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.
Vans is offering the Canvas Style 23 V in unisex sizing, ranging from 3.5 boys’/5.0 women's up to 13.0 men’s/14.5 women’s. It’s in medium width and fits true to size. With a canvas upper and a hook-and-loop closure, the shoe offers good support and a secure fit. Additionally, its low-top collar helps the ankle move freely.
Fun and unique, the low-top Vans Canvas Style 23 V would look great with almost anything. Its versatile appeal is great for pairing with jeggings, pants, and shorts. With a laidback flair, the sneaker could be a good go-to shoe for picnics in the summer or for dining out. Its clean-cut look has a preppy accent to it that also looks great with skirts, trousers, and shirts for a simple, low-profile vibe.
The low-top Canvas Style 23 V incorporates the characteristic elements of a Vans shoe while putting a subtle twist to complete the versatile look. Its Velcro strap-on feature is instantly memorable and adds a fun punch to the laidback shoe. Beyond that, the design is kept minimal, and the branding is limited to the logo tag on the collar and the heel tab.
In 1966, the brothers Paul and James Van Doren opened the first Vans store in Anaheim, California. On the first day, the company sold a total of twelve Vans deck shoes, which are now known as the iconic Vans Authentic. They asked the customers to return in the afternoon to claim the shoes, which had to be made on the same day.
Fast-forward to many years later, and Vans has become a global powerhouse of a brand. Worn by everyone, from kids to adults, including celebrities and skateboarding athletes, there is no doubt that Vans is at the forefront of street style and culture.
Vans is known for its classic sneakers that feature a simple silhouette and a canvas upper that’s made to survive wear and tear. The Canvas Style 23 V low-top kicks are no different, adding a playful yet practical twist to the classic look with Velcro straps.
Longtime fans of Vans would remember the brand’s strap-on shoes, which were discontinued for a while, but now brought back in full with this updated model. It’s been well-loved for its relaxed vibe and convenient straps, yet it features the same hip accents that catapulted the brand at the top of street fashion.
- From the arch, the shaft is measured at approximately 2.4 inches.
- Shoe flexibility is improved with the slimmed-down silhouette.
- The rubber toe cap is built for durability while also adding a stylish accent.
- An enhanced grip is provided by the gum rubber outsole.