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.
The 420 REVlite Slip-On model by New Balance offers perfect comfort at a minimal weight. The shoe features a slip-on construction but displays an elastic lace closure system at the front. At the heel is a pull tab for an easy on and off access.
The soft fabric upper is balanced by the leather overlay that provides the shoe all the sidewall support it needs. A mesh lining on the collar and tongue provides it with all the ventilation it needs.
The New Balance 420 REVlite Slip-On has a fun and sporty look that would look good when paired with jeans. Shorts and denim skirts can also be matched with this stylish shoe.
Clean lines and a slim silhouette with a modern aesthetic make this shoe a head-turner. The New Balance 420 REVlite Slip-On features the REVlite midsole technology which gives shoes durability and responsiveness at a 30% lighter weight than other foams.
New Balance is an American company built in 1906. It is one of the few American footwear manufacturers still producing Made in the U.S.A. shoes. Its 420 REVlite Slip-On is based on the silhouette of the original 420, which was released in the 80s.
The 420 was designed as a training shoe and was built to protect runners by dispersing shock through its three-layer sole. It had a lightweight construction and was made of nylon and suede. It was also hailed by Runner’s World as 1982’s ‘Best Running Shoe.’
The 420 REVlite Slip-On is an updated look of the old version with its breathable mesh construction, slip-on design, and heel tab for easy on and off.
- Some colorways of the New Balance REVlite Slip-On feature a metallic heel and N logo detail.
- Depending on the shoe color, the model might have a synthetic and leather upper or one made of synthetic and sweatshirt fabrics.