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.
The low top sneaker was constructed in a D medium width, which was basically the same as the original release. Men can avail the model in full size runs that range from 5 to 13.
The running-inspired sneaker can be used in polarizing clothing options, from sporty looking attires to smart casual dress clothes. Its tonal colorway coincides with most jeans and can also double as training footwear. Its overlays parallel its streamlined appeal that is complemented by the iced outsole for a cool-looking attitude.
Pigskin suede accents strategically cover the mesh underlays of the Reebok Classic Nylon Tech, and the combination provides the shoe's stability and support. Reflective elements on the perforations at the heel cap provide visibility during low light conditions. Lastly, the Iced outsole offers grip and traction which completes the chilled-out image.
Introduced in 1983, the Reebok Classic was one of the Reebok models that was redesigned into numerous colorways with spontaneity. Before its release, several Reebok iterations hogged the market sales which are accounted mostly by the Freestyle. The popularity of the Classic gradually grew through time, which was brought up by underground fans resurfacing in the more recent years.
Remaking the sneaker model into different material variations was not a product of the present and in fact, dates much closer to its initial release. In the early 80s, the Reebok Classic was produced in two variations: Leather and Nylon. During this time, Nylon was preferred by runners who utilize the shoe for training and to some extent, for long distances. Its utility spread out across the globe and reached different groups which evolved into athleisure footwear.
In 2016, the Reebok Classic updates its materials and incorporates an upgraded mesh for more breathability and a cozier, lighter feel. The Reebok Classic Nylon Tech maintains its forefather's initial conformity, but with a contemporary gist.
- The EVA midsole which provides cushioning and shock absorption were processed in a Die-cut manner for fast and efficient manufacturing.
- The insole consists of a padded foam which adds comfort to its ride.
- The upper utilizes a breathable mesh for moisture and sweat control.