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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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The Sperry Striper CVO Salt Washed Twill is available solely in men's sizing in three different widths. This shoe is offered from sizes 4 to 16 in medium, wide, and slim widths. This shoe fits true to size and contains padded collar and tongue for a comfortable fit. The brand used a laceless slip-on look but included a pair of laces in the box for optional wearing.

The low-top Sperry Stripper CVO Salt Washed Twill displays a perfectly clean look when one wants to have a quick getaway or just bum around the house. It showcases chill and casual aura with its salt-washed finished canvas upper available in fresh, neutral color options.

Buyers can lace this up or simply slip this on under their pair of khakis, rolled up trousers, or board shorts with buttoned-down polos and tank tops. Most of them finish the entire look with a fedora hat for an authentic seafaring look. Meanwhile, others don this with denim jeans, joggers, slacks, or skinnies with cricket sweaters and polos for a smart casual vibe on the urban streets.

The salt-washed canvas upper of the Sperry Striper CVO Salt Washed Twill delivers a striking laissez-faire guise which has been commended several times in the reviews. The rough-finished look of its canvas upper with slip on or lace up style enhances the relaxed vibe while staying stylish and comfortable.

Paul Sperry invented non-slip footwear when he tripped on the deck of his boat and realized the importance of non-slip shoe. He took inspiration from the grooves on the paws of his dog that gave him an idea of incorporating herringbone pattern on the sole of the footwear.

They experimented in implementing grooves on the rubber sole in the process called splitting or siping and served as the instrumental in maximizing the traction of the original Top-Sider boat shoe also called the Canvas Circular Vamp Oxford (CVO) they introduced in 1935. Later on, the brand partnered with Commonwealth Shoe and Leather Co. to produce a leather shoe with superb grip and called it the Sperry Authentic boat shoe.

Sperry's footwear turned into an essential brand in 1939 when the US Navy commissioned the company to create shoes for the US Naval Academy. Fast forward to the current era, Sperry is now owned by the Wolverine World Wide and Blum Capital Partners. Sperry jumped beyond designing footwear for the seafarers but also one of the redefining design in modern casual shoe style.

The Sperry Striper CVO Salt Washed Twill displays the heritage silhouette of the CVO finished with rugged look for a realistic seafarer's vibe. This laidback footwear was designed to work as a lace-up shoe or as a slip-on. Sperry included a natural wearing comfort and superb underfoot support. The brand highlighted the Wave-Siping rubber outsole that delivers superb traction on wet and dry surfaces.

  • This product weighs approximately 455 grams.
  • It has the Wave Comfort Foot System that enhances the underfoot comfort. The PU footbed is removable and provides ample arch support.
  • The Wave Sipping technology provides traction on wet and dry surfaces with a non-marking pattern on the rubber outsole.
  • Vulcanized construction secures the bond of the canvas upper and the outsole to enhance the durability.