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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.

    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
    $100
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The Fila MB is offered in men’s sizes. It has a high-cut collar that delivers ankle support and protection, while its leather and mesh upper provides durability and a solid feel. The lace-up closure at the front helps in securing the fit.

Available in several colorways, the Fila MB basketball-inspired shoes offer a fresh style that can be dressed in different ways. They come in white, navy, and orange color palettes, along with such colorways as black/red/white, red/navy/white, and black/black/black. For any casual activity, the kicks can be styled with denim jeans along with a t-shirt.

The Fila MB fashion sneaker also has a retro appeal that can be paired with bold, neon, or neutral hues. Athletic clothes such as joggers, track pants, sweatshirts, and more will match the model’s sporty appeal. With its eye-catching pattern design on the midsole, the shoe can add an interesting touch to any simple outfit.

Premium patent leather and synthetic mesh materials were used for the upper of the high-top Fila MB athletic-inspired shoe. Aside from its unique design on the midsole, the sneaker features mesh quarter detailing for ventilation. Fila branding details are found on the tongue, upper, back counter, and vamp for a smooth and exclusive touch.

The Fila MB shoes have a chunky look that is as trendy as it is vintage inspired. They also have an asymmetrically cut high-top collar for another quirky detail. Padding on the tongue and collar elevate the retro look and feel, giving the model a distinct 1990s flair.

Giansevero Fila founded the Fila brand in 1911 in the small town of Biella in Piedmont, Italy. Originally, the business produced clothes for people from the Italian Alps. Its main product was initially underwear, but in the 1970s, the brand moved on to sportswear. This led to the label becoming more popular.

By 2007, the entire company was bought by Fila Korea, which at the time operated as a separately licensed brand. As a result, Fila became the largest sportswear business in South Korea. Today, the company manufactures sports clothes for athletes, men, women, and children. Among the brand's most popular products are its shoes.

One of the label’s most well-known footwear models is the Fila MB sneaker. It stands as one of Fila’s most memorable 1990s basketball shoes ever. The brand brought it back with hot new looks for a fresh perspective. Its bold design was enhanced with perforated leather paneling on the upper, while the white, orange and navy color schemes give the shoe a timeless retro appeal.

  • Along with the rubber outsole, the iconic Fila MB heritage midsole design provides support and cushioning.

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