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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Fit & Sizing
Ecco Intrinsic Karma Tie sneakers are available in women's sizing only. The sizes available ranges from 4/4.5 to 12/12.5. There are a few customers who had an issue with the sizing, but a majority of the buyers feels the shoe true to its size. The upper is composed of leather and knitted textile that adds to the shoe’s flexibility. Ecco also made the cushioned inlay sole identical to the shape of the foot for added comfort.
Ecco Intrinsic Karma Tie Style
The low top Ecco Intrinsic Karma Tie is a women’s lifestyle shoe that has a contemporary design that matches well with casual clothing. A combination of sporty appearance with leather lining and knitted textile makes for a stylish look. It is available in three colorways – coral blush, cobalt, and black.
The shoe features a flexible sole that gives stability and grip while the last and molded inlay sole provides support. The textile and leather uppers move with the feet.
Ecco Intrinsic Karma Tie History
Ecco is a Danish footwear company founded by Karl Toosbuy in 1963. The company's growth has been steady, as it was able to sell 1 million pairs of shoes since 1982. Ecco sustained a level of success, as its products were being distributed in over 90 countries.
Today, Ecco is still under the ownership of the Toosbuy family and has six factories with almost twenty thousand employees. While Ecco is not one of the household name shoe brands, its success and longevity in the business is no fluke. The company's dedication to quality has been commended throughout its history.
As an addition to its shoe line, the Ecco Intrinsic Karma Tie continues its theme of quality everyday sneakers. Dependable, comfortable, and affordable, the shoe did not disappoint as with the other models in the series.
- The shoe has a TPU outsole, which makes the shoe more flexible and durable.
- Ecco made the last atomically-designed for support and comfort.
- The insoles are removable.