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.
Skechers Work: Gibson - Hardwood History
The Work collection is a popular line of shoes by Skechers that carries footwear designed for protecting men’s and women’s feet while on the job. The collection features shoes with safety-toe and slip-resistant details that meet or exceed industry standards.
The Skechers Work: Gibson - Hardwood springs from this collection. The model was launched in 2014. It had a clean low-cut design, a smooth leather material for its upper, a toe cap front made of rubber, and leather heel stripe overlay.
Skechers Work: Gibson - Hardwood Style
The Gibson - Hardwood by Skechers Work can be matched with jeans, straight pants, and chinos. Take it to work or dress it up a bit for any casual event.
Fit & Sizing
The Skechers Work: Gibson - Hardwood is a women’s shoe with sizes that range from 5 to 11. It is available in medium width, and half sizes are offered. Based on several reviews, the fit runs slightly large so people with narrow feet might do better to order a pair a half size smaller.
The Skechers Work: Gibson - Hardwood’s outsole is safety tested to meet OSHA standards. The slip-resistant outsole meets or exceeds ASTM F1677-96 Mark II standards for wet and oily surfaces. The shoe design is also Electrical Hazard Safe.
- The Skechers Work: Gibson - Hardwood has a lace-up front, vulcanized rubber midsole, and textured toe bumper.
- The shoe features a removable and cushioned insole and a soft fabric shoe lining.
- The footwear has a one-inch heel height.