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.
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The Reebok Bolton is available in men's sizes that range from 7 to 15. Women can get their fit by going down one and a half sizes down from men’s. The sneaker’s low-cut profile gives the ankles better freedom of movement and faster transitions.
The comeback of the Reebok Bolton shoes is no doubt another perfect throwback to the good ol’ 1990s, where life, as they say, was simpler and slower. That said, this vintage sneaker pairs well with the much quieter lifestyle of the decades past. For that laidback, casual 1990s look, grab one of those pair of baggy jeans and loose-fitting hoodies, sweaters, and shirts, then put on the Reebok Bolton.
But such a timeless silhouette like the Reebok Bolton’s adapts well to almost any outfit. Fast-forward to the turn of the millennia, where the clothes began to be much tighter and minimalistic, while the sneakers get a lot chunkier and flashier. With all its retro coloring and beefy white base, the Reebok Bolton perfectly catches up with the modern appeal. Jeans, joggers, and sweatpants which taper down to the ankles to reveal the color of the socks bring out a new look to the Reebok Bolton.
The Reebok Bolton sneakers are offered in their two original colorways, which reflected the 1990s pop aesthetic: the Chalk/White/Red Rush/ California Blue and the Chalk/White/Magenta Pop/ Team Purple.
Part of the famous class of Reebok classics, the Reebok Bolton boasts a crisp, breathable white mesh-nylon upper. It is brushed up with colorful accents that elevate the sneaker’s retro styling. Underfoot, the Reebok Bolton has a Hy-Lite midsole with Hexalite cushioning for a responsive ride, long-lasting comfort, and excellent shock absorption.
Founded in 1958, in England, Reebok had reached their peak in the 1980s, when Reebok shoes topped the North American footwear market throughout that fitness-boom decade.
In the 1980s, the US public jumped into the fitness revolution, which turned athletics into a kind of lifestyle. Getting and staying fit had become an obsession. The aerobics and running fad stormed across the continent, and huge waves of athletic shoes hit the market.
Amid the boom, Reebok strived and capitalized on the decade’s fitness revolution. Reebok branched out from producing spiked shoes to producing casual athletic clothing and footwear for the hordes of amateur athletes and fitness aficionados.
Through the 1980s and 1990s, Reebok churned out a line of athletic shoes which transcended themselves and became classics. Silhouettes such as the Classic Leather, Workout, Club Classic 85, Insta Pump, Aztec, and Aztrek all came out from those two decades. Among them was the Reebok Bolton, launched in 1992.
What began as a running shoe has transformed into an urban accessory. Such is the story of the Reebok Bolton, whose unique style transcended the athletic and sporting fields and graced the vast urban scene.
- The tongue features the Reebok Running Man logo for a more vintage vibe.