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.
Tretorn Nylite Canvas History
During the industrial revolution, a manufacturing company was launched in Sweden, formed by Johan Dunker. He named it Helsingborgs Gummifabriks AB which was later on renamed to Tretorn to pay homage to the three towers of the original company.
Tretorn first ventured in manufacturing tires and expanded in providing galoshes or waterproof rubber overshoes that will keep the shoes dry and clean. In 1892, from 39,000 pairs, the company grew exponentially to 206,000 pairs of galoshes in two years. That growth was credited to the hard work of Henry, Johan's son, who served as the only salesman for the company.
This momentous development led the company to further expand their product lines from galoshes to tennis balls, bicycle parts, and hoses. While considered bizarre, these products set the Tretorn apart from the other companies which further boosted their popularity.
Tretorn unveiled one of their iconic silhouettes the Nylite in 1967. This tennis kick dominated the sports around the globe for its utmost comfort and versatility. Contributing to its fame is Bjorn Borg, a world-class tennis player from Sweden, vouched for this pair's unmatched comfort on and off the courts.
Eventually, because of the Nylite's stylish features, this model was able to traverse the casual fashion. It was seen sported by celebrities like Jackie O and Farah Fawcett. The Tretorn Nylite was dubbed as the first ever luxury sports shoes in the market.
Tretorn introduced several variations of Nylite in the market to cover a vast array of consumers. One of it is the Tretorn Nylite Canvas which displays the classic tennis profile detailed with bicycle toe stitches and the iconic Gullwing logo.
Tretorn Nylite Canvas Style
The low-top Tretorn Nylite Canvas displays retro style that will undoubtedly give those born on the 70s and 80s a nostalgic feel of their young and carefree years. The canvas upper has stitches all over to represent its athletic heritage while looking stylish. Many wearers love to pair their Nylite Canvas with any laidback attire, such as jeans, joggers, shorts, and dresses for the women.
Fit & Sizing
Both men and women can enjoy the comfort and style of the low-top Tretorn Nylite Canvas as it is offered in both genders' sizing. Men have a size range of 7 to 13 while women have sizes 6 to 14 US in medium width. The brand inserted the Eco Ortholite insole for added comfort while keeping the feet feeling fresh all day.
The timeless look of the Tretorn Nylite Canvas makes this pair stand out from the rest of the white sneakers found on the market. The bicycle stitching extended on the toe with while midsole magnifies the retro vibe of this pair.
- This pair has a non-marking rubber outsole that provides excellent ground traction.
- This product approximately weighs 292 grams.