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    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.

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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.

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    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.

  • Collection

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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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Fit & Sizing    

With different colorways available, the low-top Ecco Gillian sneaker has a leather upper that sits atop of sturdy rubber outsoles, offering adequate foot ventilation and a sure-footed grip respectively. For support and comfort, it has removable footbed which can be replaced by an optional custom orthotics. It has a breathable and supple textile lining that ensures a great next-to-skin feel.

Built for women, it is available in sizes ranges from 4 to 11.5 US in medium with. However, sizing up is suggested for those with slightly wide feet since a few wearers reported a tad bit narrow on the toe area.

Ecco Gillian Sneaker Style

Another wardrobe staple, the Ecco Gillian sneaker is made for on the go women who want to keep the style and enjoy comfort all day. With a unique print detailing, the fashionable upper radiates a feminine look. For an adjustable fit, this sneaker is designed with a lace-up closure.

It can be worn in several ways, be it on a dress-up or down outfit. Like for instance, ladies can wear this chic sneaker and pair it with cuffed slim pants, skinnies, distressed denim jeans or even skirts with their favorite tops like a plaid-shirt, tee or sleeveless blouse, giving a perfect laid-back look.

Notable Features

For the footwear to stay dry and fresh, the Ecco Gillian sneaker utilizes Ecco Comfort Fibre System™ which offers not only an exceptional comfort but also support for everyday wear. The leather-covered and perforated inlay foam insole can be trimmed to customize a perfect fit.

Ecco Gillian Sneaker History

With a low-top silhouette, the Ecco Gillian sneaker is designed for busy women who want to remain stylish as well as enjoy comfort. This fashionable sneaker has a lace-up system that sits atop of a breathable leather upper. A thick directed-injected outsole is also installed which is ideal for running.

The Ecco Gillian sneaker is one of the shoes in the market that have a flair for comfort and style, thanks to Karl Toosbury who founded the brand. But of course, like other businesses that burgeoned and reached the top of success, Toosbury had his fair share of frustration. Toosbury founded the Ecco brand in Bredebro in 1963. Together with his wife, he created a team and started the shoe production in a small factory building.

Toosbury and his team fought several impediments and almost gave up until their first breakthrough arrived in the late 1970s. From there, the company launched a myriad of revolutionary footwear and became a staple of durability and stylish shoes. Through the years, Ecco advances to produce sets of anatomical footwear with vibrant designs to keep consumers comfortable as they rock their fashion-forward footwear.   

Additional Info

  • The Ecco Gillian sneaker has different colorways including Shale/Shale, Black/Black, and Ombre/Ombre.
  • The on-trend outsole is made from direct-injected PU.
  • The Ecco Comfort Fibre System™ foam underside measures 3mm.