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.
CollectionTaos Casual Shoes
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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 Taos Soul is only offered in women’s sizes that range from 6 to 11. Guys who want to cop a pair should go 1.5 sizes up from their standard shoe size.
This pair functions as a slip-on shoe and features a hook and loop strap closure for a custom fit.
Taos Soul Style
Laidback yet refined styling meets reliable comfort – this is what the Taos Soul shoe embodies. Its streamlined silhouette is made more exciting thanks to the upper's texture and its strap-on closure. The shoe's low-top profile makes for easy matching with a multitude of outfits. Users were seen pairing it with the usual casual staples such as shorts, jeans and a t-shirt. You could also spruce it up by dressing it in designer branded apparel for a "high street" ensemble.
This kick's sleek profile consists of a suede embossed upper that adds stylish texture for enhanced aesthetic and a rubber outsole for grip and durability. The strap-on closure provides the shoe's unique profile and a secure lockdown for the feet at the same time. Finally, the contrast between the upper's trendy colorways and the midsole's stark white color offers the classic sporty look.
Taos Soul History
Born from a simple idea, Taos was created to provide comfortable and stylish footwear without ever compromising any of the two. The brand's aesthetic is derived from New Mexico's city with the same name called Taos. The city's rustic vibe, artistic character, and casual, laidback lifestyle is very evident in the brand's products.
The brand typically makes use of stylish embroidery, luxurious fabrics, and earthy embellishments as finishing touches to their designs. For the other important factor – comfort - Taos believes that it starts with the internal components. They usually utilize cork and rubber for midsoles while contoured footbeds and other signature technologies are also employed for enhanced comfort and support.
Adding to the roster of stylish casual sneakers is the Taos Soul. This pair exudes a stylishly fun yet sophisticated vibe thanks to its unconventional closure system combined with a premium, textured suede upper. It is offered in a number of colorway options that are very easy to match.
- The shoe features the brand's signature Curves and Pods premium insole that provides arch and metatarsal support. It also incorporates the Silvadur treatment for lasting protection against odor.
- It is offered in Medium width.
- Its heel height approximately measures ¾ inches.
- The inner lining is crafted from canvas material.
- To care for this pair just lightly brush with a soft to medium brush to get rid of dirt.