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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The Sperry Top-Sider Bahama II Boat Washed sneaker is available in men’s sizes. It has a relaxed-fit canvas upper, which is breathable. As a low-top, this shoe gives the ankles a freer range of motion. It uses a 360-degree saddle lacing system, comprised of rustproof eyelets, which secures the feet with custom fitting.
The Sperry Bahama II Boat Washed is ideally worn for warm weather. Its washed-out fabric lets out a laidback, summery vibe, which pairs well with casual and semi-formal clothing, such as chinos, button-downs, polo shirts, and light denim pants.
The Sperry Bahama II Boat Washed features a durable, breathable canvas upper. Applied with the Molded Wave-Siping, the rubber non-marking outsole delivers a trustworthy grip, on both wet and dry surfaces.
While everyone was asleep, Paul Sperry was walking around his deck. He slipped off the wet floor, fell into the water, but managed to pull himself back to safety. Once back on land, Sperry would make the world’s first boat shoe, the Canvas Circular Vamp Oxford (CVO), which was a roaring success.
Carrying the first boat shoe’s DNA, the Sperry Bahama II Boat Washed is part of that history. Part boat shoe, part sneaker, this Sperry model boasts an accomplished versatile style. One can go dress-up or dress-down with the Sperry Bahama II Boat Washed.
- The shoe features a 360-degree lacing system, with rust-proof eyelets, for a custom fit.
- The cushioned footbed is removable.