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.
CollectionConverse Run Star
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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 Run Star Translucent runs true to size. It comes in men’s and women’s sizing for narrow to medium and even wide-feet users because of the roomy interiors. The low-top Converse Run Star Translucent shoes are offered in men’s US sizes 4.5 to 14.5 while women’s US sizes start at 3.5 to 13.
The familiarity of the Converse Run Star Translucent silhouette is evident in its throwback chunky sole and iconic One Star influence reminiscent of the early 2000s when the running shoe trend began. Combining exaggerated tooling with the heritage silhouette of the One Star, Converse steps up the aesthetics with bright hues like the Converse Run Star Translucent in Lava Glow and Converse Run Star Translucent in Storm Pink.
For those looking for a more minimalist and versatile colorway than the brightly colored versions, the Converse Run Star Translucent in White colorway is the wiser choice. The summer-ready brightly colored designs come in breathable mesh, suede, and leather overlays.
Styling the Converse Run Star Translucent for men or the women’s Converse One Star Translucent is quite easy. The thick-soled kicks are best worn with tees and shirts paired with ankle or cropped pants, cuffed joggers, and comfortable shorts. The summer-ready colors make it a great addition to your sneakers meant for daytime use. For those wanting to strut the streets at night, the brightly colored Converse Run Star translucent is also a visual treat with its reflective front and back detailing.
While there’s hardly any modern sneaker technology introduced in the Converse Run Star translucent, the shoe still commands a presence with its brightly colored overlays in the mesh, suede, and leather upper sitting on top of a thick and comfortable Phylon sole. Projecting the style trends of the early 2000s, the Converse Run Star Translucent looks stunning on feet as it has enough contemporary vibes and styling replicating the latest streetwear trends.
The Converse Run Star Translucent is a contemporary running shoe silhouette that is inspired by the iconic One Star. The iconic hoops shoe with its signature star emblem is known for its durability when it was a favorite basketball shoe in the early 1970s. However, the popularity of the shoe declined with the entry of more advanced basketball footwear.
The shoe only resurfaced in the early 1990s when it became a favorite sneaker of the grunge rock generation with the likes of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain donning the Converse One Star. With the acquisition of the Converse brand by billion dollar footwear retailer Nike in 2003, the One Star was among the shoes that were given different material treatments. From the canvas upper, it was transformed into leather, mesh, knit, nylon and other materials.
The Converse Run Star Translucent is among the latest designs introduced by Converse that is highly influenced by the iconic One Star. Nike designers combined the heritage running style and exaggerated tooling with the aesthetics of the One Star. The design is meant to bring the bestselling One Star back to the year 2000s style influences and trends. The result of the early 2000s-inspired design is a mesh upper with translucent material and suede overlays, a fused toe cap with reflective details and a TPU molded eye row. The shoe also has a Phylon foam sole with rubber pods at the bottom for added traction. The design is finished by a molded star detail at the heel.
- The shoe comes with a TPU molded eye row that secures the flat shiny laces.
- A molded jewel star detail is placed on the heel while another star branding is placed on the upper’s side.
- Fused synthetic toe cap comes with reflective detail for added visibility.
- Back heel area also has a reflective band for added night visibility when running.