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.
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Fit & Sizing
The Flystepper 2K3 PRM is available in men’s sizing in medium width. The sizes offered range from 7 to 15 with some half sizes available too. The shoes use a dual strap system for giving wearer’s a secure lockdown.
Nike Flystepper 2K3 PRM Style
The Nike Flystepper 2K3 PRM is an attention-grabber with its bright and vivid colorways. The shoes have a definite trendy flair that will come out no matter what clothing you pair with them, although slim, ripped, or rolled jeans look really good with the footwear. Sporty or letter jackets can top off your look.
The Flystepper 2K3 PRM may not feature any new technology like other models, but the silhouette still boasts of great all-day wearing comfort. The sneakers also have a very fashionable look that has often been compared to the Air Yeezy regarding style although the silhouette can stand on its own.
Nike Flystepper 2K3 PRM History
The Nike Flystepper was first introduced on Feb 13, 2014, as part of the Crescent City Collection along with two other models, the Air Up ‘14 and the Air Force 1 Low CMFT. All three silhouettes paid homage to New Orleans’ uniqueness regarding food, wildlife, and culture.
The Flystepper 2K3 PRM (or Premium) is an original silhouette that combined elements of the NSW Skystepper and the Zoom 2K3. The model featured strap enclosures made of faux-alligator skin and raised tough synthetic coverings on the toes as a tribute to New Orleans’ kings of the bayou. The perforated quarter panels of the model come from the Zoom Flight 2K3 while the rest of the design takes mainly from the NSW Skystepper. The shoes also had ribbed tongues and a high-cut profile.
Nike’s first release of the Flystepper 2K3 was all in black including the vulcanized sole unit. Barely a month after, the silhouette was again released in a new colorway and as part of a collaboration. The new colorway was called Laser Crimson and had a black body, blue sole, and red collar accents. The collaboration with Gourmet Kickz, meanwhile, covered the shoes with gold all over and added some python touches.
2014 was the year of the Flystepper with many other colorways being successively launched, from Light Cognac to Gym Red and Pure Platinum.
- The Nike Flystepper 2K3 Premium retailed at $110.
- The fabric and style of the Flystepper 2K3 PRM depend on the colorway. Some colorways feature wool-like fabric on the toebox (Flystepper 2K3 TXT White), while some have smooth leather instead(Light Cognac).