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    Low Top

    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.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    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.

  • Price
    $60
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The Vans Blur Check Slip-On is available in men’s and women’s sizing that ranges from 3.5 to 13 and 5 to 14.5 US, respectively. It has a low-profile that gives the foot the freedom to move. With the elastic goring, it provides a flexible and snug fit. 

This kick features canvas uppers for decent foot breathability. It has a cushioned footbed that offers comfort and impact protection. Also, the padded collar gives added support. With a vulcanized construction, it delivers excellent board feel as well as enables flexibility.

Carrying a black and white colorway, the Vans Blur Check Slip-On is here to impress the brand’s patrons and upcoming customers. It features a checkerboard pattern with a blurry effect, creating a new design with a nostalgic vibe.

Same with other Slip-On versions available, this unisex sneaker exudes versatility that can be mixed and matched to different casual ensembles. Boys and girls can match this kick with their denim jeans, shorts, or sporty outfits like joggers. Ladies can also wear them with mini-dresses or skirts.

With a classic design, the Vans Blur Check Slip-on bears the iconic checkerboard pattern that is appreciated by generations. This model creates a twist by blurring the checkerboard, resulting in an updated look without losing its classic elements.

The Classic Slip-On or the Style 98 was initially released in 1974. Skateboarders appreciated this shoe because of the sure-footed grip, comfort, and style it offered. Since its inception, the Slip-On has been reinterpreted countless times using different material in different styles. Its popularity boosted more when the Checkerboard Slip-On was featured in the 1980s movie hit called The Fast Times at Ridgemont High. 

The story of its fame did not cease there. At present, it continues to rise up. One of the exciting versions of the Style 98 is the Vans Blur Check Slip-On which was released on January 2, 2019. Other classic silhouettes that are included in the Blur collection are the SK8-Hi, Authentic, and Old Skool.

The Vans Blur Check Slip sports a black and white checkerboard pattern but with a blurring effect, creating a twist on its overall look. The design is created through digital printing that shares the motion’s illusion from toe to heel.

  • Like other Vans shoes, it has an outsole with the signature rubber waffle pattern that provides reliable traction.

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