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 El Ace Core+ History
Puma has been known for generations as the maker of quality footwear, and this impression has further been reinforced with the introduction of the Puma El Ace Core +.
The Puma El Ace Core + is a part of the iconic El Ray family, which is known for its laidback styling and details. The El Ace Core +, which is a lace-up version of the original, takes the same approach, with its signature El Ace rubber banding detail and a low-profile sporty style ready for treading the streets.
The upper of the shoe is made of leather with laser-etched details on the tongue, heel counter, and toe box for added appeal. It has a padded collar and a sturdy, vulcanized rubber sole.
Puma El Ace Core+ Style
The El Ace Core + will add flair to any casual ensemble with its relaxed yet sporty style. It looks good when paired with khakis, shorts, jeans, and white linens. It can also double as a dress shoe for semi-formal occasions due to the perforation details on the shoe’s upper which gives it an understated elegant look.
Fit & Sizing
The Puma El Ace Core + is available in men’s sizes in D-medium width, from 7 to 13 with half sizes available. The shoe runs true to size.
The shoe’s signature rubber banding on both sides easily signifies to the trained sneakerhead eye which model family the El Ace Core + belongs to. The eye is also drawn to the perf details as well as the cat logos on the sole, heel counter, and rubber banding.
- The shoe features a textile lining and a cushioned eco-OrthoLite® footbed that keeps feet dry, improves breathability, and provides antimicrobial protection.
- The shoe weighs 310 grams.
- It comes packaged with two sets of laces, one black, and one white.