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.
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These vintage trainers are available in men's sizes, which range from 6.5 to 13. The Unphased Pro’s low-cut built makes for nonrestrictive ankle mobility so wearers can adapt quickly to sudden and spontaneous transitions. Moreover, a traditional lace-up closure fastens the upper. With it, wearers can adjust the fit as loose or snug as they prefer.
The Unphased Pro grows beyond its tennis heritage and has come to suit not only sporty, active clothing, but also casual, laid-back attire. Sweatpants, joggers, jeans, chinos all look great on this sneaker. This model all the more gets versatile because it now comes in various colorways to further match one’s sense of style.
These tennis-inspired trainers are not only in available white, like way back then, but in a set of cool colorways, which seem almost conceptual to some. Namely, the OG-Chalk/Dark Green, ESTL-Black/White, White/Grey/Navy/Red, Collegiate Navy/Grey/Blue/White/Gum/, True Grey/Burgundy/Blue/White/Gum, and White/Skull Grey/Navy/Primal Red/Gum.
Just like its predecessor, the Unphased Pro shows off its classic stripes, paneling, and stitching. All of which are unmistakably Reebok. Depending on the colorway option, the Unphased Pro may have a soft terry lining, and its details and overlays may be comprised of suede, leather, and textile materials.
Founded in England in 1958, by the Foster brothers, Reebok expanded and set base in North America in the 1980s, where the company soon made their first major fortune. Paul Fireman, an American businessman and outdoor sports dealer, signed a deal with Reebok to allow him to acquire rights to sell and distribute their products in North America. The contract also included that Fireman could practice his creative freedom over the product when he saw fit.
The 1980s saw the emergence of Reebok when the brand climbed highest in the sneaker industry, outgunning all other leading brands. In the 1980s, Reebok have produced a number of their most iconic silhouettes, such as the Workout, NPC, Revenge Plus, Classic Leather, Club Classic 85, and Aztrek. These became classics in which Reebok would recreate and from which gather cues and inspirations. By doing so, Reebok have kept their heritage solid over the decades. That said, the crisp-looking Unphased Pro was based off a 1985 vintage tennis trainer, the Phase 1 Pro.
- The EVA sock liner is removable to accommodate orthotics.
- Reebok branding is detailed in the tongue, sidewall, heel tab, and outsole tread.