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  • Top

    Low Top

    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

    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.

    High Top

    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.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    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.

  • Price
    $160
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Ecco Exceed Sport History

With a low-top silhouette, the Ecco Exceed Sport is an athletic-inspired sneaker which has a supportive PU cage-liked upper that provides maximum breathability. It is also made of quality materials, making it wear-resistant. Like most of the Ecco footwear, this lace-up sneaker utilizes a direct-injected PU foam midsole for ultimate cushioning while the TPU outsole gives reliable traction.

Thanks to Karl Toosbuy who founded the Ecco brand in 1963, he made it possible for the durable, stylish and comfortable footwear to be experienced by people today. He started his dream by giving up his stable and regular job as a shoe factory manager in Copenhagen. He also sold his house and moved to Bredebro in Denmark together with wife Birte and daughter Hanni.

The Toosbuys started the shoe production with a small team in an empty factory built by the local community. The initial designs were shoes with pointy and thin heels which was produced under the name “Venus.” In 1978, Ecco launched the Ecco Joke, designed by Ejnar Truelsen. The Ecco Joke became a hit among men and women, marking the first breakthrough of the company. This is the first classic shoe that hugely beneficial in the company’s marketing.

Ecco Exceed Sport Style

Check out the Ecco Exceed Sport Style if you are on the lookout of a comfortable sneaker with an athletic vibe. This unisex sneaker does not only give you flexibility, stability, and comfort but also ensures to match with your outfit, contributing an aesthetic appeal. Men can match this sneaker with their shorts, joggers, and jeans. Ladies, on the other hand, can pair this shoe with skirts, skinnies, shorts, jumpsuits, jeans, joggers and other casual outfits. The black colorway can even match office attire.

Fit & Sizing    

With a low-top silhouette, the Ecco Exceed Sport is available in sizes from 6 to 14.5 for men while 4 to 12.5 for women. The upper is made of a combination of durable yak nubuck leather and mesh materials, providing sufficient breathability. For an added ventilation, the leather upper has perforation details as well. It also has a breathable textile lining for an optimal foot climate.

Notable Features

The low-top Ecco Exceed Sport has a PU cage-liked design accenting the upper for an added and unique style. It has a lightweight TPU outsole that features flex grooves for flexibility on the forefoot area and flex web for outstanding stability. Lastly, it has a tongue which is relatively thinner but still has the right amount of padding that offers ample comfort.

Additional Info

  • The Ecco Exceed Sport has a removable footbed that can be replaced with custom orthotics.
  • This sneaker is available in colorways including aquatic/Aquatic/Sulphur and Coral Blush/Coral Blush/Capri Breeze for women while Biscaya and Black/Black for men.

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