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.
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Fit & Sizing
Expect this sneaker to keep your feet cool and snug while providing ample support as well as mobility with its low cut design and nylon underlaid upper with suede overlays. Available in women’s sizes 4-13, this model frequently offers sufficient wiggle room for the toes. It may, however, run a bit large and narrow for a few wide-footed sneaker addicts.
Reebok Classic Nylon Slim Core Style
This running shoe-inspired sneaker gets its contemporary look from its sleek construction beside its eye-catching hues. Paired with jeans, leggings, shorts and sweats, the low-top Reebok Classic Nylon Slim Core, with its retro look, can give any athletic or everyday outfit the extra oomph it needs to stand out.
Inspired by a running shoe made in the 1980s, folks can expect this shoe to maintain most of its predecessor’s design. This includes its die-cut molded EVA midsole that offers not only sufficient comfort underfoot but also reliable impact protection. Its high-abrasion rubber outsole, on the one hand, is known for its durability.
Reebok Classic Nylon Slim Core History
A part of Reebok’s sought-after Classic Collection, the Classic Nylon made its debut in the year 1987. Built with durable suede overlays for support, airy nylon underlays for enhanced breathability and a sculpted EVA midsole for lightweight cushioning, this runner was recognized for its performance on the track. Soon enough, it became a fashion staple in the UK for its good looks.
The original version was launched in 3 hues namely white/gray, black/white and navy/platinum. 17 years later, the Classic Nylon was reissued, giving loyal Reebok supporters more color options. It was only in the year 2012 when a streamlined iteration was released. Created for the fairer sex, men were unashamed to get a pair.
Time went by and a modern rendition surfaced. Known as the low-top Reebok Classic Nylon Slim Core, this edition is often clad in dual tones and often seen in both neutral and bright shades. Priced reasonably just like its ancestors, its followers continue to increase in number.
- The padded foam sockliner and fabric lining give the Classic Nylon Slim Core a more cushiony feel.
- The heel tab and side stripes are made of synthetic and are often donned in contrasting shades to give the shoe an added pop.
- For locked-down fit, lacing system can be adjusted. Depending on the colorway, laces can come in tonal hues or with speckles.
- Reebok logo is displayed on the tongue label, undersole, heel and lateral side to complete its look.