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
The Reebok Classic Leather SG is offered in men’s sizes only. The shoe fits men with sizes ranging from 4 to 13. Half sizes are offered as well. The shoe has a thin tongue which might make a snug fit more difficult to achieve, but the footwear does have an adjustable lace-up closure that could make up for this.
Reebok Classic Leather SG Style
The Reebok Classic Leather SG is a good-looking shoe that can handle most casual to semi-formal situations. Wear it with jeans or shorts and a polo shirt or long-sleeved Henleys for casual outings. For smarter occasions, chino pants and long-sleeved polos will do the trick. Top off with a blazer.
The Reebok Classic Leather SG’s sophisticated low-profile silhouette along with its soft pigskin nubuck upper give it a sleek and elegant look that is perfect for most occasions. The cool colors add to the trendy vibe as well as the design that is a mix of both old-school and new. A cushioned ride further makes this shoe a remarkable one.
Reebok Classic Leather SG History
The Reebok Classic Leather was launched in 1983 as a running shoe. It had a simple, clean design as opposed to most running shoes out at the market during that time which had many technical details. However, even with its simple silhouette, it was purely functional and helped athletes reach their max performance. Further, the leather upper gave it a stylish and elegant look.
The shoe’s silhouette was a hit, not only among sports enthusiasts but with the lifestyle crowd as well because the model blurred the line between style and performance. The footwear was especially popular in the UK where it became part of their sneaker culture.
More than three decades from its first release, the Classic Leather continues to dazzle sneaker lovers. And Reebok has responded by releasing various Classic Leather iterations and colorways for this model. The Reebok Classic Leather SG (Seasonal Gum) is yet another iteration of the classic. In this newer version, the OG gum sole is brought back while the upper is updated with a pigskin nubuck material.
- The shoe features a supple pigskin upper and leather heel accent.
- The gum rubber outsole keeps the look authentic and gives the shoe traction.
- The shoe is available in Smoky Indigo, Black, Sand Stone, and Washed Jade colorways.
- The Reebok Classic Leather SG has an EVA midsole cushioning each step.