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
    $258
Show more facts

Expert Reviews

Experts are sneaker fanatics, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

Are you an expert? Apply to contribute here.

Become an expert

The Frye Lena Hiker is offered in women’s sizes 5.5-11 in medium width. With its leather upper, the shoe ensures a solid and dependable fit for different activities. It has a lace-up closure that can help adjust the tightness, while the side zipper enables the wearer to put the sneaker on or off easily. Additionally, the high-top collar offers excellent ankle protection and support.

Available in three colorways, black, off-white, and wheat, the high-top Frye Lena Hiker sneakers feature an outdoor-inspired style. They have an edgy appeal that is well-suited for a street-ready ensemble. Additionally, the shoe's neutral colorways will go well with various casual and athleisure outfits.

Leggings, skinny jeans, or pants will emphasize the sneaker’s cleat-like design. Pair it with a graphic or plain t-shirt to complement the urban vibe. Dresses, shorts, or skirts will give the model a feminine contrast, perfect for a striking appeal.

With an upper made up of premium Italian leather, the Frye Lena Hiker fashion sneaker delivers an everyday casual cleat style. The design is complemented by antique silver hardware in the form of the D-ring eyelets and lace hooks. Rope laces complete the shoe’s hiking-inspired design. 

With a plain, one-inch midsole, the model keeps things simple and stark. Stitch detailing at the heel add to the edgy vibe. The four-inch high-top shaft ends with an asymmetrical collar for an eye-catching flair. A pair of these kicks come with a second pair of laces to change up the look.

Since 1863, Frye has been delivering elegant lifestyle kicks for both men and women. The brand’s style springs from simple and minimalistic inspirations, balanced by sporty features and accents. One such modern kick is the Frye Lena Hiker cleat, a hiking-inspired sneaker designed for everyday wear.

Showcasing an ankle-grazing height, this model is made from supple Italian full-grain leather. It’s a modern take on hiker-inspired sneakers, fitting in with today’s sneaker cleat trend. Additionally, the shoe has a thick rubber cup sole for added durability.

Frye keeps things interesting by making the laces of this model interchangeable. It has an edgy side zipper detail that promises not only convenience but comfort as well. Despite the shoe’s hiker look, it’s not only limited to sporty outfits as it’s versatile enough for pairing with different casual clothes.

  • The shoe has a rubber outsole that offers durability and support.
  • This model is lined with leather for a comfortable and luxurious feel.

Comparison