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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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.
Merrell All Out Blazer Chukka North History
The All Out Blazer Chukka North comes from a well-known company with decades of experience in quality shoemaking behind its name. The Merrell company was founded in 1981 and has been producing some of the best hiking shoes since.
They have, in recent years, expanded their shoe collection to include lifestyle and casual shoes into the mix. The All Out Blazer Chukka North is one such example. It is a laidback shoe that utilizes Merrell’s vast trail shoe knowledge and combines it with street-ready functionality.
The shoe has a full-grain leather upper, a breathable mesh lining, traditional lace closure, and a molded nylon arch shank. An EVA midsole gives it support and stability.
Merrell All Out Blazer Chukka North Style
Since chukkas are classic yet modern shoes at the same time, they can be worn with versatility. The Merrell All Out Blazer Chukka North can be paired with slim tan chinos or dark denim and then combined with short-sleeved shirts, long-sleeved Henleys, or chambray shirts. This shoe is ideal for casual Fridays, work, or weekend night outs.
Fit & Sizing
This shoe is available in men’s sizes ranging from 6.5 to 14. The mid-top design of the All Out Blazer Chukka North adds support, particularly for those who do light trail walking.
The Merrell All Out Blazer Chukka North’s mesh lining and integrated footbed are both treated with the M-Select FRESH technology for reducing odor and keeping your feet feeling fresh. It works by breaking down sweat and eliminating odor-causing bacteria.
A sticky M-Select GRIP outsole provides resistance to slipping and gives traction to the shoe on both wet and dry surfaces.
- Weight is 16 oz.
- Available at a discounted rate at some retailers.
- The laces go through a midfoot loop for an added lockdown feel.