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.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Americana High Tops are unisex shoes. The sizing for men run from 3 to 12 while the women’s go from 5 to 14. The measurements, however, run large. It’s suggested to go down by a half size at least.
The shoes have flat soles, which are common to classic kicks. Customized inserts can be used for those with high arches. Inserts might even help with the size difference so you won’t need to size down.
An eight-pair eyelet lacing system provides a customizable fit. Since Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Americana High Tops have a high-cut profile, ample support is provided for the ankles.
From basketball to the grunge music scene to skateboarding and lifestyle use. Chuck Taylors have crossed so many cultural genres and social divides since their release. It’s no wonder why Chuck Taylor shoes have been attracting people from all walks of life for many generations. The shoes have this timeless look that matches with everything.
The vintage flavor is still very much present in these new renditions, although nationalistic touches have been added in. Red stripes go across the white uppers while a blue canvas fabric with stars covers the tongues and part of the back. White laces complete the look.
Most classics don’t rely on modern tech to be appreciated. It’s all in the design, the nostalgia that design brings, and, of course, the good old-fashioned comfort they afford users. Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Americana High Tops are certified classics because the core model they’re based on is a century-year old.
The Independence Day theme is easily the most noticeable feature of the shoes. The American flag-inspired kicks provide the perfect way to lowkey show your love for the country without busting out a real live flag.
What’s noteworthy about Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Americana High Tops is that they’ve lasted so long. Oh, the version may be new, but the core model, the silhouette that this model is based on is older than a century yet continues to live on. There probably isn’t any other silhouette as long-lasting as Chuck Taylors.
In 1917, Converse released a model that no one knew would influence the game of basketball so much. But influence it did, helped along by an enterprising salesman named Chuck Taylor who sold the shoes by advancing the game through basketball clinics he set up all over the U.S.
The All Stars became so popular that they became synonymous with the ball sport. Converse repaid Chuck by having his name included in the famous logo patch of the shoes and renaming the All Stars to Chuck Taylor All Stars.
The shoes have continued to be Converse’s bestsellers to this day. They have also been remade into dozens of iterations, which includes these Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Americana High Tops.
All Star Americana High Tops
2015 was the year when Converse first released an Americana Pack to celebrate the 4th of July. Two full months before Independence Day, the brand released a collection of Chuck Taylor All Stars High Tops, Chuck 70s, Chuck Taylor All Star Lows, and more with a unifying theme of red, white, and blue colors. More Americana-themed colorways were released in the succeeding years.
- These shoes are made of canvas uppers and vulcanized rubber soles.
- Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Americana High Tops retail at a price of $60.