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
Cole Haan ZEROGRAND Genevieve Perforated Sneakers come in women’s sizes in medium and wide widths. The measurements range from 5 to 11, with half sizes in between. Two persons have reported the shoes in medium width to be slightly narrow, but the wide version should fix that. Generally, the shoes are true to size.
A ghillie-type of lacing system with round laces provide a custom fit for the user. There isn’t any padding on the tongues or around the uppers except for the collars, but the nubuck/leather used is soft and very flexible.
Cole Haan ZEROGRAND Genevieve Perforated Sneaker Style
Cole Haan has knocked it out of the park with these shoes. ZEROGRAND Genevieve Perforated sneakers are expertly crafted with deluxe nubuck or leather for a sophisticated look. The laser-cut perforation details all over the sneakers give them a distinctive styling while also acting as vents to keep your feet cool.
The versatile design of the shoes means you can pair them with ultra-casual ensembles such as sweats and joggers as well as with not-so-casual clothing such as skirts or dresses and pretty blouses.
There are four colorways available for these kicks: marine blue nubuck/vapor grey, argento leather/optic white, ironstone nubuck/optic white, and black nubuck/black.
ZEROGRAND Genevieve Perforated Sneakers come with Cole Haan’s famous Grand.OS technology, which is engineered to reduce weight and mimic the natural flexibility of the feet. The responsive cushioning in the soles rebound with each step, so feet feel fresh and untired even at the end of the day.
The Grand.OS tech keeps all the intricate details of how the feet work (muscles, tendons, and more) in mind and is an innovative system that focuses on keeping everything working smoothly together.
Cole Haan ZEROGRAND Genevieve Perforated Sneaker History
In the year 2014, Cole Haan launched its ZEROGRAND line, which quickly took off because people equated the range with comfort and style. All footwear in this line (sneakers, oxfords, and boots) are equipped with the brand’s Grand.OS technology which became synonymous with the word comfort.
The focus of the line was to provide users with shoes that give the comfiness of a sneaker while providing the classy vibe of a dress-shoe. They’re made for day-to-night wear and can transition quickly from a formal shirt and trousers/skirt to the everyday look of jeans and a tee.
There are fewer seams in the shoes from this range, and the result is that the shoes feel more relaxed and like a part of your feet. Many also feature perforated patterns for breathability, and they are all lightweight and ultra-flexible.
ZEROGRAND Genevieve Perforated Sneakers come from this prestigious line and carry all the elements that made this range beloved by Cole Haan fans. The shoes are styled simply with only the allover perf details inspired by the brand’s optical weave pattern providing the only design.
- Cole Haan ZEROGRAND Genevieve Perforated sneakers are for sale at $200.