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.
Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
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As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
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Puma Fierce Swan History
2016 saw Puma bank on the marketability and ubiquity of celebrity Kylie Jenner. By bringing stars like Jenner into Puma’s fold, Puma is creating a new atmosphere that it is really an “it” brand that can take on the biggest names in the business. After an almost so-so performance, people are now, more than ever, noticing the Jumping Cat’s amazing shoes.
Puma launched the Fierce line during this year to cater to those who are always active and on the go without losing their stylishness. In this regard, the Fierce series, which is based on ballet movements and designed for training, is clearly one of the best options in the market. In just a year, the line continues to grow as it now includes the Swan version of the Fierce.
Puma wanted to create a shoe design that exhibits beauty, power, and grace that can be seen in the swans. The Jumping Cat brand collaborated with with the New York City Ballet and designers from Boston and Germany to come up with an elegant versatile design that can provide optimum performance.
Each piece in the Swan collection had lustrous details inspired by the feathers of the black swan. They launched the Fierce Swan for their Spring/Summer 2017 collection.
Puma Fierce Swan Style
A real game changer. The Puma Fierce Swan is a casual shoe that is the result of the striking collaboration between the New York City Ballet and Puma. It carries a mix of light materials yet technical details which make it suitable for training as well as in chic casual events. Available in 2 basic colors, black and white.
Fit & Sizing
Puma Fierce Swan has wide gore strap on top of the foot which provides a comfortable and secure fit. It also contains amplified cushioning on the tongue and heel for better stability. The sizing of Fierce Swan runs true and comes only in women’s sizes from 5.5 to 11 US.
Puma Fierce Swan has demi-cut with eye catching iridescent details. Fierce Swan displays an exaggerated high collar and tongue which makes it a true head turner. The pull tabs are as much as a stylish addition as well as a huge help where convenience goes. It also possesses contrast overlay with forthright logo and supportive side strap to sustain diverse movements in dancing and arduous training.
- This durable sneaker was inspired by the music icon Rihanna.
- It has Mesh and Ariaprene bootie construction which allows an all around movement and The Ariaprene foam allows the hi top to stretch for easy slip on and off the shoe.
- It offers reduced friction due to the presence of internal flatlock stitching.
- The heel is excessively thickened to deliver better stability.
- There are pivot points present at the outsole for dynamic multi-directional movement.
- With a rubber outsole and EVA cushioned midsole.
- Presence of mesh and caging overlays further adds stability, support and finest lockdown.