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.
Fit & Sizing
The Emerica Wino Standard is available in men's sizing, which ranges from 5 to 14. Its classic low-cut design enables the ankles to have full mobility so that they can effectively adapt to sudden foot transitions when skating or walking. Moreover, the Wino Standard uses a traditional lace-up closure to lock down the feet with custom fitting.
Emerica Wino Standard Style
Its minimalist styling gives the Wino Standard a smart, polished design, which one can easily dress up and down. It looks at home in both skinny ripped denims and regular pants or chinos. A hoodie, sweater, flannel, long-sleeved polo, or tee shirt are great matches for a top to this sneaker.
That said, the Wino Standard comes in classy, monochromatic color schemes, such as black/black/black, white/white/gum, navy/gum/gold, burgundy, tan/white, and more. It’s also featured in Victor Aceves signature colorway. Lastly, on specific colorways, the Wino Standard may feature vegan materials for its upper.
Perhaps the most striking thing about the Wino Standard is its classic vulc skate shoe silhouette, which reminds one of the 1960s California. Yet the Wino Standard has that modern-day vibe to fit the present sensibilities. Its minimalistic, monochromatic design simply breathes out sophistication, which many people seek nowadays.
Emerica Wino Standard History
In 1996, Sole Technology, which was owned by World Champion pro skater Pierre André Senizergues, launched Emerica. The young skate brand soon emerged by forming and sponsoring a team of skaters. Big names such as Andrew Reynolds, Ed Templeton, Bryan Herman, Figgy, and Leo Romero made up the team. Then on, Emerica produced memorable skating videos.
Over the years, Emerica had churned out high-quality skate shoes, which gathered a massive loyal following. Since its emergence, the brand’s functional yet stylish silhouettes had captured the fancies of skaters and sneakerheads alike. The Wino Standard continues Emerica’s heritage of skate-specific shoes that flaunts huge doses of style without missing on technical features.
- The triangle treads on the hard-wearing outsole offers multidirectional grip.
- Each pair has five reinforced metal eyelets that add to the overall durability of the sneaker.
- Emerica branding is detailed in the sidewall, tongue, insole, and outsole tread.