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 Timberland Altimeter Mixed-Median Sneaker Boots come in men's sizes that range from 7-13 Medium. It should be noted that half sizes are available for most sizes except for 12 and 13. These sneakers also come in a traditional lace-up closure that goes all the way up to the ankles, ensuring that the feet are secured at all times.
Timberland Altimeter Mixed-Media Sneaker Boots Style
Timberland does not only boast of its yellow boot. In fact, over the past few years, that brand has vastly experimented with different technologies and styles. The Altimeter Mixed-Media Sneaker is a high-top sneaker that sports a mix of different materials- premium leather and mesh, which creates a unique texture and breaks the monotony of the monochromatic upper.
Its users can highly appreciate its versatile style as it makes a suitable pair to be worn from day to night and be worn for casual or business-casual occasions. Coming in neutral colorways, a light taupe and black, wearers can effortlessly style each without the need of overthinking.
Much like most of the Timberland sneakers, the Altimeter Mixed Media is packed with features. One that stands out is the Sensorflex Comfort Technology, a triple-layer suspension system that immediately adapts and flexes on every step, even on uneven terrain, delivering a smooth and stable experience.
With a matching Ortholite foam insole, these sneaker boots heighten the comfort in another level but at the same time provide an ultra-breathable material, moisture transport, and antimicrobial quality.
Timberland Altimeter Mixed-Media Sneaker Boots History
With a background in the shoe business as an apprentice stitcher, Nathan Swartz bought half the shares of The Abington Shoe Company in 1952. In 1965, shortly after acquiring the remaining stocks of the company, the brand introduced a technology that utilizes injection molding on its footwear. It results in a waterproof boot that was able to withstand the cold and tropical weather conditions. Because of the popularity of these, the company then changed the name to The Timberland Company.
In 1978 and 1979, Timberland diversified its product range and offered boat shoes and casual shoes. The year after, it showed no signs of stopping as it traversed on international borders starting in the Italian market and later on, on other countries. Since then, Timberland proved that it has more to boast than its famous Yellow Boot. Because of its consistency on its products, the brand gained a reputation of producing quality footwear made of premium materials matched with impeccable craftsmanship. Moreover, apt for the name of the company, it strives to protect the environment through the use of sustainable materials
- The Timberland Altimeter Mixed Media Sneaker Boots are offered at $130.
- True to its commitment to the environment, these sneakers are made of recyclable materials, including the 34% recycled rubber and 50% PET mesh linings.
- Known for its quality materials, the leather used on these receive a Silver Rated Tannery.