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 Relaxed Fit: Felton - Altair History
Skechers is a popular choice for affordable yet comfortable and equally stylish footwear. It has two primary categories of footwear, one is for performance and the other is for lifestyle use. Recently, the brand also introduced a new category of footwear dedicated for those who work in restaurants or in the kitchen, construction, warehouses, and other jobs that require long hours of standing. The category is called Skechers Work and utilizes shoe technologies that adhere to safety standards while providing optimum comfort.
One line of shoes under the Skechers Work category is the Skechers Work Relaxed Fit. These shoes feature the Relaxed Fit technology, which provides a roomier comfortable fit, especially around the toe box even for shoes with normal width. They also have Memory Foam insoles for plush cushioning and optimum comfort.
The Felton – Altair variation is one of the many shoes under the Skechers Work Relaxed Fit line. Named officially as the Skechers Work Relaxed Fit: Felton – Altair, this low-top shoe features a slip and oil-resistant rubber outsole, an Electric Hazard (EH) safe design and a lace-up closure. It is available in medium and wide width sizes and initially released in two colors – black and white.
Skechers Work Relaxed Fit: Felton - Altair Style
The Skechers Work Relaxed Fit: Felton – Altair is a low-top sneaker that functions well as a work shoe. Its faux leather synthetic upper and traditional lace closure give out a sporty and functional look. The side panels display the signature S branding while the front, side, and heel parts are covered with overlay and stitched seams.
Fit & Sizing
The Skechers Work Relaxed Fit: Felton – Altair Style is a men’s shoe available from size 7 to 16 in both Medium and Wide widths. Half sizes are offered up to size 12. The faux leather upper provides the much-needed foot support at work, while the lace-up closure ensures a lockdown fit. Padding around the ankle is sufficient as well, only adding in-shoe comfort aside from that provided by the soft fabric shoe lining and the Memory Foam insole.
Truly a work shoe, the Skechers Work Relaxed Fit: Felton – Altair shoe takes pride in presenting a line-up of shoe technologies necessary for the on-the-job activities, such as the Electrical Hazard (EH) Safe design and the slip- and oil-resistant rubber sole. Both technologies are tested and comply with safety standards.
- This shoe has a 1 ¼ inch built in the heel, a soft fabric shoe lining, and a supportive shock absorbing midsole.
- Brandings are visible on the tongue and side panels.