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A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.
Initially released in the past, at least a decade ago, and eventually resurrected due to their popularity. These re-released sneakers are assembled with more modern materials.
Classic sneakers are basically the original models with very little or almost no changes since they were released years ago.
Also dubbed as ugly shoes or turbo trainers, dad sneakers are chunky footwear inspired by the rubber shoes our fathers strutted in the 80s and 90s. These kicks feature massive soles adding few inches to the wearers' heights, with a thick and well-padded upper for ultra-comfortable strides, and often finished with curvy lines, patterns, and striking colors for flashier charm.
Clean, streamlined, often monochromatic silhouettes.
Sneakers with knit uppers that are very soft and wrap around the foot and ankle like socks.
This design approach presents familiar silhouettes in a new light. Various shoe elements are added, removed or revamped to make a sneaker stand out.
People choose low tops for their versatility in style, freedom of ankle movement, and typically lower price. They are also a popular choice for summer.
Mid- and high-top sneakers give a little more ankle support and warmth. Most of these sneakers have their roots in basketball shoes.
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