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 Silicis Mid Style
Introduced to the public as a lifestyle sneaker, the Puma Silicis Mid features a rugged look that resembles heavy-duty boots made for the outdoors. With its elevated silhouette, aggressive outsole design, and metal eyelets for lacing, it adds a tough look to any outfit. Pair it with shorts and shirt for a laidback day or with pants during the colder weather.
Fit & Sizing
The Puma Silicis Mid is available in men and women’s sizes. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 6 to 16 while the ladies can choose from sizes 5 to 12. The shoe features tongue and heel tabs for easier access when putting it on.
The Puma Silicis Mid’s upper is crafted from water-resistant oil leather while the tongue and collar are made from nylon tech-mesh material. It features a rope lacing system with metal eyelets. The Puma Formstrip can be found on the lateral side of the shoe while an oversized Puma Cat logo is on the medial side. The signature Puma Cat logo is seen on the left side of the toe box, at the heel, and on the tongue.
2 lace loops are attached to the tongue to keep laces in place. The shoe’s collar and tongue are padded for comfort and cushioning. The heel has a one-inch platform for extra protection and cushioning, it houses an anti-microbial Eco-Ortholite sole. The outsole is made from rubber and features a snow tire inspired treading.
- The shoe is offered in medium width.
- The insoles are made from moisture-wicking materials.
- Puma Silicis Mid’s insoles also have IdCELL cushioning for added comfort.