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 Nylon Gum History
Reebok originally debuted its Royal Heritage Collection in 1983 and are known for their simple and casual design. By flawlessly combining athleticism and casual style in the original Royal Nylon shoe, it had its successful run during its time.
The current Royal Nylon offers a new twist to the classic in the form of the Reebok Royal Nylon Gum. Evident in the shoe’s name, this model features an updated gum sole. Although crafted almost similarly as its predecessor, the Royal Nylon Gum offers a unique and new look to today’s audience.
Reebok Royal Nylon Gum Style
The Reebok Royal Nylon Gum has the same classic retro silhouette and monochromatic look as the line’s past models. The shoe has a classy, versatile, and sophisticated sporty look perfect for people who like mixing and matching their outfits. The shoe’s design was inspired by the road so expect the leather texture to add a subtle hint of rugged touch to your look, but nothing overwhelming. The gum sole feature could also be a stylish and unique accent to a rather bland look.
Fit & Sizing
The Reebok Royal Nylon Gum is available in sizes for both men and women. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 6.5 to 13 while the ladies can choose from sizes 5 to 12. Some reviewers observed the shoe to run a bit smaller than their usual size and recommended to try a half size bigger.
If your measurements fall between two sizes, choose the smaller size for a more snug fit or the larger size for a looser fit.
The Reebok Royal Nylon Gum’s upper is crafted in low-cut style using leather and nylon materials for its upper. The mixture of leather and nylon exudes a rugged look, which took inspiration from the road. Reebok logos could be found on the tongue, back collar, and side underlays of the shoe. It features a blind eyelet lace-up for closure. The collar and tongue are padded while it features the Memory Tech foam for its sockliner. The midsole is made from die-cut EVA foam while the outsole is crafted from carbon rubber.
- The shoe does not come with Ortholite.
- The Reebok Royal Nylon Gum is available in medium width.
- Aside from men and women’s sizes, the shoe is also offered in kids and infant sizes.
- It is offered in tonal colorways: black and white.
- Some people also use the shoe for running in urban settings and during gym workouts.