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 Vikky LS SoftFoam is offered exclusively in women's sizes that range from 5 to 12. Gentlemen who want to own a pair should go 1.5 sizes up from their standard shoe size. This kick is reported to fit smaller than expected. As a result, reviewers recommended going .5 sizes up or, better yet, try the shoe in person to get a better feel and fit.
Puma Vikky LS SoftFoam Style
With the perfect balance between sporty and feminine, the Puma Vikky LS SoftFoam make for a perfect casual everyday pair for the ladies. Its low-top design and minimal style are easy to pair with almost any outfit. Dress it in shorts, jeans or joggers for a comfortable and laidback look or opt for flowy skirts and dresses for more fun and feminine ensembles.
This kick's upper is crafted from a soft leather material with suede overlays in the shape of the brand's Formstrip logo. The leather upper is what sets this shoe apart from its predecessors that have been using the suede material. This shoe also features the SoftFoam Comfort insert that provides great in-step comfort, minimizes heat retention, and keeps feet and shoes smelling fresh.
Puma Vikky LS SoftFoam History
The Puma Vikky LS SoftFoam is an offspring of one of Puma's classic sneakers, the Puma Vikky model. This kick is a basketball-inspired shoe that is designed exclusively for women. Its upper is crafted from a suede material with contrasting Puma Formstrip logo overlays on the sides that are made from the same material. Since its release, it's been a hit amongst women prompting the brand to release the shoe in various versions including platforms, slip-on canvas, jersey uppers, canvas, and leather among many others.
Eventually, Puma re-introduced the Puma Vikky as the Puma Vikky SoftFoam. Which features the same characteristics as the Vikky classic, but now comes with the new SoftFoam insert, which is a memory-hybrid foam that helps minimize heat retention and also features an anti-odor coating to keep odors at bay.
One of the iterations of the Puma Vikky SoftFoam is the Puma Vikky LS SoftFoam, which utilizes soft leather for its upper instead of the usual suede material. It is offered in various colorways and retains the original's well-loved silhouette.
- The Puma Vikky LS SoftFoam is available in B – Medium width.