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  • 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
    $820
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The Gucci Rhyton Gucci is a unisex sneaker that is offered in men's sizes in a wide range from 6-16 US. A removable insole that is half an inch in height serves as the first-hand cushioning. Although not entirely an athletic footwear brand, Gucci provides the same level of comfort, if not exceeds, as other mass-produced sneaker brands, only with the added luxuriousness.

Because of its chunky and oversized profile, the Gucci Rhyton Gucci Logo already garnered street style points before its official release. Expected from the brand, each detail stands out, but its 1980s-inspired logo imprint on the side creates the ultimate statement. This debossed design represents almost every element identifiable to the brand, from the double-G logo, red and green stripes, and the black and gold Gucci texts on all corners.

The premium ecru leather upper contrasts the audaciousness because of its neutrality. It elevates the versatility of its look which blends seamlessly with every outfit and remains to create a dramatic message.

Although not Gucci's initial product line, entering the sneaker game only posed threats to other athletic and luxury brands. The Gucci Rhyton Logo, despite being called a dad or ugly sneaker, beholds the true Italian craftsmanship it has been known for. Each element of the shoe, from the buttery leather upper, imprinted logo, removable insole, and outsole, only justifies its $820 price tag.

As a hotel employee in Paris and London, Guiccio Gucci sparked inspiration from the high-quality luggage that used by guests. Upon his return to his birthplace in Florence in 1920, he established a small shop specializing in fine leather goods. Because of paying attention to the utmost detail done by his most skilled artisan craftsmen who handcrafted each piece, his store became a success.

During the 1930's and the 1950's, the designer drew heavy inspiration from the equestrian world which reflected on the Horsebit logo and red and green stripes that promptly became trademarks of the brand. Over the years, the brand reinvented new designs and continuously innovate product styles while maintaining the Italian craftsmanship it was known for.

Currently, Gucci is one of the most high-end and best-selling brands in the world with more than 500 stores worldwide. It has also expanded its product line not only offering bags but apparels, sneakers, and accessories.

  • The Gucci Rhyton Gucci Logo rivals the famous Balenciaga Triple S.
  • Gucci released this sneaker, along with two other Rhyton versions, on their SS18 collection.

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