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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A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.
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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.
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The Reebok Aztrek x Gigi Hadid is a unisex design offered in men’s sizing, which ranges from 4.5 to 11. Women can get their unisex size by going down one and a half sizes from their original size. For example, a women’s 10 is 8.5 in this chart.
Furthermore, this bulky, fashionable sneaker has a sleek low-cut design, which allows the ankles a full range of mobility. It also uses a traditional lace-up closure to lock in the feet with a custom fit.
Though the Aztrek’s 1990s heritage appears thick and strong, Hadid was able to spice up its design with her subtle color palette, which looks so luxuriously modern. Wearers can rock these Aztreks with any casual outfit as it is also a classic silhouette.
The Aztrek x Gigi Hadid goes along easily with the 1990s fashion style as well as today’s style. It fits any casual wear found in the closet—shorts, jeans, sweatpants, track pants, yoga pants, joggers, just about any active casual wear. Anyone can get these Aztreks in two colorways: Chalk/Neon Red/Black and Black/Neon Orange/White.
Hadid’s Aztrek showcases a look that lies between the street and high fashion. The Aztrek’s trademark bulky shape is coupled with Hadid’s neon accents and textured leather overlays. Now it has a more sophisticated look that is good to go in a fashion walk or the streets.
Reebok have dug up their 1980s and 1990s shelves and brought back to life some vintage silhouettes that didn’t seem to have aged. Back then, these silhouettes became icons that defined a generation or two. Among them is the beefy-soled Aztrek, a good old runner first released in 1993. In 2018, Reebok had let the Aztrek reemerge from the dusty archives.
The nostalgic retro model had a successful reception, urging Reebok to push the envelope further and make room for reinterpretations. And so Reebok collaborated with one of the best fashion models of the recent generation, namely Gigi Hadid. Together, they launched the Reebok x Gigi Hadid capsule. The classic Aztrek became part of the project and now has a fresh interpretation by Hadid.
- Reebok x Gigi Hadid collaboration branding is detailed in the tongue, insole, and laces.
- Its rubber outsole is built tough to endure high abrasions.
- The diamond-studded outsole pattern provides all-terrain stability and traction.