything.
Fit & Sizing
Women’s sizes from 5-13 and men’s sizes from 6-15 are available for the high-top Airwalk Legacee. The width of the women's variation is B or medium, while for men the shoe is in D or medium width as well. Excellent ankle support is provided by the shoe’s high-top style. The classic white lace-up system offers a secure fit, while the canvas upper offers good overall support for the foot.
There is no branding tag on the Airwalk Legacee high-top’s tongue or upper, emphasizing simplicity and subtlety. Instead, the Airwalk name is found on the heel tab. There is contrasting stitching along the shoelace eyelets, the collar, the back, and near the sole for a preppy and stylish look. Soft, unpadded canvas makes up the high-top collar.
- Padding is added to the insole for comfort.
- The built-up outsole is non-marking.
- Rubber is used for the cap toe to increase durability.
- Canvas is used for the shoe’s lining.