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 Royal Astrostorm History
Over a century old Reebok, despite being underrated, beyond doubt has what it takes to compete against sneaker industry’s juggernauts. Established in 1895 under the name the J.W. Foster and Sons, this England native athletic shoe manufacturer has already been producing spiked running kicks even before the famous Dassler brothers conceived the idea.
The brand, to date, remains a household name. Although mainly recognized for their retro creations like the Freestyle and the Classic Leather, as well as their innovative techs like the Pump and the Hexalite cushioning, it is notable that Reebok’s newer designs are steadily getting noticed.
The Royal Collection showcases some of the brand’s current styles. Included on the growing list is the low-top and running-inspired Reebok Royal Astrostorm. Proud of its sporty yet street-ready look and fuss-free construction, this lifestyle footwear is a definite must-have for people who are always on the go.
Reebok Royal Astrostorm Style
From the gym to the streets, the Royal Astrostorm is ready to make heads turn with its contemporary look that pairs well with both casual and athletic outfits. Available in bright and neutral monochromatic shades, dual tones as well as printed colorways, sneaker addicts won’t have a hard time choosing a pair to match their personality.
Fit & Sizing
Freedom of movement is not going to be a problem with the Reebok Royal Astrostorm’s low-cut profile and bootie-like construction. Its mesh upper is also overlaid with synthetic from the midfoot to the heel for support and durability. All genders can get a pair. Sizes for men ranges from 4-14 while women’s sizes range from 6-11.
This slip-on shoe’s mesh upper with ghillie laces is already eye-catching. Its look, though, is further enhanced with the addition of the shock-absorbing 3D Ultralite midsole. Durable and responsive, this material is also known to be 10-20% lighter than traditional foams. Airflow is also enhanced with the help of the Ortholite insoles. These insoles also wick away unwanted moisture and offer lasting cushioning.
- Insoles are removable and can be replaced with orthotics.
- Its rubber outsole offers reliable traction and grip.
- Easy on/off is achieved with the help of the tongue and heel loops.
- For branding, the Reebok logo is embossed on the outsole and synthetic tongue label, debossed on the heel and printed on the insole.