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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.

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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.

  • Collection

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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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This skate shoe from Osiris is offered in standard sizes for men only. Based on reviews, it runs half a size small. Therefore, it is best to size up if you have extremely wide feet. Fortunately, the Osiris Caswell VLC comes with a lacing system that allows an adjustable fit to accommodate users with narrow to slightly wide feet.

Achieve the cool skater look with the Osiris Caswell VLC. Pair this low-top kick with colored trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wearing it with black jeans and a printed T-shirt is also a fantastic idea. The Caswell VLC looks fantastic with shorts and jogger pants, as well.

The Osiris Caswell VLC uses a combination of canvas and mesh materials on the upper. Aside from creating an authentic skateboarding shoe look, the combo also provides enhanced durability.  The shoe features reinforcements in high-abrasion areas as well.

On the inside, this kick is fitted with a dual-density PU RX sockliner for excellent support and fit. The tongue and collar are also lightly padded, which offers enhanced comfort.  

A compression-molded OG Cush Strobel construction increases the shoe’s flexibility. Likewise, this shoe has a vulcanized outsole that enhances the shoe’s overall support and durability.

Because no company manufactured professionally designed and endorsed skateboarding-specific footwear, Osiris successfully filled in the gap in 1966. It then became one of the most recognized and well-respected skate shoe manufacturers in the world. Osiris Shoes was founded by Tony Chen, Tony Magnusson, Brian Reid, Doug Weston and Laura Kim.

It is common knowledge that most, if not all, Osiris shoes were designed and tested by a diverse team of professional and influential skateboarders. Some of them include Clint Peterson, John Rattray, Corey Duffel, Diego Bucchieri, and Caswell Berry.

However, there are also a few other models that the brand has released. One of them is the Osiris Caswell VLC. This silhouette was designed by no other than Caswell Berry. This simple and sleek skate shoe lives up to the brand’s reputation of quality and functionality. 

  • The Osiris Caswell VLC features a double stitched heel cap for enhanced durability. 
  • A breathable mesh lining is utilized on the inside of the shoe.
  • This kick uses combination laces for style and protection.

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