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.
This model is offered particularly in women's sizing from 5 to 11 US in medium width. The brand appended cushy Ortholite sockliner that wicks away the moisture while preventing odor formation. This pair also has a conventional four-eyelet lacing system to deliver a customized fit for well-fitting strides.
This low-top Keds Champion Cotton Sateen boasts its timeless look that has withstood the tests of century-old time. This model stayed authentic to its predecessor by showcasing a subdued profile offered in numerous colorways which can be blended smoothly with almost any kinds of attire.
Meanwhile, the cotton sateen upper adds traces of glamorous feel as it gives a faint gloss. This gleam is a result of the special kind of cotton used that were woven in densely pattern. Because of its minimalist design, many love styling this with virtually any laidback ensemble, such as jeans, shorts, and skirts.
Aside from the timeless profile of the Keds Champion Cotton Sateen, one would not miss noticing the slight gloss the cotton sateen reflects. The cotton sateen sheets have a pleasant subtle sheen because of the densely woven unique cotton. These fibers were banded together to create a solid piece of fabric that creates a hint of luster when reflected with light.
The US Rubber Company that was established in 1892 manufactured several kinds of rubber-soled shoes. In 1916, the company finally came up with footwear with canvas upper and vulcanized rubber sole.
This lightweight plimsoll was later on dubbed as 'sneakers' for its soundless nature perfect for sneaking out, silently. This coined term was marketed by Henry McKinney which eventually turned as an essential term for the lifestyle fashion.
The company that manufactured the 'sneakers' initially planned to dub these as 'Peds,' but since the name was already taken, the company resorted to naming it to Keds which is synonymous to the Native American term to moccasins.
To make these canvas sneakers catchier, the brand thought of coming up with a specific model name and called it the Champion. This model has survived the tests of time and has undergone several revamping to suit the modern market.
One of it is the Keds Champion Cotton Sateen which boasts its elegance that can be used for the everyday fashion. The traditional canvas upper was replaced with cotton sateen fabric that reflects a hint of sheen to add stylishness to the overall look of this kick.
- This pair comes with two sets of flat cotton laces - tonal and white.
- This model has vulcanized rubber outsole to contribute to overall lightness and flexibility.