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 New Balance AC 562 shoes are available in men’s sizing, which ranges from 5 to 14. All are set in D (standard) width. Their low-cut design gives the ankles a full range of mobility, enabling the wearer to adapt well to quick and sudden foot transitions. Meanwhile, a traditional lace-up closure system keeps the feet in with a customizable lockdown fitting.
New Balance is not known for consciously striving for an outward sense of style. Its style goes deeper as its substance is a by-product of its functionality. When it comes to this brand, functionality towers over everything else. That ideal has, in itself, became New Balance’s vintage style.
The All Coasts 562 perfectly embodies such ideal. Its design looks effortless, matching everyday staple clothing. Jeans, joggers, sweatpants, shorts, and any casual wear are go-to matches to this sneaker. The All Coasts 562 comes in a variety of muted and flashy colorways, such as black with grey, green with black, magnet with grey, and sea salt with multicolor.
Its outdoorsy, off-road vibe sets it apart from other New Balance sneakers. It has a dual-toned REVlite midsole, which supports a mutipaneled, perforated suede-mesh upper. What’s more, or less, is that it has three reinforced metal eyelets for that more outdoor-inspired look. Lastly, a pull tab is stitched to the heel for quicker on-and-off wear.
In 1906, New Balance is founded in Boston, Massachusetts. Although known today as an international sneaker brand, New Balance has begun as an arch-support and orthopedic shoes manufacturer, for which the brand first was highly regarded. It was only later in the 1970s, during the running boom, that New Balance has emerged as a foremost shoe brand, appearing in various running magazines.
Soon New Balance brought their heritage into lifestyle wear and even skateboarding, taking leverage from their iconic silhouettes. The All Coasts range sprang out from the brand’s continued growth, inspired by the tennis, hard-court style of the classic Pro Court model. That said, the All Coasts 562 is a retro, outdoor-looking sneaker in the All Coasts range.
- New Balance branding is found in the sidewalls, tongue, insole, and outsole tread.
- The perforations in the vamp and collar add breathability.
- It has lightly padded collar and tongue.