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.
Fit & Sizing
The Saucony Grid SD HT shares the same standard fit as its predecessor, the Saucony Grid SD. The traditional lace-up closure system of the sneaker offers an adjustable fit for the wearer to lock their foot down in comfort.
This low-top silhouette is available in medium width and is offered in men’s sizing. The sizes available range from size 5 US to size 14 US. Women may grab a pair of the shoe by reducing 1.5.
Saucony Grid SD HT Style
The Saucony Grid SD HT is a fashion sneaker which was originally inspired by a classic running silhouette from the Saucony brand. The low-top silhouette offers a design that displays the combination of modern and classic style as well as the athletic and casual appeal.
Versatility is another thing that the silhouette offers as it delivers a fashion-forward over-all design, allowing wearers to match it up with various outfit options. The ability of this low-top sneaker to blend-in easily with the constantly evolving fashion trend also gives the wearer more ease in styling.
Perfect for the streets, the Saucony Grid SD HT is a good choice for a finish for a street-inspired ensemble such a casual set of top paired off with skinny jeans, cuffed fitted jeans, and jogger jeans
The classic design of the Saucony Grid SD HT carries its whole appeal. An update from the classic Saucony Grid SD, the low-top silhouette also features the brand’s trademark G.R.I.D. cushioning system that provides stable cushioning for the foot across the heel. The sneaker also displays the Veg Tan SD tongue badge gives the identity of the shoe.
Saucony Grid SD HT History
First introduced in 1991, the Saucony Grid SD silhouette took three years in production. This was a silhouette created to mend the needs of different runner types.
The Saucony Grid SD displays a design that looks close to the Saucony Shadow as it also was built with the TPU Heel section that provides stability. The classic silhouette also features the brand’s dual-function midsole that delivers both stability and great cushioning known as the G.R.I.D. cushioning system.
As a recognition of the time that Grid SD was created, the shoe pays tribute to the video game industry period and the 16-bit systems through its designs and colorways that took inspiration from technology.
The Grid SD silhouette has already witnessed various Saucony Grid iterations drops and among those is the Saucony Grid SD HT. The low-top model displays the majority of the design of its predecessor with the use of the same technology. The houndstooth upper pattern being the iteration of the classic model, the new silhouette offers the same enhanced quality and performance with colorways the add more appeal for the shoe.
- R.I.D. means Ground Reaction Inertia Device.
- The Saucony Grid SD HT displays the anodized logo and accent.
- The upper of the shoe is mostly covered in wide mesh.
- The sneaker features a re-engineered bonded toe box.