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 Reebok Phase 1 has a low-profile design, which enables the ankles to have full mobility in each stride and, as a result, adapt well to rapid foot movements. Besides that, this model runs on a traditional lace-up closure that locks the foot in as loose and as snug as the wearer prefers. Furthermore, these Phase 1 vintage trainers are available in men’s sizing, which ranges from 4 to 13.
The Phase 1 is among those tennis-inspired athletic sneakers, whose designs have become sleeker and more versatile, matching a variety of clothing and personalities. This Reebok vintage sneaker looks smart and casual enough to be worn anywhere, be it at work, a night out, or for a walk around town.
Its style is quite the perfect match to a pair of jeans and a tee shirt. Since its heritage is tennis, it also suits athleisure wear. Clothing such as sweatpants and joggers are excellent matches to the Phase 1. Furthermore, these Reebok vintage shoes are available in a variety of colorways, such as white/ collegiate navy/red, and white/matte silver/gray/red, sea spray/crushed cobalt/white/gum, black/trek gold/white/gum, and chalk/blue/Mars dust/teal.
Its most striking appeal is its quintessential Reebok silhouette. One glimpse is all it takes for one to know it’s a Reebok sneaker, even though it doesn’t present the classic stripes on its sidewalls. The subtle, but revealing, details are enough, such as its iconic rubber toe cap that rounds up the silhouette with sheer authenticity.
In the mid-1980s, Reebok had once reigned to the top of the sneaker industry ladder, beating all other competing brands. During this decade, Reebok had churned out unforgettable silhouettes—from running, training, to sports sneakers—which soon became classics.
Among those iconic models is the tennis sneaker Phase 1 Pro, often regarded as the most underrated Reebok sneaker. The Phase 1 is a loyal iteration of the classic, proudly paying homage to its heritage.
- It has a removable EVA Foam sock liner to accommodate orthotics.
- Depending on the colorway, the Phase 1’s upper may be comprised of either leather or suede.