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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A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.
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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.
The slip-on design of the Double Decker silhouette allows an easy on and off wear without compromising the fit. The side goring allows a more convenient wear, suitable for women who are always on the go. Purchasers can choose from its wide variety of sizes from 5-11 Medium. Those who prefer more wiggle room or those with wider feet can order a size up to get that ideal fit.
Known for its muted designs as it built its legacy on a plain white canvas upper, having a leopard print shoe might be too extreme. Kate Spade, however, made it work while still retaining the aspect of the brands.
Despite clad in a quirky and whimsical print, the neutral print, matched with the classic silhouette of a slip on, allows it to be a versatile pair of shoes.
This Keds and Kate Spade mashup is a play on the classic Double Decker. The low-top and round-toe silhouette creates an excellent canvas for the calf hair leopard printed upper. The thick rubber outsole is flexible and texturized to provide traction and comfort. Moreover, as it thick, it delivers a slight boost in height without causing pain in the feet.
Classic, timeless, and everything feminine, those are the qualities that both embodies Keds and Kate Spade. Which is why, it is not a surprise that when these two brands collaborate, things are bound to unveil.
The first collection for the adult sneakers consisted mainly of stripes and polka dots, which captivated many of the prepster's distinctive tastes. An update of Keds x Kate Spade collection, however, explored on more adventurous prints like, for the Calf Hair Slip On, leopard prints. Kate Spade released other unexpected series, including a Bridal line.
- As care instructions, Keds suggests on spot cleaning and air drying the sneakers so as not to damage the upper.