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.
With a low-top silhouette, the Vans BMX Era promotes impressive performance as it allows the ankle to move without any restriction. It has a canvas upper that offers decent foot breathability.
This kick has a padded collar and cushioned footbed for flexibility, support, and comfort. Also, it is a unisex sneaker which is available in men’s and women’s sizing.
Paying homage to the BMX culture, here comes the Vans BMX Era. It is available in different colors like black/sharp green, white/black, and true navy/white. Also, the same as its predecessors, this sneaker can complement several casual ensembles.
The low-top Vans BMX Era can be a perfect match with denim jeans, sporty joggers, track pants, or shorts. This shoe with the Chex pattern can also be worn by ladies with their sundresses or mini-skirts.
Vans BMX Era is among the shoes that were released to pay homage to the contribution of BMX culture to the youth. Apart from the iconic checkerboard pattern on the upper, this sneaker features BMX graphics on the white midsole that gives a unique and added style to its overall design.
The Style 95 or currently known as the Vans Era was designed by Stacy Peralta and Tony Alva. It was initially released to the market in 1976. Compared to the Authentic that was released in 1966, the Vans Era has a cushioned ankle collar that provides support and flexibility. This silhouette was eventually appreciated by skateboarders from different generations.
Released on July 2019, the Vans BMX Era is among the latest additions to the growing collection of the Style 95. This iteration is launched as Vans pays homage to what BMX culture contributed to youth. It highlights the 40th anniversary since Vans started supporting the action sport in 1979.
Inspired by classic BMX silhouettes, this model sports and features the iconic checkerboard print on the sidewalls. Depending on the colorways, solid color of blue, white, or black is seen on the toe and heel areas. Lastly, the Vans BMX graphic is printed on the white midsole.
- It has a canvas upper that weighs 283.5 grams.
- Apart from the Vans Era, the silhouette of the SK8-Hi is also available in the BMX collection.