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 slip-on continues to marvel Reebok fans with its minimalist look that has colorways ranging from out-of-the-box concepts like the Mist to more pristine easy-on-the-eye tonal whites. One can pump up the sneaker's style with gartered-ankle pants like joggers partnered with baggy jackets on top of loose tees. But the white colorway can surely go along with denim jeans or chinos for a more sophisticated look.
The element that segregates the Pump Supreme Jacquard Tape to the rest of the Pump Supreme iterations is the fabric detailing that cleaves the sneaker into two parts. The sneaker features a jacquard tape infused with Reebok branding extending from the toe to the pump. A heel pull tab is also built in the same material which provides ease of entry.
Pumping kicks were such a big hit during the dusk of the 80s which was, even more, popularizes when it hit the 90s. A birthchild of Paul Litchfield, the pump system of lockdown was first witnessed in the 1989 Dominique Wilkins shoe called as the same name. Reebok Pumps would soon be controversially successful because curiosity took over most of humanity that walked on the surface of the planet.
The Reebok Pump's success would spawn subsequent models that would mostly revolve around basketball forms. The Pump Omni Lite was a serendipitous marketing opportunity for Reebok when Dee Brown used it on his groundbreaking performance in the 1991 NBA Dunk contest. The gesture had cemented the Pump not only in sneaker pandemonium but also in NBA history. With an unhindered sales momentum, Reebok strived to invest more silhouettes that would include the Pump mechanism.
After decades of re-releasing into different colorways, the Fury's aesthetic and appeal created a child that would take the same path as its father in 1994. In 2016, a teaser including a collaboration with French-designer Vetements was released that featured a new and fresh model called the Reebok Pump Supreme. Though it is inspired by the running origins of the InstaPump Fury, the sneaker's design stows away from its predecessor by stripping off the bulky overlays and went back to basics.
With this brand-spanking new iteration, Reebok had set a new mood of ingenious pioneers that would undoubtedly be revamped in numerous colorways as the time passes. They were right considering the previous collaborations and bright colorways like the Reebok Pump Supreme Jacquard Tape which is constructed with a fully breathable mesh upper with a red and blue jacquard tape dividing the shoe into
- Underfoot cushioning is provided by the carbonated foam midsole which is supported by a carbon fiber plate in the mid shank.
- Grip and traction are administered by a carbon rubber outsole that is split into two parts at the ball and the heel.
- The mesh uppers for the Reebok Pump Supreme Jacquard Tape are inspired from tracksuits.