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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.

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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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For those who are interested, the Star is available in US women’s sizes. The canvas upper of the Taos Star contributes to its breathability and comfort while the traditional lace-up enclosure offers a custom fit.

Thanks to the trendy colorways and the minimalistic silhouette, this low-top is a natural choice to wear during everyday activities as it easily matches with the myriad of casual clothing. Women will never run out of ideas on how to incorporate the Taos Star with their fashion ensembles.

The Taos trademark tech Curves & Pods with Soft Support is a removable footbed made from polyurethane foam. This innovative tech guarantees prime cushioning, shock absorption, and molds to hug the foot.

Taos Star made its debut on the market in 2016. Since its release, it has received wide approval from its buyers due to its features. This sneaker is definitively one of the best footwear that the company has on its collection.

Taos was founded in 2005 with the vision of creating stylish and comfortable footwear for women. Its name came from the city in New Mexico where it was initially conceptualized. Primarily designed in Southern California, its products are being distributed internationally in countries like Spain and Portugal.

The company believes that comfort is built from the inside out. Taos’ footbeds are all anatomically designed, which makes it more comfortable and supportive than the conventional footbeds. Curves & Pods and Cool Recovery Foam are some examples of technologies that the company developed to ensure optimal comfort.

  • This sneaker is priced at $80-$90 on its official website.
  • More than 20 colorways have been released for the Taos Star.