Facts

  • 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
    $65
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The eS Aura Vulc is a skate shoe with a low-top profile and dual lacing system. Seven pairs of metal reinforced eyelets and flat cotton laces comprise the standard lace-up closure system, which gives wearers a secure yet customizable fit. Further enhancing the fit are tongue stabilizers that keep the shoe snug even with loose laces. A woven heel tab helps for easy on and off access. 

The eS Aura Vulc is a modern reinterpretation of the classic eS Aura skate shoes from 1995. It boasts a timeless skate shoe appeal with its low-top construction, dual lacing system, suede/synthetic uppers, and classic eS brandings to the tongue, sides, heel tab, and soles. The eS Aura Vulc also features an asymmetrical Ollie guard offering enhanced durability and perforation detailing on the sidewalls and toe box providing improved breathability. 

Colorways available for this modernized eS skate kick include black, white/green, and red. 

The eS Aura Vulc took the profile of the cupsole eS Aura skate shoes from the mid-‘90s and revamped it to better suit the modern skate market. Unlike its predecessor, this eS skate shoe features a vulcanized outsole for better skate performance. The vulcanized sole gives enhanced board feel and flexibility compared to its cup sole counterpart. 

eS Footwear or otherwise referred to as eS is a footwear brand that produces performance skate shoes for all kinds of skaters across the globe. The brand is established in 1995 by former professional skateboarder Pierre André Senizergues. 

Recently, eS dropped a vulcanized version of the iconic eS Aura skate shoes called the eS Aura Vulc. While the original eS Aura features a cup sole, the updated version has a vulcanized sole for enhanced board feel and flexibility when skating. Other features of the eS Aura Vulc includes a leather/synthetic upper, low-top construction, dual lacing closure, and perforation detailing on the sides and toe box.

  • The eS Aura Vulc also features reinforced double stitching throughout for durability, mesh-lined interior for breathable comfort, and STI Energy Foam insoles for impact support. 
  • The tongue and collar are lightly padded. 
  • Its 400NBS rubber outsole features a diamond tread pattern for superior grip. 

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