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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A banded collar and padded tongue aid the tonal flat lacing of the Supra Axle for a secure lockdown. The round toe profile and seamless toe box aim for a smooth and hassle-free board rides. The narrow fitting sneaker runs true to size. Coming in medium D or B width, the shoe is available in 5 to 12 size for men and 6 to 11 for women.
Suede and canvas make the perfect combination of breathability and durability in the Supra Axle sneaker. Designed for the hardcore skateboarding enthusiast, the low-top shoes come prepared for casual gatherings from its street-style finish to its vulcanized construction for added durability. Armed with dual tread patterns, the shoe exudes a confident style that is best paired with jeans or shorts and comfortable shirts with enough flexibility for a hip look while doing a downhill longboard in the city streets.
With numerous colorways to choose from, this suede and canvas kick is ready for that weekend rock concert or that big city skating competition. Choose from exciting colors like Dusty Olive Suede, Navy/Cathay Spice White, Black/Blue-White, Black Suede, Navy, Khaki/Black White, and White Leather options. Among many other popular colorways of the Supra Axle and you’ll surely be a standout in the nearest skate park, at school, or at the mall.
Equipped with a SupraFoam midsole for impact resistance, the Supra Axle aims to please the most skeptic of skaters with its comfort, protection, and durability. Also worth noting is the Supra signature tread and herringbone tread pattern that keeps the sneaker on a solid grip to the skateboard or the ground.
America footwear brand Supra was founded in 2006 by Angel Cabada in collaboration with five other professional skateboarders. Cabada is also the man behind KR3W, a company selling skateboard apparel. Professional skateboarders like Erik Ellington, Jim Greco, Chad Muska, Tom Penny, and Dennis Martin were behind the idea of creating a shoe company and a formidable lineup of designs.
As a young brand, the company has been pioneering in skateboarding shoe designs but with the use of more flamboyant colors and styles. Compared to the often minimalist designs of skateboarding footwear manufacturers, Supra has sometimes been producing more robust and more eye-catching designs for skating with the same enhanced grip but with more flair and style.
The company name Supra came from the Latin word which means “above, and all” symbolizing the often superfluous silhouettes of high-tops and low-tops casual sneakers with vulcanized soles that appeal to the street-style loving skaters.
Since its inception, the company had the likes of Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Travis, McCoy, Justin Timberlake, and Justin Bieber gravitating towards the brand's designs. Over the past decade, the company has had a massive following among the hip-hop loving culture as well as the skating community.
Among its early offerings regarding shoe, models are the Supra Axle. First released in 2014, the footwear had several stylish colorways to choose from among its most ardent skateboard-loving fans. The Supra Axle’s cushioned midsole and dual tread are its main feature that has slowly built up the reputation of the neophyte Supra brand in the global footwear industry.
- The round-toed casual kick with the protective bumper, low-top styling, and detailing offers several design possibilities for the causal and lifestyle shoes market.
- Lightweight gum rubber vulcanized outsole for superior board feel and look.
- Duble stitched high abrasion areas are well watered and then wiping the kitchen.