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
It was a good thing that men and women’s sizes for the Reebok Classic Leather Archive are defined by specific colorways. The white colorway has specific dimensions for women from 4.5 to 12. Men’s, on the other hand, has a size range of 3.5 to 15 in D medium width.
Reebok Classic Leather Archive Style
Reebok Classic Leather Archive trainers come in different colorways including black and Light Solid Grey for men while the white version is for women. Low tops like these sporty looking CL Leathers is best suited with a pair of skinny pants or joggers and even shorts. Women, on the other hand, can choose their own style freely from leggings, jeans, sundresses, or capris.
One of the standout features of this Reebok Classic Leather trainers are the brandings which are all embellished in the honorary colors of red and blue. The Starcrest has its vector symbol tinted in red while the coveted Union Jack logo sports a combination of red and blue. The tonal black colorway extends its pigment all throughout the shoe even on the collar and laces.
Reebok Classic Leather Archive History
Reebok is an athletic brand that continues to prove its worth by focusing on the fitness aspect of society. From its roots of aerobic leisure to the CrossFit regimes of the more current times, the UK-born brand had showcased its passion for delivering a healthy body in many ways possible. One of it was molded into a running silhouette which gradually morphed into a lifestyle staple decades after its existence.
The Reebok Classic Leather was a follow-up to the undoubtedly high-grossing shoe called the Freestyle, but its brilliance radiated throughout the decades. Equipped with a BiDensity Shock Protection System and air vents, the Reebok Classic Leather was one of the top running shoes in the early eighties. With a stylish appearance and a lightweight form, the sneaker attracted many users who not only used it for athleisure but also as an everyday go-to sneaker.
The aesthetic appeal of the Classic Leather models was the pinnacle attribute that contributed to its rise in the 2010’s as another excellent alternative. It stayed relevant thanks to the underground loyalists who remained faithful to the iteration for years. Rising up as the number one Reebok sneaker to be revamped countless times, the low top retro runner continues to wave the brand’s flag with flying colors.
As with the sudden inclination with vintage footwear, the Reebok Classic Leather rides the vintage bandwagon with their iconic Reebok Classic Leather Archive trainer. The Archive collection consists of several iconic silhouettes from the eighties that are given colorways resembling the past. Some of the versions are the men’s Reebok Club C 85 Archive, Reebok Revenge Plus Archive, and women’s Reebok Freestyle Hi Archive.
The Reebok Classic Leather Archive sneakers are a “one for one” creation that deeply embellishes the lavish silhouette in beautiful, classical detailing. It comes in garment leather upper while maintaining the iconic colors of the Reebok brandings in red, blue, and white. A white edition features the Starcrest logo and the Union Jack in black font.
- An EVA foam midsole absorbs shock and delivers a lightweight cushion for the feet.
- The uppers are composed of soft garment leather.
- Dependable traction and grip are administered by the high-abrasion rubber outsole with Reebok Classic Leather treading.