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    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

    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.

    High Top

    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.

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    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.

  • Collection

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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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We spent 9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • A good number of people who reviewed the Skechers Lanson – Mesten sneakers stated that the shoe felt comfortable on the feet and do not require any breaking in at all as they are comfortable from the get-go.
  • The overall aesthetics of the shoe got several nods from consumers who said they look well-made.
  • A number were pleased with the shoe’s reasonable price.
  • A few mentioned that they were happy with the shoe’s fit because it runs true to size.
  • One individual liked the shoe’s lightweight feel.
  • Another person remarked that the shoes loosen up the more it is worn.
  • A buyer commented that the Lanson - Mensen is exactly as pictured.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Some disgruntled customers were displeased that the shoe’s quality has deteriorated compared to before. Previous pairs bought by users lasted a long while, but newly bought shoes’ insoles lasted only a minimum of two weeks before getting worn through.
  • A few reviewers were unhappy that Skechers Lanson - Mesten did not breathe well, especially on warm days when feet would feel really hot.
  • Some complained about the narrow fit, especially at the toe box. One user said his big toe felt pressed up against the inside of the shoe.
  • One buyer commented that he did not like the wide gap between the eyelet tabs.

Bottom line

The Skechers Lanson Mesten is no slouch when it comes to making sure that  the feet feels comfortable and snug. It has a contemporary design that users will appreciate, from its soft woven upper to its suede trim with metal rivet detail at the shoe’s lateral side. However, it is not a shoe that is suited for warm or hot climates or for people with wide feet.


Skechers Lanson - Mesten Style

The Lanson Mesten is a casual low top canvas shoe with an oxford design. It is a distinctly contemporary-looking shoe with a canvas and suede top, decorative leather strip with a metal rivet on its side, and stitching accents. It looks best when paired with khaki pants and jeans.

Fit & Sizing

The Skechers Lanson Mesten is available in men’s sizes which range from 5.5 to 13, in D-medium width. The length size runs true. However, it may not be a perfect fit for people with wide feet as the shoe is said by users to be quite narrow.

Notable Features

Skechers Air Cooled Memory Foam insole lends the Lanson - Mesten a more cushioned feel by adapting to the shape of the foot while the Classic Fit design gives the shoe traditional comfort. A padded midsole absorbs impact. The canvas fabric has a soft, vintage feel while the midsole is provided a textured finish for an overall fashionable look.

Additional Info

  • The shoe features a flexible siped rubber outsole and a flat heel.
  • There is an embroidered S logo at the side.
  • A padded collar and tongue give the shoe additional comfort.
  • The shoe is lined with soft fabric.
  • Suede overlay details can be found on the heel panel, sides, and toe.
  • Available at discounted price in select retail stores.