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    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.

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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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The Emerica Wino G6 Mid is available in men's sizing ranges 5 to 14 US, in D-medium width. Depending on the colorway, it has a leather or suede upper that offers sufficient foot breathability. It has a mid-top profile with the Emerica's Tuff Cuff Collar Padding which gives relative ankle protection and support compared to low-top skate shoes.

This lace-up sneaker has the gusseted tongue connecting to the midsole that ensures a snug fit as well as security that it will not slide down sideways while skating. With the drop-in PU G6 insole, it provides impact absorption from hard landings. Also, it is equipped with the heel anchor system, keeping the feet securely in place.

If you are looking for black & white skate shoes that offer a minimalist and clean design yet exudes subtle sophistication, then take a look at the Emerica Wino G6 Mid. With the double stitching, it has a clean upper, mid-top profile that can match not only casual or semi-casual outfits.

With a unisex in style, this shoe can look good when paired with denim jeans or shorts and topped with a graphic shirt for a straightforward fashion. Khaki pants can also work with this sneaker if you need something to wear during one of those semi-formal events.

Among the great skate sneakers, you can find out there are from Emerica. The Wino G6 Mid has a heel anchor system which wraps around the ankle. It is an arc-shaped foam padding which keeps the foot securely locked down in one place.  

Also, it has the lightweight PU G6 insole. It is a high-rebound foam insole that offers high impact support and cushioning.

The low-top Wino G6 was introduced in early 2017. Since then, it became an instant hit. Following up with this classic, the Emerica Wino G6 mid was launched in 2018. This new addition to the collection offers better ankle support and protection because of its mid-top profile.

It features a one-piece toe cap, a heel anchor system, and G6 insole for durability, a better fit, and high impact absorption respectively. It may have suede or leather for its upper, depending on the colorway. Also, it is built with a double-wrapped vulcanized construction, making the shoe lightweight and flexible.

Although the vulcanized outsole does not provide as much as protection as the cupsole does, still, it is preferred by skateboarders who want to experience board feel with less bulk and weight. Also, the Wino G6 Mid has an outsole with a triangle tread pattern that delivers maximum grip.

  • This silhouette is also used in a collaborative work. You can check out the Emerica x Pendleton Wino G6 Mid Skate Shoes.
  • The PU G6 insole is removable.
  • The upper material varies depending on the colorways. For Black/ White/ Gold and Navy/ Black, they got the suede upper. However, the Tan/ Black used the leather one.
  • The Wino G6 Mid has a soft textile lining for added comfort.