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.
Reebok Classic Leather Diamond History
In 1983, Reebok decided to utilize textile leather on a running shoe and called it the Reebok Classic Leather after the success of the Reebok Freestyle. The Classic Leather was created with the fashion-savvy men and women in mind. It gained popularity because of its minimal aesthetic and sleek silhouette. The shoe is widely regarded as the brand's first true success story.
The Reebok Classic Leather naturally made its way to the streets and became a lifestyle sneaker staple. People like its classic good looks then and now, which made it the brand’s most iconic model out of its entire lineup.
In its more than three decades of existence, the shoe became like a blank canvas for different artists, designer, stores, and personalities to put their own twist on. Sneaker fans dub some of these collaborations as “collector’s items” due to the shoes’ superior quality and limited release. Some of the more popular collaborations are with the brand Palace Skateboards and artist Kendrick Lamar.
One of the pair’s reinterpretations is the Reebok Classic Leather Diamond. The brand chose supermodel Gigi Hadid to endorse the shoe, which gained popularity amongst fashion-savvy sneaker fans.
Reebok Classic Leather Diamond Style
Add a quick sparkle to your outfit with the Reebok Classic Leather Diamond’s tonal shine. It retains its predecessor’s classic silhouette but now comes with an upgraded upper design. The silver colorway features an all over glittery design while the rest of the colorways only have the heel tab section sparkling.
Its monochromatic hues make it easy to pair with almost everything, from joggers to jeans and skirts to dresses.
Fit & Sizing
The Reebok Classic Leather Diamond is available only in women’s sizes. The ladies can choose from sizes 5 to 11.5. Although the shoe generally runs true to size, a couple of wearers disclosed that it could run a bit bigger than usual sizing.
The Reebok Classic Leather Diamond enjoys the classic silhouette and familiar comfort as its predecessor’s. It features padded foam sockliner for in-step cushioning while the shoe’s collar and tongue provide added comfort.
The silver colorway features and all over sparkle design while the white and black colorways only have sparkles on its heel tab.
- It is available in B –Medium width.
- The Reebok Classic Leather Diamond is also offered in a pack called the “Diamond Pack.” This pack includes two colorways.