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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
An unorthodox way of lacing can be seen with the Jordan Flight Fresh including its gusseted eye stays for various options of lacing. Cushioning comes from the Injected Unit midsole which also doubles as an outsole. It is also made out of a half-bootie construction to provide that snug and comfortable fit.
The sneaker is produced in men's sizes in a size range of 7 to 12 which also comes in a D medium width.
Jordans are meant to flaunted even if it belongs in the lifestyle department of the Nike subgroup. This notion implies that sporting the Jordan Flight Fresh with joggers or skinny jeans is a must. The triangular shape also resembles most of the athleisure styles of Jordan sneakers.
Jordan branding can be seen on the tongue, heel side panel, heel strap, and at the underside of the heel. The sneaker's take away feature is the jagged designs of the midsole which resembles wide shark teeth. The outsoles also come in different materials like gum rubber or a translucent ice sole.
Since the dawn of time, sneakerheads have expressed their bias when it comes to Jordan shoes. The Jordan zeitgeist not only proved itself as a fashion statement but also served as a platform for a trading culture that would later spawn billions for sports manufacturers.
The first ever Jordan shoe to be considered was the Air Jordan I, even though it was only a successor of the famously banned kicks namely the Jordan Air Ship which did not reach the public and remained untapped decades after. It almost took two years for Jordan Brand to test their market but in 1986, a sequel was set to rock the streets in the coveted title of Air Jordan II.
Although Michael Jordan was planning to leave the Jordan franchise, the Jordan III changed his mind and was said to be one of his favorite silhouettes of all time. From then on, the Jordan sneaker fad became relentless on releasing eye-worthy kicks that would continue for decades up to this day.
As the recent years approached, more Air Jordan lifestyle iterations shook the world by storm. Jordan Brand had nothing else to do but to involve athleisure models into their line-up so that teens and other consumers can sport the brand in a not too shabby kind of way. Models like the Future, Horizon, Eclipse, and many more were the sparkplugs of this movement.
One of the casual-flair sneaks released by Jordan was the Jordan Flight Fresh which emphasizes the off-court feel with its lightweight foam sole couple by a half-bootie construction for an ultimate pleasurable ride. Introduced in the latter part of 2017, the Flight Fresh had only started to gain sneaker sales momentum and is not planning to stop soon.
- The material composition of the sneaker upper is textile, leather, and synthetic fabrics.
- The toe box includes perforations for optimal breathability.
- A leather overlay at the vamp serves as a variable eyelet alternative which consists of five eyelets on each patch.