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 Keds x Rifle Paper Co. Kickstart Hi Juliet Floral is a high-top women’s sneaker with sizes available from US 5 to 11 in Medium width. Options for half sizes are available as well. It fits true to size. The high-cut collar cut of this shoe permits additional ankle support and protection, while the lace-up closure gives a customizable and secure fit. The tongue is secured as well since a loop tab is placed in the middle.
Be bold and bring out your feminine side with the Keds x Rifle Paper Co. Kickstart Hi Juliet Floral shoe. Designed with pretty florals plus with a 1-inch platform sole for added height, this high top makes a great summer and spring wardrobe staple for the ladies. Pairing with skinny jeans, maxis, and skirts is ideal.
This collaboration between Keds and Rifle Paper Co. resulted in a high-top sneaker that fits and feels like a classic Keds shoe but dresses your feet with the multi-colored Juliet floral print of the latter. The silhouette and shoe features still shadow Ked’s Kickstart Hi shoe model, but the aesthetics received this floral upgrade.
Footwear brand Keds partnered up with stationary brand Rifle Paper Co. to bring out a line-up of whimsical and romantic sneakers for spring. Their first collaboration took place in February 2017, which included three limited-edition sneakers that exhibit Keds’ classic silhouettes and Rifle’s fun prints. These sneaker models involved the Keds Triple Decker in Wildflower print, the Keds Triple Decker Slip-On in Lively Floral print, and the Keds Champion in Jardin de Paris print. Each pair retailed from $55 to $60 and sold out immediately. A re-release was made on March 9, 2017.
The two brands made another collaboration for floral sneakers in early 2018. The collection includes low-top sneakers, high-top sneakers, slip-ons, and platforms. One of the shoes is the Keds x Rifle Paper Co. Kickstart Hi Juliet Floral. Its base shoe is Keds’ classic Kickstart Hi silhouette, a high-top sneaker with a canvas upper, rubber outsole, 1-inch platform sole, and a lace-up closure. For the collaboration, the canvas received a fresh look with Rifle’s Juliet Floral print.
- The Keds x Rifle Paper Co. Kickstart Hi Juliet Floral also features Ortholite insoles for cushioned comfort, leather logo and heel strap, 1-inch platform height, and flexible textured rubber outsole.
- Rifle Paper Co.’s Juliet Floral print can also be seen in another Keds shoe, the Triple Decker.
- The eyelets and aglets have a metallic gold accent.
- Care Instruction: Spot wash, air dry only