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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Fit & Sizing
The Sperry Men’s Bahama II Baja sneakers are available in sizes ranging from 4 to 16, in medium width. Its low-top profile allows better ankle mobility while a 360-degree saddle lacing system locks the foot in with a personalized fit.
Sperry Bahama II Baja Style
The Sperry Bahama II Baja has that ideal vacation-ready vibe, which evokes memories of those long leisurely summer walks. Wear these hybrid sneakers a variety of casual daytime clothing, such as chinos and light denims, topped with polo shirts or rolled-up long sleeves. You can pick from a variety of colorways such as Black, Gray, Navy White, Red/White/Blue, and Taupe/Navy.
A hybrid of a boat shoe and a sneaker, the Sperry Bahama II Baja’s upper is built with a breathable, lightweight canvas material instead of the usual leather. It is fastened by the classic 360-degree saddle rawhide lacing with rust-proof metallic eyelets. Furthermore, the hybrid shoe features a non-marking rubber outsole, is equipped with the brand’s famous Wave-Siping design for a sure grip on wet and dry surfaces.
Sperry Bahama II Baja History
Founded in 1935, the Sperry Top-Sider brand became widely known for its classic boat shoes, which gained the respect of the seafaring world. This success got even bigger when in the 1960s, the prep subculture began to embrace the dapper look of the Top-Siders.
After decades of making a living in the seas, the brand has finally stepped on land and expanded their product lines to include lifestyle footwear. It was then that Sperry decided to create a hybrid of a boat shoe and a sneaker. Among the several new product lines introduced was the Sperry Bahama II.
Part boat shoe, part sneaker, thus having the best of both worlds, the Sperry Bahama II has that distinct, unmistakable Sperry look. The line features the boat shoe’s classic 360-degree lacing system and the Wave-Siping outsole design but with the lightweight upper canvas of a sneaker. Among the line’s recent drops, the Sperry Bahama II Baja joins the brand’s lineup of lifestyle sneakers.
- The Sperry Bahama II Baja sneakers have a removable cushioned footbed, which offers long-lasting comfort.