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.
Fit & Sizing
This New Balance 580 Deconstructed Mid is available only for men. Each pair has the standard width. The gents can choose their best fit from sizes 7.3 to 13.
New Balance 580 Deconstructed Mid Style
The New Balance 580 Deconstructed Mid not only protects its wearers from the harshness of winter; it also promotes or even enhances their stylishness. Its sleek silhouette and tonal colorway easily go with almost any cold-weather ensemble. Plus, its debossed version of the unmistakable New Balance logo confers to every wearer the reputation of activeness that the brand will forever be known for.
The premium leather upper of the 580 Deconstructed Mid serves a dual purpose. It offers a contemporary look with the capacity to make the user comfortable during the cold months. As with most premium leathers, this one also adds even more durability to the upper.
New Balance 580 Deconstructed Mid History
The original New Balance 580 had a fairly successful run when it was released in the mid 90’s. In 2016, New Balance released a series of deconstructed versions of the 580.
Stripped of the usual vibrancy and bulk, the pared-down versions retain only the features that are essential in delivering value to their wearers. The New Balance 580 Deconstructed Mid, for its part, retains the REVlite sole to ensure comfort and stability. Its mesh and neoprene upper still has a premium leather overlay that effectively captures the silhouette of the 580. The materials used on the upper also protect the wearer against the cold.
The New Balance 580 Deconstructed Mid’s stripping down to the bare essentials, however, does not compromise appeal. Without the usual vibrancy, the monochromatic colorways present a new futuristic look that many appreciate.
- The New Balance 580 Deconstructed Mid uses EVA for its midsole to ensure top-level cushioning.
- The pared-down appearance of the leather overlay was achieved using a laser technology, which eliminated much of the stitching.
- Pull tabs on the heel and tongue allow for convenient on and off motion.
- The tongue and ankle collar have sufficient padding for more comfort.