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    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.

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    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.

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From 5 to 11 in US sizing, women could cop a pair of KEEN Howser III. There is a considerable number of testers who said that it fits true to size. It has a soft microfleece lining on its interior that significantly contributes to comfort. Flexibility and breathability are expected due to the nylon upper. 

Displaying a quilted pattern on its water-resistant nylon upper, the Howser III has a relatively modest silhouette. Thanks to its earthly colorways, matching it with lifestyle clothing is effortless as it gets. Whether on shorts, khaki, jeans, or leggings, this Howser sneaker's wearability is off the charts.

The KEEN Howser III has the KEEN.CUSH insole, which molds to the shape of the wearer’s foot. This footbed also provides ample cushioning. Similar to many Keen sneakers, this pair has a non-marking outsole that leaves no trace. Cleansport NXT is utilized on the Howser III’s interior. This tech offers natural odor control.

Founded by Martin Keen in Alameda California, the shoe company KEEN entered the industry in 2003. It all started with KEEN’s toe-protecting Newport sandal. From an upstart brand to earning $140 million in only six years after its inception, its rise is nothing short of outstanding.

From sandals, KEEN eventually ventured into sneaker production. Over the years, the brand is steadily making its mark in the outdoor category. An increasing number of outdoor and hiking enthusiasts are making Keen their brand of choice because of its dedication to quality and durability. Like most of the successful shoe companies, KEEN also has a respectable catalog of lifestyle sneakers. One of the recent additions is the KEEN Howser III, a footwear that is lauded by women because of its versatility. 

  • The regular price of the Howser III is $80.
  • Martini Olive Quilted, Black Quilted, and Stormy Weather Quilted are its color options.