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 men’s Reebok DMX Fusion PI comes in sizes starting from 4 to 14 which are all constructed in D medium width. Its Ultraknit upper is somehow supported by toggle-looking laces that constricts the sneaker at the vamp.
These DMX Fusion PI shoes by Reebok are boundary sports-inspired with a little dash of modernity. A silhouette fused with a DMX or Dynamax tooling, as vintage lovers might dub it, goes well with joggers and track pants but will oblige with skinny jeans as well.
An arched type of thread holds down the laces just around the vamp and counteracts the snugging to provide the ample fit. The same thread can be seen at the heel loop which also provides a more customized fit.
From its 18th century running roots to the concurrent Cross training regime, Reebok has come a long way enveloping humanity’s feet in performance kicks. The UK-born brand had tapped every aspect of footwear, from upper to the sole, reintroducing new technologies to boost functionality. In the running segment of its legacy, there was one that stood among the pack like an unchaseable gazelle.
In 1997, Reebok introduced a particular kind of cushioning that utilized air flow to provide stability and support. Yes, the use of air was relatively not a new concept during that time given that it was spearheaded by Nike in the late 70s. Nonetheless, the Dynamic Motion Cushioning was deemed as part of “the best running shoes in the history of the world” during that era.
After several successful stints, the Dynamic Motion Cushioning or DMX for short eventually ended up in the lifestyle department. It was included in numerous iterations following of course the design of its predecessor--the Reebok DMX Run 10. 2018 gave birth to the updated version of the said iconic runner, specifically on March 30. The Reebok DMX Fusion redefines comfort and utility while reconnecting its semblance as a running silhouette to contemporary fashion.
The DMX Fusion, due to its brilliance, was reissued numerous times in different forms. One of those is the Reebok DMX Fusion PI which showcases purple, black, and white color tones in an Ultraknit upper. Sitting atop a DMX sole, the sneaker stays vibrant in tonal colorways.
- The official colorways are Purple Ink, Black/Pink, and White/Pink.
- The sneaker utilizes rounded laces that go through four eyelets.
- Aside from the DMX cushioning, an EVA foam is used.
- The collar displays a somewhat similar accent to bootie-constructed shoes.