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 Roma OG Nylon History
German brand Puma, since it was established, in 1948 has been manufacturing athletic performance shoes. Founded in the Bavarian town of Herzogenaurach by Rudolf Dassler, The company was first called Ruda.
However, Dassler then changed the name of the company into Puma, a shortened version of the Puma Schuhfabrik Rudolf Dassler. Initially making football shoes, the company diversified its shoe manufacturing and produced other shoes intended for various sports.
All these shoes carried the recognizable branding which Dassler introduced, the Puma sans-serif typeface with a picture logo. A Formsrip, which was initially intended to stabilize shoes, was later on presented as a typical trademark of Puma shoes. In 1967, a jumping cat logo was created by cartoonist Lutz Backes completing the recognizable mark of the brand.
In the succeeding years, Puma has taken pride in itself as a leading shoe manufacturer creating shoes meant to perform as well as influence style. One of these designs is the Puma Roma which was first introduced as a running trainer in 1968.
Manufactured using the padded nylon-suede material, the Puma Roma was resurrected from the brand’s extensive archive. The shoe which was then designed for running sprints, hurdles and other track sports was transformed into a stylish classic sneaker in varying colors.
The first reissue of the Puma Roma shoes started some 40 years later since it was launched in the early 2000s with an updated padded tongue and better arch support. The Puma Roma OG Nylon released in 2016 retained the original Nylon material to take back wearers into memory lane and feel the moment when the running trainer was at the peak of its popularity.
Puma Roma OG Nylon Style
Coming in varied shades, the Puma Roma OG Nylon is a casual sneaker meant to be worn on daily. Its OG silhouette that was retained in the newly released models rekindled the nostalgia of the 1970s to the 1980s when this running trainer was at its peak of popularity. The classic-inspired sneaker comes in fashionable colors of Puma Black, Peacoat, Barbados Cherry, Oatmeal, and Grey/White that can smoothly blend well with any casual wear.
Fit & Sizing
With regular flat lacing, the Puma Roma OG Nylon gets tightened fit easily. The shoe runs true to size with a padded foot bed for comfortable fitting. The sneaker is available in men’s sizes with medium-D width. The size range of the Puma Roma OG Nylon, ranges from US size 7 to 14. While the sneaker runs in men's sizes only, women may order 1.5 down from usual size to get a suitable fit.
The vintage appearance of the Puma Roma OG Nylon is its best feature. It brings back wearers to that time when this running trainer has been relied on by athletes, sprinters, and runners. Its T-toe construction further supported by a padded footbed, collar and tongue give that dependable cushioning that protects the feet from injuries while maintaining stability. Also enhancing the comfy atmosphere in the sneaker is the EVA midsole and nylon upper material that makes every stride lighter than ever.
- Puma Roma OG Nylon uses a solid rubber sole with dependable traction on various types of surface.
- Metallic gold branding details at the side panel and the back of the heel while a stitched Puma typeface is neatly placed on the tongue.