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.
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Converse Chuck Taylor MC18 High Tops are unisex sneakers, thankfully. They are based on men’s sizes. Women who’d like to keep their feet stylish in harsh weather need to subtract two sizes from their usual Converse shoe measurement. (There is about two sizes difference between the men’s and women’s models under the Converse brand.)
The shoes feature a double-lacing system which keeps feet locked down securely. Sizing reportedly runs a half size too big.
Have no fear that wet or cold weather might damage your kicks. Mother Nature’s weapons are no match against the Converse Chuck Taylor MC18 High Tops. These shoes will ensure that you can still step out in style no matter the weather and keep your feet snug and dry at the same time.
Style these sneakers the usual way you wear your Chucks. With loose denim, long skirts, shorts, boyfriend jeans, and anything else in between. Just like the classic CT, these look good with virtually anything.
These all-weather Chuck Taylor high tops from Converse’s Mountain Club 18 Collection are packed with many utilitarian details you’ll love. The uppers are coated with DWR (Durable Water Repellant), and the linings are Gore-Tex. Gusseted tongues keep the moisture out while Ortholite insoles keep feet comfy inside. Rain, mud, and snow are nothing because your feet will be safely ensconced in these heavy-duty but stylish kicks.
Converse Chuck Taylor MC18 High Top sneakers are the Converse brand’s answer to enthusiasts of the iconic Chuck Taylor All Stars who wish to wear their Chucks everywhere and in every season. From summer favorites, the trusty Chucks are now battle-ready against any inclement weather.
The MC in the model’s name stands for Mountain Club while the 18 is for the year the MC collection launched which is 2018. The Mountain Club Collection is composed of three popular Converse silhouettes—the Fastbreak, the One Star, and the Chuck Taylor—reinterpreted with Gore-Tex. All three take inspiration from the Extreme Cold Weather Cleats that Converse previously produced in the 50s. The cleats were made of rubber and were designed military-style.
Converse Chuck Taylor MC18 High Top shoes feature external instructions such as “Fold Gusset This Side Only,” “Keep Double Laced To Hold Firmly,” and “Gore-Tex Layered Upper Keep Closed” that serve as a type of utilitarian design. The last instruction is printed in a circle and takes the place of the All Star badge.
- Converse CT MC18 High Tops are available in White and Black.
- Uncured rugged rubber outsoles provide excellent traction.
- The shoes dropped on November 18, 2018.