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 standard fit of a regular Asics Gel Lyte V model is what the Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective also delivers. It hugs the foot in comfort with its ample padding and enables the wearer to lock their foot down in an adjustable fit with its lace-up closure. The unisex low-top sneaker is offered in men’s sizing ranging from size 7 US to size 11 US, including the half sizes. The Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective is available in medium width but it may fit narrow and will not be suitable for those with wide feet.
Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective Style
Classic and modern style combined and presented into the Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective. A street worthy image covers the silhouette as it shows a sporty yet trendy appeal. Flexibility also comes in this low-top silhouette that enables it to finish up a good number of street-inspired outfit options successfully.
Whether one is going out on a stroll across town, meeting up with friends for lunch, or having a fun night out, the Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective delivers a fashion-forward style that keeps the wearer’s outfit on point in various occasions.
A low-light reflective detailing that has been added to the classic Asics Gel Lyte V gives the Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective its distinct characteristic. It provides the sneaker its own identity that separates it from its predecessors.
Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective History
Asics is among the big leading brands in the footwear industry. It has established a concrete name and a solid reputation and has proven its capacity and ability to offer the people diverse, quality, and high-performance products.
In the year 1993, the brand introduced the Asics Gel Lyte V silhouette as a continuation of the Asics Gel Lyte collection, following the Asics Gel Lyte III. The number four (IV) was skipped by the brand for the reason that it is considered bad luck in the Japanese culture.
The sneaker also gained its fair share of popularity and had witnessed successful collaborative releases. It has become one of the favorite silhouettes from the brand to be involved in collaborations next to the Asics Gel Lyte III.
Variations of the Asics Gel Lyte V have been offered by the brand. Asics has managed to keep the silhouette alive up to the present. The Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective falls under the main model’s variations in which the shoe presents a reflective detailing. It gives off the retro feeling with hints of modernity in it.
- The Asics Gel Lyte V Reflective features its remarkable no-sew construction.
- The sneaker displays the Asics branding on the tongue pull tab, on the heel area, and at the bottom.
- The Asics Gel Lyte V callout is displayed on the sides.