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 maintains a traditional lace-up enclosure which administers a customizable fit. Men can purchase a pair of these in sizes ranging from 7 to 13. All sizes are constructed in D medium width.
Strolling or doing light chores like heading for the groceries might be the prime function of the Reebok Royal Dimension thus casual clothes like loose trousers or joggers partnered with tees would be a staple. The vintage image of the running-inspired low top can also be dressed up with skinny jeans or toned down with shorts.
The Reebok Royal Dimension takes cues from vintage running silhouettes exemplified by its mesh uppers with synthetic suede overlays. Brandings are also scattered utilizing plain Reebok wordings.
From the UK soil to the vast American landscape, Reebok had conquered many obstacles that impacted the shoe scene from the past to the present. From its principals, the Foster family, Reebok had been passed on to emerging conglomerates like Paul Fireman and Adidas. It was one of the successful brands to have rooted in the late 19th century and was still operational more than a century after.
It was never a smooth ride for our UK-born protagonist brand. The company’s sales spike only happened in the 80s era, where aerobics and athletic leisure was a big hit among the public. Their first huge success was the Freestyle, a women-centric sneaker built to traverse the workout studios and gym floors. Though it was constructed for the female, several men wanted a piece of the Freestyle action.
From there, Reebok had continued to glorify its name with numerous iconic iterations like the Reebok Classics, tennis-bound silhouettes, and technological advances. The Pump mechanism was the very first sneaker technology that utilizes injected air for snugging around the ankle. The mid-90s also saw the birth of another headline-worthy model called the Run DMX 10 which was hailed as the most comfortable shoe to walk the face of the Earth during the sneaker’s prime.
Of course, a billionaire brand like Reebok would have their ups and downs from time to time. In the case of Reebok, it happened in the early stretches of the 2000 millennium where an ownership transfer took place. Slowly but surely, Adidas acquired Reebok in 2005 with a deal totaling $3.8 billion. The merger aimed to replenish the diminishing fame of Reebok in the next few years.
In 2011, Reebok introduced their teenage-focused subsidiary coined Reebok Royal Flag. The franchise’ vision was to create stylish, quality footwear with competitive prices that are easily accessible by the community. Examples under this bracket are the Reebok Royal CL Jogger, Reebok Royal Dimension, and many others.
The Reebok Royal Dimension primes itself in a running-inspired design which is built for multi-purpose wear. Drawing cues from vintage runners like the Aztecs, the Royal Dimension simplifies things with essential design elements on the upper on top of a white EVA midsole.
- Shock absorption and all-day cushioning are provided by the EVA midsole.
- The insoles are removable.