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 low-top Check Foxing Era is among the Vans sneakers that are sold in men’s sizing. You can pick from sizes 3.5 to 13 US. If you are a gal, you just need to order 1.5 sizes less than your usual to get your exact fit.
Like most Vans Era, this version has a low-top silhouette with a durable canvas upper that offers adequate air circulation to keep the foot fresh. It has a lace-up closure system with metal eyelets for an adjustable fit. Also, it is equipped with padded footbed and collar for support and flexibility.
Level up your style with the Vans Check Foxing Era. With the classic silhouette, it has given an unexpected twist by having the checkerboard print on the foxing tape instead of the canvas upper. Nevertheless, it can still make a perfect match for several casual outfits.
Since it is unisex in style, both men and women can rock their style with the low-top Vans Check Foxing Era. It should make a good combination with shorts, denim jeans, mini-skirts, or even sporty joggers.
Be amazed by how an iconic and straightforward silhouette got upgraded in style without losing its classic elements. It is such a good idea and innovation in putting the checkerboard print on the foxing tape instead of the upper, resulting in a fresh design combined with a familiar look. This unique design indeed can catch your eye.
After the released of the Authentic or Style 44 in 1966, another similar shoe was launched in 1976. Designed by Stacy Peralta and Tony Alva, the Vans Era or Style 95 looks like the Authentic, but it has has a cushioned collar which provides better comfort to skateboarders. Also, it has a slimmer profile as well as padded lining and tongue.
For several years, the Vans Era has been innovated and redesigned countless times using different materials. Among its growing collection is the Check Foxing Era which was released in 2019. It is a lace-up sneaker with a canvas upper. As the name said, the foxing tape has the checkerboard print. Also, it has a vulcanized outsole with the waffle tread pattern that gives flexibility, board feel, and steady grip.
- The Vans Check Foxing Era uses materials that are made free from any animal by-products; therefore, they are 100% vegan.