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.
Fit & Sizing
The Asics Curreo embodies the silhouette of the signature X-Caliber running shoe. The experience of the users is prioritized upon designing these shoes because its low-cut profile allows more movement on the ankles and the slightly elevated heel provides extra cushioning for comfort.
The mesh and synthetic lining provide a snug fit to the feet while the traditional lace-up closure permits the wearers the leisure to adjust the tightness of the shoe. The Curreo is offered in men's sizes ranging from 5-14 UK.
Asics Curreo Style
Retro is definitely not a passing trend with the Asics Curreo. Inspired by an 80's running sneaker, these sneakers remind people of the brand's running heritage. Although looking like made for the tracks, the Curreo belongs more in the streets. Its sleek and versatile design can take its user on different occasions- whether it is to a concert, to work, or wherever the road leads. Pairing these with pants, shorts, and everything in between is feasible with the Asics Curreo.
Much like the name of the brand that found its name from a Latin phrase, Curreo is translated from the same language, meaning "to run." Despite made for casual purposes, these sneakers boast of track materials like the mesh and synthetic upper which keeps the shoe breathable, strong, and extremely lightweight. The sole equally delivers boasting stability, support, and comfort that can last all day.
Asics Curreo History
Initially starting as the Onitsuka Tiger, founded by Kihachiro Onitsuka in 1949, the company formed with the intent to uplift the post-war depression suffered by Japan. The company produced sneakers of varying sports activities used by 50s, 60s, and 70s athletes worldwide. In 1977, Onitsuka Tiger teamed with GTO, a sportswear manufacturer, and Jelenk, a knitwear company, and formed the ASICS Corporation.
ASICS is derived from the acronym of the Latin phrase "anima sana in corpore sano" which is translated to "a healthy mind in a healthy body." This philosophy is aligned with Onitsuka's, that sports and fitness plays a crucial role for a sound mind and body. This principle has been the foundation of every Asics sneaker that has ever been created.
One of the more current designs of Asics is the Curreo, inspired by an 80s running shoe, X-Caliber. Even though it takes cues from a sports-targeted sneaker, it carries the performance of what it should be on the streets.
- The Asics Curreo has a padded tongue and collar for additional comfort.
- It sports the trademark symbol on the side and Asics text on the tongue.