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  • Top

    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.

  • 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.

  • Price
    $85
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The Reebok Classic Leather Ripple Altered is a unisex design offered in men’s sizes, ranging from 4 to 12 (that’s 5.5 to 13.5 for women’s). Women are to go down 1.5 from their original size. For example, a women’s 8 is 6.5 in unisex sizing.

This iteration of the Reebok Leather Classic has a low-top profile, which offers the ankles free range of motion to adapt to instant, unexpected foot movements and transitions. Complemented with boot laces, the traditional lace-up closure locks the foot in securely.

The silhouettes of these Classic Leather Reeboks have long been considered as staples for daily wear. It goes along with almost any style. This Classic Leather Ripple Altered fits the street, urban, and casual as well as the sporty look. Track pants and jeans equally look good on these kicks.

The addition of bold colors and rippled soles only widened the styles this model can pull off. Colorways available are Black/Coal/White/Gold and Royal/Grey/Red/Grey.

The Reebok Classic Leather Ripple Altered is perhaps a top contender as to which is the most eye-catching among all the Classic Leather iterations. The magnificent colorways, rippled soles, boot laces, and the emphatic Reebok branding that ran along the sidewall—all this makes this sneaker pop out like crazy from the rack or store window.

In 1983, the Reebok Classic Leather debuted and became a perennial best-seller and remained as such until today. As it was during the decade of the fitness boom, this all-white, simple-looking leather sneaker, which was marketed as a trainer, stirred a craze among fitness buffs and sneaker fanatics.

More or less thirty years later, Reebok made a huge comeback after enduring bankruptcy by reviving their shelved silhouettes and launching their Classics Collection. The Reebok Classic Leather was included in that catalog of classics and has been subjected to a series of updates and influential collaborations. Among the newest versions of this essential classic is the Classic Leather Ripple Altered, which enriches the Reebok oeuvre.

  • This sneaker is equipped with a lightweight EVA midsole, which effectively provides cushioning and shock absorption in each stride.

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