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.
The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Pride High Top is a unisex shoe with sizes starting from US 3 men’s (5 women’s). It runs big. Hence buyers, especially narrow-footed ones, are advised to get at least a half size smaller than their usual.
The high-top profile of this shoe gives ample ankle support and protection. It has flat cotton laces in a traditional lace-up closure for a comfortable fit that can be tightened or loosened depending on the wearer's preference. Arch support is lacking.
In commemoration of Pride month with the LGBTQ+ community, Converse transformed its iconic and timeless Converse Chuck Taylor All Star High Top shoes with design elements that speak nothing but pride and celebration. Regardless of colorway, each shoe is infused with all-out, eye-catching, and standout colors combined with intricate design details that surely make a statement.
This exceptional high top Chucks retained the old-school appeal of the original with its key features – low-key, lightweight, and durable canvas upper combined with the traditional lacing system and flexible rubber sole. But it only takes one look to know why it’s a standout.
The Chuck Taylor All Star Pride High Top from Converse is probably one of the most colorful sneakers ever marketed. Its entire look from top to bottom took its cue from rainbow colors. Some colorways even don a rainbow-colored outsole. Each shoe also features trans flag patches as an applique for extra flair.
Since 2014, Converse has continuously been releasing its annual Pride Collection in celebration of Pride month. The yearly event paves the way for the brand to show support in positive social change and the LGBTQ+ community as a whole.
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a significant historical event that helped set off the LGBTQ+ movement. Such celebration makes the Converse 2019 Pride Collection all the more so exceptional. The collection varies from low-tops to high-tops and also customizable kicks.
Released as part of the Converse 2019 Pride Collection is a fun and lively upgrade to the classic Chucks High Top called the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Pride High Top. The shoe took the original Converse Chuck Taylor All Star High Top as its base model and transformed the plain and basic canvas upper with colorful details that epitomize the Pride movement.
- The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Pride High Top is customizable via the Nike website.
- The Wolf Grey/Black/Multi colorway of this shoe features a special edition 50th Pride Anniversary tongue print on the inside and glitter lightning bolts design on the upper.