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.
Reebok Classic Renaissance History
Reebok’s Classics collection reflects the evolution of the brand’s athletic footwear since its humble beginnings to the athleisure sneakers that are popular now. The Classic line was launched with the Reebok Classic Leather which the company released in 1983 as a performance-based running shoe. However, this silhouette was different in that it was designed with the style-conscious runner in mind.
The Reebok CL’s silhouette (also known as the Classic Leather) started the Classic collection’s trend of combining functional and technically-detailed shoes that can cross over to the fashion scene regarding style and design.
The Reebok Classic Renaissance springs from this collection of stylish yet practical shoes. It has a clean silhouette that mirrors the shoe’s heritage and gives it a retro appeal.
Reebok Classic Renaissance Style
The shoe’s timeless classic look coupled with a hint of contemporary vibe makes it easy to pair with a lot of casual wear. Simple tees, shorts, and jeans matched with the Reebok Classic Renaissance make the outfit perfect for any casual trips around town. Top it off with a denim jacket. A streamlined cotton jacket will give your outfit a smarter look.
Fit & Sizing
The Reebok Classic Renaissance is available for both men and women. Aside from the regular fit, there are wide and extra wide size options as well. For men, sizes range from 6-15 while women’s sizes are offered in 5-11. The shoe’s leather upper gives soft support for the feet.
The Reebok Classic Renaissance’s cushioned feel and comfort along with the low-profile, old-school silhouette, is its most distinguishable characteristic. The style is definitely eye-catching and noteworthy.
- The Reebok Classic Renaissance utilizes a Memory Tech foam sockliner for a cushioned feel.
- The shoe has a man-made leather upper and stitched overlays.
- A Starcrest woven label which gives salute to the shoe’s heritage can be seen on the tongue.