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.
Available in women’s sizing only, the Converse Chuck 70 Pastel Ox comes in sizes 7 to 11. This range includes half sizes for a more accurate fit. It is engineered with a soft leather upper that may stretch after some time.
The lace on this shoe helps users to adjust the fit according to their foot widths. Potential buyers are advised to size down because this shoe runs big.
As a basketball-inspired sneaker, the Chuck 70 Pastel Low is dressed with the same old familiar silhouette that Converse fans love. Crafted in a low-top construction, this kick can easily be paired with denim jeans or shorts.
Also, thanks to its pastel hues, this sneaker may be worn with summer dresses and colorful skater skirts.
The Converse Chuck 70 Pastel Low Top is a fusion of sports and fashion. It is built with the original Chuck 70 design but with a modern twist. Its pebbled leather upper is soft washed in bright pastel shades.
Underneath the vintage-styled upper is a durable outsole with archival rubber taping. It also has an Ortholite-padded insole.
Converse is undoubtedly one of the most iconic footwear brands in the market today. Created by Marquis Mills, it started in 1908 as Converse Rubber Shoe Company and specialized in galoshes. The brand’s first sneaker was a Converse High-Top in natural brown colorway.
Sales of the canvas shoes were a little slow back in the days because trainer shoes were not seen as leisure shoes. However, when the shoes were renamed “All-Star” and with the help of Chuck Taylor, things quickly took a 180-degree turn for the brand.
In 1936, the American basketball team was wearing Converse basketball shoes to the Olympics. Also, millions of young Americans who were training for World War II wore Converse high-tops. After the war, the brand launched the low-top models, which also coincided with the formation of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Converse All-Star sneakers were in continuous production ever since it was released to the market. In 2008, a reworked model came in the form of the Converse Chuck 70 All-Star. This silhouette had all the essentials of the base model but with a retro vibe and modern comfort.
There have been a lot of reworked models from the Chuck 70 collection. One of which is the Converse Chuck 70 Pastel Ox. It features several vintage details that take inspiration from the OG model.
- Colorways available for the Converse Chuck 70 Pastel Low Top are Pink Foam/Enamel Red/Egret, Papyrus/Field Surplus/Egret, and Celestial Teal/Pink Foam/Egret.
- This shoe has a textile inner lining for enhanced comfort.