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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With shoe sizes ranging from 5-14 Medium D width for men, wearers are guaranteed to experience unflinching comfort that would last the whole day. The combination of waxed nylon upper, padded collar and tongue as well as mesh-lined interior make its in-shoe feel remarkably satisfactory, all while providing ample support brought about by the suede overlays as well as sufficient wiggle room. Women’s sizes are also available.
Anything that’s reminiscent of one’s childhood, more often if not always, holds a soft spot in anyone’s hearts. This partly explains why vintage-styled kicks, the low-top Jazz Original CL Windbreaker included, have been well-loved by many.
Capable of emitting a somewhat sweet nostalgic feeling, its running-inspired silhouette with a windbreaker-like upper weaves sports vitality, casual pizzazz and modern flair faultlessly. A laidback getup like tattered jeans, cuffed pants or maybe a pair of jeggings or knee-length shorts complements well with this shoe. One can even upscale their ensemble a notch higher with a minidress or straight-cut chinos and a button-down shirt.
The Saucony Jazz Original CL Windbreaker embraces its origins by keeping its ancestor's overall look intact. Like the original, it is constructed with a durable rubber outsole with the unique triangular tread pattern for optimal traction. It also did not forget to flaunt a striped EVA midsole for a subtle pop as well as cushioning and shock absorption.
Saucony, once a children’s shoe manufacturer, has shifted its priorities and has set its sights on designing the best possible running shoe. The outcome is the legendary Jazz. Released in the year 1981, the same period the business reached its golden age, the shoe had everything distance runners’ needed and more.
Its distinguishable, triangular-lugged Maxitrac outsole, “Butterfly Balance” design and cushy sockliner supplied greater stability, superior comfort not to mention lightweight impact protection. Much-desired by runners during that time, it was re-released in 1998. From thereon, its vintage silhouette, that hardly changed since it first made its appearance, effortlessly crossed over to the mainstream thanks to its street-ready aesthetic.
Nowadays, this sneaker can be spotted in a medley of colors and fabrics. The low-top Saucony Jazz Original CL Windbreaker is just one among the many Jazz models that debuted in the recent years. While its forerunner strutted a traditional nylon fabric, this iteration chose to parade itself in an upper donned in waxed nylon. However subdued the alteration this model went thru, fans of the shoe are quick to recognize its evolution.
- The traditional lace-up closure helps adjust the fit.
- It includes a pair of spare laces.
- Its look is sealed off with the addition of Saucony’s “Three-Dotted” insignia.
- Branding is also embroidered on the tongue label and heel. It is also embossed on the undersole and printed on the insole.