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  • Top

    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.

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

    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.

  • Collection

    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.

  • Price
    $75
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The Lakai Fremont is available in men’s sizes ranging from 8 to 12 (with half sizes). Though it uses a lace-up closure to tighten or loosen the fit, the Fremont has a neoprene collar which provides a snug, slip-on entry. Also, its low-top construction does not hinder ankle motion, letting the wearer quickly adapt to foot transitions.

As a skate design, this Fremont matches a laid-back, casual, street style. The likes of slim-fit jeans, khaki pants or shorts, chinos, or even joggers go along with the Fremont. Just top it off with a tee, sweater, or hoodie, and you’re good to hit the streets.  

These Fremont shoes are offered in a variety of colorways to suit your style. Options include Royal/Gum, Navy Blue, Black Suede/Grey, Grey/Charcoal, Red Port Mesh, and more. Depending on the colorway, the Fremont features a suede or mesh upper.

The Fremont’s entire toe panel is reinforced from underneath by a thin layer of CO-BOUND rubber, which is designed to make the wearer feel free with how many flicks he can make in a day. Also, Fremont’s shape itself essentially improves board flicking.

The idea behind Lakai’s XLK category is to produce a cupsole that is lightweight and flexible but with improved structural integrity. Lakai successfully did this by sculpting the sole’s wall, tread, and flex zones; ridding rubber in areas where it’s not needed; and using a meticulous mix of rubber compounds.

These XLK cupsoles are identified through their unique badges found in the sock liner and outsole. The Fremont proudly bears those marks and continues the Lakai XLK heritage.

  • The molded insole is made of LUX-LITE, a breathable foam compound that delivers long-lasting comfort that never packs out.
  • Lakai and XLK logos are branded in the tongue, sidewall, insole, and outsole tread.

 

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