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.
The Vans All Over Checkerboard Slip-On is available in men’s and women’s sizing ranging from 3.5 to 13 US and 5 to 14.5 US, respectively. It features a durable canvas upper that offers decent foot breathability. The footbed is sufficiently padded to give cushioning and impact support.
Same as most Vans skate shoes, it has a vulcanized outsole that provides flexibility and excellent traction. It also has an ankle collar with decent cushioning for additional support.
With a combination of classic silhouette and contemporary update, the Vans All Over Checkerboard Slip-On proves that the iconic checkerboard pattern can be reinterpreted into another exciting look. The iconic checker pattern is overflooding the silhouette inside and out, making heads to turn around.
This iteration of the Vans Classic Slip-On is an epitome of casual style. It is a unisex kick that can complement denim jeans, shorts, culottes, mini-skirts, slim pants, or jumpsuits. It can also match joggers and other sports outfits for an athletic vibe.
A new and impressive look is what the Vans All Over Checkerboard Slip-On offers. The shoe features a unique and eye-catching reinterpretation of the checkerboard pattern. You can fall head over heels on this slip-on as the small and big checkers are juxtaposing on the shoe’s inside out, creating a more appealing look to its overall design.
The Style 98 or Vans Classic Slip-On was initially launched in 1974. After that, it has been reinterpreted countless times using different materials while maintaining its classic elements. Among its iconic designs is the checkerboard pattern. Later on, it was featured in The Fast Times at Ridgemont High movie, a hit movie in the 80s. This made the shoe even more popular than it already was.
One of the modern and appealing iterations of the iconic Style 98 is the Vans All Over Checkerboard Slip-On released on May 14, 2019. From the name itself, the checkerboard pattern is not only integrated into the upper but applied to the midsole and insole as well. This resulted in another unprecedented look, which proves its legendary status.
The low-top Vans All Over Checkerboard Slip-On sneaker has a canvas upper that is flooded with different sizes of checkerboard patterns. With a vulcanized construction, it provides flexibility and excellent board feel.
- The Vans All Over Checkerboard Slip-On has a rubber outsole for reliable traction.
- It has a foxing tape that is also embedded with the checkerboard pattern.
- Instead of the gum outsole with brown color, this shoe has the black one.