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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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • Price
    $70
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The Globe GS Chukka comes in men's sizes 7-14 in medium width. Its upper could be made up of suede, twill, or leather, depending on the chosen colorway. Such materials deliver a solid and dependable feel for the foot. A four-eyelet lace-up system featuring leather laces help keep the fit tight and secure. Additionally, it has a low-cut design that offers plenty of ankle mobility.

Many color options were released for the low-top Globe GS Chukka. Selections include black twill/crepe, dark tan pigskin suede/crepe synthetic leather, olive hemp/synthetic leather, and taupe. These neutral colorways can add a sophisticated touch to any outfit for any occasion. Moreover, the kicks are suitable for dressed-up looks.

Shorts, straight-cut jeans, or pants will go well with the shoe's skate style. A t-shirt, sweatshirt, jacket, or hoodie should complete the street-ready appeal. Meanwhile, for events requiring a dressier flair, the sneaker can easily be worn with chinos, slacks, or pants along with a polo shirt or button-down.

With a combination of function and performance, the Globe GS Chukka skate shoe is built with handpicked components. The result is a high-quality and durable skate sneaker that can be worn for different casual activities. Superb craftsmanship is present in the meticulous stitching, the sleek lace, and eyelet detailing, and the smooth upper design.

For a stylish touch, stitch detailing is visible throughout the upper. Meanwhile, Globe branding is found on the tag located on the tongue. A small pull tab on the collar helps in easing the foot in and out. Lastly, the padded collar offers added ankle comfort.

Globe International was founded in 1985 in Australia by the brothers Peter, Stephen and Matt Hill, who serves as the company's current CEO. Peter and Stephen are both former Australian skateboard champions. At the time, they were unsatisfied with the lack of quality products for skating and so they wanted to import US products to Australia.

Through constant skating, promotions, contests, advertisements, and tours, the brothers' business expanded and went on to influence the boom of skating in New Zealand and Australia in the 1980s. Since then, Globe International has grown its operations to an international scope. Today, the brand is known for its reliable kicks.

One of the brand's recent offers is the Globe GS Chukka shoe, which hails from a skate series made up of shaved suede and other materials. This sneaker is developed from the well-loved GS shoe. It's updated with the brand's shock bed insole, Super V outsole, and signature unique curved collar.

  • The sneaker is made with the brand's trademark Shockbed insole, which delivers superb impact control through its polyurethane footbed.
  • Flexibility, durability, and excellent board feel are offered by the Super V vulcanized sole.

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