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.
Puma Basket Classic 4th Of July History
The Puma Basket Classic got its DNA from the Puma Basket sneakers released in 1968. As the leather counterpart of the classic Puma Clyde sneakers, Puma Basket was initially intended as a basketball warm-up sneaker. Sporting a leather upper, this shoe was designed as a winter shoe. More so, it has a unique look that is clean and simple making its overall look mature and sophisticated.
Until 1971, the shoe basked its glory and went through different reiterations of colorways, materials, and designs. One of its released versions is the Basket C 4th of July pack, which features red, blue, and white colorways with star decorations all over.
Puma Basket Classic 4th Of July Style
In commemoration of Independence Day, Puma released its 4th of July pack which includes different silhouettes like the Puma Basket Classic. These star-spangled sneakers scream nothing but America as it sports the stars and stripes in colors red, white, and blue. These sneakers are designed with the signature Formstrip as it stays consistent with the iconic design of the Basket Classic.
Although these sneakers shout the 4th of July, it can be used all year round. Along with the other silhouettes of this 4th of July series, these sneakers come in a unique mismatched style-- one with stripes dominating, while the other has stars. These sneakers can be easily styled and paired with a simple shirt and jeans for a casual look that has a great pop of color.
Fit & Sizing
The Puma Basket Classic 4th of July is a men’s sneaker that has sizes ranging from 4-15 US. These sneakers come in a lace-up closure with thin, round cotton laces. It allows a more secure and permits a customizable fit to the feet.
Although firstly created as a basketball warm-up sneaker, the Basket Classic has come a long way from dominating not just the sports arena but the hip-hop and pop culture as well. Composed of a textile upper, these sneakers not only makes one street-style ready but it makes one showcase his American pride as well because of its stars and stripes mismatched design. It also dons a rubber outsole for durability and added traction.
- The signature Formstrip is styled with stars and stripes for that more patriotic look.
- Branding is kept minimal as the logo can only be seen on the tongue. The Basket label, on the other hand, can be spotted on the lateral side of the sneaker.