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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.

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
$120

Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 8.7 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

6 reasons to buy

  • Most testers, wide-footed consumers included, who tried the sneaker were pleased with its comfortable in-shoe feel and fit.
  • The low-top Nike Air Berwuda Premium gets complimented a lot for its retro-styled silhouette that many described as “unique,” “stylish,” “good-looking,” and “cool.”
  • Its mesh fabric is breathable, according to a few users.
  • A small number used this for the gym and was pleased with its performance.
  • Some perceived this lifestyle sneaker as practical, versatile and high-quality.
  • The Air Bermuda Premium is sold at a reasonable price.

3 reasons not to buy

  • One wearer complained about this model’s collar rubbing against the ankles as well as Achilles tendon and causing pain.
  • A few thought the Nike Air Berwuda Premium fits a bit small.
  • It lacked support on the sides of the front area which is made of mesh, another user noticed.

Bottom line

The Air Bermuda Premium, a modernized version of a classic Nike runner upgraded with top-grade materials, boasts function and style. Sold with a price tag any average income earning Joe can afford, most purchasers were attracted with its unique and retro silhouette. Its comfortable feel, not to mention quality and versatility, though, made this model stand out.

A few, however, were displeased with its support and inaccurate sizing. These flaws, though, did little to affect the shoe’s growing prominence in the market.


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Nike Air Berwuda Premium History

A 1979 running shoe, the Nike Bermuda was initially perceived as ahead of its time when it first made its appearance. Crafted with a mesh/canvas/suede upper and a zigzag fastening system, this runner's innovative construction was perceived as game-changing as it, later on, altered the way Nike made their future shoes.

34 years after, sneaker giant saw it fit to reincarnate this vintage sneaker. Although underappreciated and rarely-seen, it had the making of becoming an iconic model. Dubbed as the Nike Air Berwuda, it maintained its forerunner’s design intact. It also kept the famous waffle outsole.

Built with a lace-up closure that offers custom fit as well as an outsole that provides superior grip and traction, the 2013 model is also made lighter with a seamless upper made of a fusion of materials. Its engineered mesh on the toe box and Hyperfuse mudguard give the shoe added breathability as well as support and durability.

Since its rebirth, this sneaker has undergone a variety of modifications. Mid-top and premium editions soon surfaced. The Nike Air Berwuda Premium versions were particularly favored for its high-quality materials and elegant colorways. The “Phantom,” “Rocky Tan,” and “Desert Ochre” are among its most recent releases.

Nike Air Berwuda Premium Style

From the streets to the gym, the low-top Nike Air Berwuda Premium looks stylish. Commonly released in neutral hues, the white, wolf gray and tan pairs of this running-inspired silhouette is often desired for its versatility as it looks excellent with collared shirts and a pair of chinos or khakis as well as tees paired with jeans or shorts.

Fit & Sizing

This vintage Nike runner turned casual sneaker’s low-cut profile and meshed upper overlaid with suede and canvas offers not only freedom of movement but also enhanced breathability and improved support. Available in men’s sizes 6-15, women who have their eyes on the Nike Air Berwuda Premium can get a pair a full size smaller than their usual choice.

Notable Features

With an upper made of a fusion of materials and a lace-up closure with a zigzag layout, this sneaker's construction is renowned for it breathable comfort and adequate support as well as customized fit. The rubberized tongue with perforations, on the one hand, gives the shoe a futuristic look.

Additional Info

  • The Air-infused molded Phylon midsole on this sneaker is renowned for its lightweight cushioning.
  • Its overall design has similarities with the Air Vortex and the Air Internationalist; both are 80s Nike running shoes.
  • Support is improved with the addition of a Hyperfused mudguard and rubber heel clip.
  • For added comfort, the Air Berwuda Premium’s collar is padded and its interior is lined with mesh.
  • Reflective detailing underneath the sneaker’s heel perforations improves its visibility at night and low light.
  • The removable insoles have perforations for ventilation.
  • Its durable rubber waffle outsole with cut-out flex grooves provide a natural range of motion.
  • The “Swoosh” on the sides complete its look. A “Nike” callout is also added on the heel, tongue label, footbed, and outsole.