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 men’s low-top Saucony Originals Shadow 5000 is offered in US sizing, from 5 to 14. Potential coppers can order a pair with their regular measurements as many have confirmed that it fits true to size. It features a traditional lace-up enclosure that grants a customized fit.
Saucony Originals Gold Rush Shadow 5000 Style
The running-inspired construction of the Saucony Originals Gold Rush Shadow 5000 gives a retro-casual appearance, thanks to its gold-tone accents and leather upper. A blend of Wolverine silkee suede and classic mesh allows for a contemporary yet vintage looks which works great with many lifestyle attire.
Users can experiment pairing this lifestyle low-top with their shorts, denim jeans, or shorts. Going with a hooded jacket on top of a plain-colored shirt is recommended if looking to have a laidback yet distinctive vibe. Its modest colorways are an advantage as it offers optimal wearability.
Impressive cushioning is guaranteed by the footwear’s shock-absorbing EVA midsole. Its lasting comfort is mainly attributed to the cushioned collar and insole. Enhanced grip is possible because of the rubber XT-600 triangular lug outsole.
Saucony Originals Gold Rush Shadow 5000 History
The Originals collection is inspired by the brand’s classic releases that aims to rejuvenate Saucony’s appeal to long-time and new fans. Numerous models such as Jazz, Bullet, DXN Trainer, Grid, and Shadow has been reimagined with refreshing color schemes and equipped with the latest sneaker technologies.
The Saucony Shadow shoes were initially released in 1985 and bore many similarities to the Saucony Jazz, which was released in 1981. It utilized a soft EVA on its midsole to deliver cushioning while the TPU on its the heel is there for support. The upper of the original Shadow is made from mesh and suede overlays.
Years after the introduction of the Shadow, Saucony released a follow-up version, the Shadow 5000. Among its update to the original is the reconstructed EVA midsole that allows for better support and impact absorption. Another update is the additional panels on its upper for enhanced stability.
Recently, the brand released a revamped version, called the Saucony Originals Gold Rush Shadow 5000. The design of this sneaker is inspired by the famous gold fever in California during 1849.
- Currently, the three color options for the Saucony Originals Gold Rush Shadow 5000 are Black / Gold, Maroon / Gold, and Tan / Gold.
- The regular price for this footwear is $110.