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.
Good to know
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.
Good to know
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.
Good to know
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 Lady Vans Era is available in women’s and men’s sizing. With a low-top silhouette, this skate shoe permits the ankle to move freely as you perform your flips and tricks.
This iteration has a canvas upper that provides decent foot breathability. With a cushioned footbed, it offers sufficient comfort and impact protection. Also, it has a padded collar that gives added support.
The iconic Era received another stylish design and resulted in the Lady Vans Era iteration. It is available in different colorways like azalea pink/true white and white/true white. The canvas upper has an embroidery design that can quickly catch the eye.
As stylish as other Era shoes, this kick is a unisex sneaker that can nicely match denim jeans, shorts, or even sporty joggers. Also, women can sport this skate shoe with their mini-skirts as well as sundresses.
The Lady Vans Era features heritage-inspired prints from the women’s product line back in the 80s and 90s. It has a sturdy canvas upper that displays a beautiful embroidery design, showcasing the zine graphic that was created by designers.
Designed by Tony Alva and Stacy Peralta, the Vans Era or previously known as the Style 95 was initially launched in 1976. A look-alike of the Authentic which is the first-ever Vans shoe released in 1966, the Era has a padded ankle collar that offers added support and comfort. Eventually, it became a choice of skateboarders for generations.
For over 50 years, the Vans Era’s silhouette has been utilized in different collaborations, creating such a work of art. Some of the retailers, celebrities, companies and brands that partnered with Vans were WTAPS, Simple Union, Opening Ceremony, Wood Wood, Nonnative, Ray Barbee, Brain Dead, Saint Alfred, A Tribe Called Quest, Fear Of God, Commissary, Disney, BILLY’S ENT, Kyle Ng, Undercover, and SANKUANZ.
Part of the growing collection, the Lady Vans Era is another beautiful iteration that was released in July 2019. It is inspired by the women’s product line in the 80s and 90s. This shoe showcases the all-over zine print and Vans “Off the Wall” retro graphics.
- The Lady Vans Era has a rubber outsole with the waffle tread that provides optimum traction.