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
The slip-on version of the Puma Bari low-top sneakers is a unisex model that runs exclusively in men’s sizing in D – Medium (Standard) width. Women are advised to purchase this shoe 1.5 sizes down from their usual size.
The Puma Bari Slip-On sneakers feature a hassle-free slip-on construction with elastic side goring for easy on and off wearing. In-shoe comfort is guaranteed with the SoftFoam + sockliners and flexible sock collar.
Puma Bari Slip-On Style
The Bari Slip-On from the Rudi Dassler-founded sneaker brand is perfect for people who are always on the go, or for days when lacing up a shoe is an inconvenience. The straightforward, no fuss design immediately translates to basic and versatile styling such that it works well with almost any outfit combination from day to night for both men and women.
Tone down a smart casual getup by wearing a pair of Bari Slip-On in black, or play with colors by pairing your fun outfit with the peach colorway. With this shoe’s flexible design and built, your outfit options are endless.
While most recently released sneakers feature top-of-the-line technologies and eye-catching design that appeals to the greater market, the Puma Bari Slip-On choose to be the opposite. Like the original Puma Bari, it stuck to the basic and applied that ‘less is more’ principle.
Comparable to a typical skate shoe, the Bari Slip-On features a sturdy and plain, solid-colored canvas upper that sits atop a white vulcanized sole. SoftFoam+ sockliners for added comfort complete the whole package.
Puma Bari Slip-On History
Puma is a highly recognized name in the sports and fashion industries with over 50 years of rich history and global influence. Rudolf "Rudi" Dassler founded this German brand in 1948 after a controversial feud with his brother Adolf "Adi" Dassler who then formed the rival company Adidas.
Puma has since established a rock-hard foundation by producing classic and iconic shoe models that each played a huge part in the history of sports, music, fashion, and different subcultures. Such Puma sneakers stay true to the brand’s heritage and remain popular to this day. Recent releases from the brand echo this. Even the modern Puma shoes give the nod to the brand's historic roots.
One of Puma’s latest shoe models is the Puma Bari Slip-On, a slip-on version of the lightweight and breathable Puma Bari low-top shoes. It features a slip-on construction with elastic side goring, canvas uppers, and vulcanized outsoles.
- The rubber outsole provides grip and traction.
- Puma brandings are placed on the back heel and lateral collar.