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    Low Top

    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

    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.

    High Top

    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.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collaboration

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    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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    $110
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The Reebok Classic Leather Double x Gigi Hadid is offered exclusively in women's sizing, which ranges from 5 to 11. Though hefty-looking, this model has a low-collar design, which provides the ankles an unrestricted range of motion. Besides that, it uses a traditional lace-up closure system to give the feet a lockdown, custom fitting.

The collaborative effort between Reebok and Hadid has brought out another lifestyle dimension to the Classic Leather silhouette. This iteration looks not only chunkier but taller as well—hence, more daring and voluptuous. It fits almost any casual or sporty wear found in a lady's closet. Jeans, shorts, long flowing skirt or dresses, joggers, and yoga pants are easy to style with this sneaker, along with tank tops tees, blouses, or sweaters, jackets, and coats.

Furthermore, though dressed in almost monochromatic colorways, the Reebok Classic Leather Double x Gigi Hadid showcases some flair with its subtle pops of color. It comes in white/neon red/black/gold and black/white/blue/gold.

The Classic Leather Double x Gigi Hadid flaunts a bold, high-fashionesque silhouette. It's all thanks to its smooth color palettes which successfully accentuates its stylish stacked platform sole whose ripple tread bites the ground.

Reebok first released the Classic Leather during the fitness boom in the 1980s. The simple-looking, versatile model became (and remains as) one of their timeless best-sellers. Labeled now under Reebok Classics, the Classic Leather silhouette had proven to refuse to age. Despite its numerous iterations and updates, its silhouette remained essentially the same.

Nearing its fourth decade, the Classic Leather still explored its potentials, which proved inexhaustible. And so Reebok worked with Gigi Hadid, one of the finest fashion models of her generation, to bring about the Reebok x Gigi Hadid capsule. The Classic Leather Double x Gigi Hadid is part of this groundbreaking project, a meeting of high fashion and lifestyle sportswear.

  • The Classic Leather Double x Gigi Hadid features a thick, lightweight EVA midsole, which delivers cushioning and shock absorption.
  • It has a padded foam sock liner for instant step-in comfort. 

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