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.
Fit & Sizing
The Sperry Striper Storm CVO Canvas Duck is available in men’s sizes ranging from 7 to 14. All are in medium widths. With its low-top built, this model does not hinder any ankle motion. Additionally, a lace-up closure, with rust-resistant metal eyelets, secures the foot in with a snug fit.
Sperry Striper Storm CVO Canvas Duck Style
Its quietly stylish silhouette looks good with any casual or dressy clothing. That’s the great thing about simplicity: it effortlessly fits about anything. Lads can pair up the Sperry Striper Storm CVO Canvas Duck with jeans and shorts and chinos and top the look with plain tees, polo shirts, or long-sleeved polos.
The shoe comes in six classy colorways: Black, Chino, Gray, Navy, Olive, and Red. Perfect for starting a collection.
A feature that makes this shoe stand out is its sheer simplicity and functionality. It has a plain-looking, laced-up canvas upper vulcanized to a rubber outsole, but with a lot going on behind it.
The upper is solidly built and rain-proof and has a gusseted tongue. All that sits atop a durable rubber lug outsole, which is applied with the patented Razor-Cut Wave-Siping that prevents slippage on wet and dry surfaces.
Sperry Striper Storm CVO Canvas Duck History
An adventurer of both sea and land and a lover of dogs, Paul Sperry produced the world’s first boat shoe in 1935: the Canvas Circular Vamp Oxford, or the CVO. It was a nonslip boat shoe, whose outsole tread mimicked the grooved pattern of his dog’s paws. The process has long been called Razor Cut Wave-Siping. That same year, Sperry Top-Sider began, now mostly known as Sperry.
Famous at sea for their boat shoes, both offered in canvas and leather, Sperry hit the inland mainstream as the prep subculture began wearing their shoes, such as the CVOs. Sperry banked on that model and churned out many designs. The Sperry Stripe Storm CVO Canvas Duck is among these modern CVOs. Just as classy, but has a whole deal of new in it.
- Sperry branding details are placed in the tongue, metal eyelets, and heel tab.