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 Puma Duplex Evo Rush Prog is available to both men and women. The sizes range from 4 to 11 for women and 7 to 12 for men. Half sizes are offered as well. Laces give the shoe a secure and adjustable fit.
Puma Duplex Evo Rush Prog Style
The Puma Duplex Evo Rush Prog has a very definite sporty vibe that would look best when paired with joggers, shorts, and other athletic wear. You can also match it with jeans and a shirt for casual trips around the city.
The Puma Duplex Evo Rush Prog’s brightly-colored upper and sporty style gives the shoe added impact which would turn the head of anyone. The shoe also features the same lightweight and comfortable feel of the 90s classic.
Puma Duplex Evo Rush Prog History
The Puma Duplex is a vintage runner that was released by the brand in 1991. It was reworked by Puma in 2016 to create the Duplex Evo which had a redesigned EVA outsole to make it more optimized for the street rather than the tracks. It was also given technical updates for enhanced cushioning, durability, and flexibility, and provided with modern aesthetics.
The Puma Duplex Evo also featured a more grippy tread pattern and a seamless mid-foot support system that recalls its running heritage. The footwear was launched in both monochromatic and multi-colored versions.
The Puma Duplex Evo also came out in several other iterations including the Duplex Evo Knit, Duplex Evo Graphic, and the Duplex Evo Rush Prog.
The Duplex Evo Rush Prog, meanwhile, does away with the Duplex Evo’s tapered panels for a more seamless-looking canvas upper while retaining the tread pattern of the latter.
- The Puma Duplex Evo Rush Prog weighs approximately 253 grams per shoe.
- The lifestyle sneaker features and EVA midsole and a grippy rubber outsole.