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 Lucky Star Low Top comes in unisex sizing. It follows the men’s chart and is available in 4 to 13, including half and full sizes in between, and comes only in a D - Medium width profile. The brand claims that this Converse sneaker is true to size. It should be noted that there’s a 1.5 size difference between male and female feet. With this in mind, ladies who wear a women’s size 6 should get this style in 4.5.
The quintessential facade of the Converse Lucky Star Low Top makes it a suitable match for casual and smart casual clothing. This unisex low top trainer can be worn with slim cut pants cuffed at the legs or with walking shorts. A simple crew-neck shirt or tank top works well with this silhouette and a jacket or blazer can amp the style factor. Ladies have more leeway as these canvas sneakers can be paired with skirts and dresses.
Canvas makes up the upper of the Converse Lucky Star Low Top. This fabric is crafted to be durable and lightweight. It features a unique stitching pattern on the quarters and the heel that gives off a vintage vibe. A rubber toe bumper reinforces the front, protecting the material and toes against abrasions and hits. A thick rubber midsole absorbs shock while a removable sockliner enhances the underfoot comfort.
The Lucky Star was first released in 1967 under the name Chuck Taylor Lucky Star. It has been re-released numerous times since then, with almost no change to the original design. The Converse Lucky Star Low Top closely resembles the Chuck Taylor All Star. Both models were engineered to be worn by basketball players.
Converse employs a thick rubber midsole, a grippy rubber outsole, a canvas upper, and a rubber toe protection on both models. However, there are noticeable differences between the two as the Lucky Star has a unique stitching pattern. Another dissimilarity lies in the plates, as the All Star has ‘Converse All Star’ written on it while the Lucky Star has Chuck Taylor’s signature and appears old school-looking.
- A pair of eyelets are placed on the medial side of the quarter to help with ventilation.