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    Low Top

    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

    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.

    High Top

    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.

  • Inspired from


    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.

  • Collection

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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.

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The KEEN Elsa III Gore Slip-On is a women’s exclusive shoe that is available in sizes ranging from 5-11 Medium.  Unlike traditional laces, it is equipped with elastic gore for easy on and off slip. 

These KEEN Elsa sneakers may look plain jane, but it works to its advantage because of its versatility. Being a slip-on that is perfect for traveling, these KEEN sneakers pair well with different outfits. You name it, leggings, skinny jeans, shorts, dresses, and skirts, all of which will effortlessly merry with these sneakers. 

Known for its outdoor heritage, the KEEN Elsa III Gore Slip-on is not all about style. Equipped with Luftcell PU footbed, which ensures all-day comfort, even when for all-day walking. The rubber sole provides high traction even for different surface areas. 

Relatively a newcomer in the footwear industry, KEEN was only established in 2003. Founded by Martin Keen in Rhode Island, the brand had the ultimate goal of protecting the feet. Thus, its first model, the Newport sandal was born. Because of its features, the brand found its home on the outdoors. 

Branded as a fast-growing company since it was born, Keen diversified its product range to varying styles and items. The product’s functional yet simple look remains throughout. One of its releases is the Elsa sneaker. Highly recognized, a third rendition was released and was tweaked for more convenient wear. Basking their success with these low-top sneakers, the brand released the Elsa KEEN III and an interpretation of which is a slip-on. 

  • To clean the KEEN Elsa, the brand suggests to brush it gently with a damp brush and treat the stains immediately with a gentle cleanser.