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.
The high-top Supra Society II is generously padded within and has a stretchy neoprene bootie that hugs the midfoot and front part of the feet. The ghillie lacing system locks the foot down for a snug and secured fit, while the two Velcro hook and loop straps give users the option to cinch the ankle, heel, and shin areas according to their preferred style and fit. According to users, this skate-powered sneaker fits just right, and available in men’s sizes from 4 to 16 US. Women consumers may purchase this shoe by grabbing a men’s size that’s equivalent to 1.5 below their usual size.
Stocked with skate-inspired features and street-ready elements, the Supra Society II is the type of gear that will upscale your looks as it comes strong with a towering, ultra-hip, high-top form. The highlights of this shoe are the apparent double fastening straps that run across the lower leg and ghillie lace-up front that gives the feet a lockdown fit. Although the Velcros are made to secure and wrap up the ankle and shin, this feature gives users the freedom and creativity to style up by unhooking and partly strapping the high upper. These styles can be achieved with straight pants whether jeans, tracksuits, or fleece pants which instantly put a punch on your outfit of the day.
Athleisure meets contemporary skate-style fashion with the release of the Supra Society II. This high-top skate-inspired kick has a boot structure built with tons of sporty elements to it. The double hook and loop straps on the high upper, which initially meant to keep you secured and snugged, offer more than a handful ways to get you fashionable as well.
Since this sneaker is rooted in skateboarding, it embraces supportive features such as having a padded lining, TPU heel protection, and a SupraFoam midsole for impact endurance. Plus, its rubber-made vulcanized outsole grants you a good feel of the ground. No wonder this Supra boot is ideal for street strutting or for cruising with a skateboard. And it encourages you to be fearless in taking advantage of this sneaker’s impressive style.
When the first installment of the Supra Society II was released in the middle of May 2009, many speculated that its towering built was too high for a sneaker. Called the TK Society, this was a joint project between Supra and American pro skater and founder of Fly Society clothing line, Terry Kennedy.
Built more for everyday use than for skateboarding, this sky-high sneaker had a lace-up closure and two Velcro straps across the shin for support. It has a polyurethane heel protection molded into the high upper which keeps the rear part of the shoe nice and secured. The rubber sole offers full-length protection which shields the feet from impact and provides a right amount of flexibility.
The high-top Supra TK Society has its personality that caught the interest of pro riders, skater newbies, and sneaker fans who adore the skate-style image. Critics of the TK Society were overshadowed by supported of this shoe and pushed for the release of several iterations in an assortment of colorways and materials such as high-grade leather, suede, patent leather, and cracked leather.
Even Justin Bieber, who was caught by the fandom was witnessed sporting the TK Society which led to his team-up with this skate-rooted brand for the release of the Justin Bieber Supra TK Society which came in different designs using textile and metallic leather.
Five years later, Kennedy and Supra parted ways, apparently at the height of the TK Society’s success. Incidentally, Supra came out with the Supra Society II not too long later, taking on the core elements the former signature shoe.
- The Supra Society II has an internal neoprene sleeve.
- Its interior is lined with breathable padded mesh.
- The vulcanized construction of its sole offers the right amount of board feel.
- The outsole is constructed with durable rubber and Supra tread pattern for desirable traction.
- The inspiration for the Supra Society II which is the Supra TK Society bears the logo of Terry Kennedy on the tongue. Whereas, the updated version discounted the TK label in place of the Supra branding.