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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The reason behind the Asics Gel Lyte MT GTX’s narrower and smaller construction is that inside it contains a neoprene-like filling which adds insulation. Users with more full feet conformities or even those with typical structures should grab half or a full size higher than their standard just to obtain the optimal fit.
The Asics Gel Lyte MT GTX has a generous size range starting from 4 up to 14 which are all constructed in D medium widths. Snugging the sneaker was made possible by its trail-style laces which is coupled by smooth Mono-sock interior.
The Japanese brand made it possible for the mountaineering look of the Asics Gel Lyte MT Gore-tex shoes to not look out of place when sporting into urban settings thanks to its classic vibe. The amalgamation of previous accents proved worthy in terms of style, which is aided by the right choices for color-blocking.
Men would not have a hard time partnering these bad boys during colder seasons as winter clothing tend to blend well with its hip and contemporary appeal. The ladies are more than welcome to share a piece of the Gel Lyte MT G-TX commotion by styling it with warmers and wool jackets.
Comparing to its older Gel MT brother, the GTX-infused silhouette adds a waterproof detail to its uppers perfect for those wet conditions. The split-tongue element of the Gel Lyte III remained intact while a dash of the Respector was seen on the heel.
The Japan-based brand Asics had been around for decades and had been one of the top producers of sportswear goods all over the world. It was in the 80s when the group released the Gel Lyte series--one of their very first prestigious attempts to tap the running market.
Paying homage to those runners of the past, Asics had merged some of the features of their coveted models to create an outdoor-inspired silhouette called the Asics Gel Lyte MT. The said sneaker fuses the split tongue of the Gel Lyte III and the heel clip of the Gel Respector producing a one-of-kind iteration.
Since the release of the Gel Lyte MT in 2016, colorway renditions had flocked to its design. It was only in 2019 when the sneaker was revamped into a more aggressive type by dressing it in a Gore-tex material which was then named aptly as the Asics Gel Lyte MT GTX.
- The midsole was dipped in neutral colors to contrast the muted tones of the uppers.
- Pull tabs were positioned at the heel for ease of entry.
- The Gore-tex material is complemented by suede overlays.