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.
Fit & Sizing
K-Swiss’ Heritage Light L shoes have men’s and women’s sizings available. The women’s range from 5 to 12 while the men’s version is offered in measurements ranging from 6 to 14. Regular flat laces and a standard lacing system allows the user to adjust the fit accordingly.
K-Swiss Heritage Light L Style
K-Swiss shoes carry a subtle sophistication that can help style up any outfit, no matter how casual it is. For men, pair up these shoes with dark jeans, a white tee, and a jacket in the same shade as your jeans. You can also dress for smarter occasions by matching the K-Swiss Heritage Light L in a white shade with a cream suit.
Women can try pairing these low-tops with tight jeans and a leather jacket for casual days. A skirt and a pretty blouse will do for when you need to be a little more girly.
The Heritage Light L silhouette emphasizes quality construction above all. The shoes are expertly crafted from smooth leather for comfort and an elegant look. Embossed microdots on the uppers provide an understated accent that nevertheless draws the eyes to the shoes’ minimalist design.
K-Swiss Heritage Light L History
K-Swiss is an American company founded in 1966 by two Swiss brothers who immigrated to the US. Both of them were skiing and tennis enthusiasts who discovered that some elements of the ski boot can provide ample support when applied to court shoes which often had to handle aggressive side to side movements during play.
Their first shoes were named Court Classics which are also the world’s first all-leather sneakers for tennis-playing. This silhouette was quickly embraced by the tennis world and gained worldwide acclaim.
In 2014, the brand decided to update its brand identity by starting a collection of shoes designed for the modern world but with a distinct vintage look that harkens back to its tennis past. The K-Swiss Heritage Light L has got the heritage style down pat, but the comfort is a pure modern touch.
- K-Swiss Heritage Light L shoes are offered in several colorways including red, white, grey, black/white, and all black.
- The shoes’ rubber soles feature a tread pattern designed to improve stability as well as traction.