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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
    $80
  • Special editions
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Like other Vans sneakers, the Vans Check Wrap Authentic Gore shoes offer sizes for both men and women. A low-top, laceless slip-on construction with elastic gores makes it easy to put on while allowing a secure and comfortable fit. 

This unique and striking rendition of the classic Authentic shoe from the Off the Wall brand steps it up a notch in the styling department. Flaunting suede uppers, which add a premium touch to the athletic profile, the Vans Check Wrap Authentic Gore guarantees a fashionable addition to any outfit.

Fret not about its monochromatic black façade as it makes the entirety of the low-top more versatile and easy to wear. The checkerboard wrap-around laces sure give added flair and oomph factor, which can easily be pulled out for days when you feel less adventurous with your kicks. 

With clean, all-black uppers, it would be hard to not notice the distinctive checkerboard wrap-around laces of the Vans Check Wrap Authentic Gore sneaker. This eye-catching feature, fastened into a heel loop tab, is removable for more versatility in styling.

The classic Vans Authentic is one of the most popular skate shoes from the Off the Wall skate shoe brand. Also known as the Vans Style #44, the low-top kick debuted in the market in March 1966 with a reliable and uncomplicated silhouette. It has a breathable and lightweight canvas upper, vulcanized outsole, and lace closure. 

Recently, the Vans Authentic received a slip-on rendition with enthralling design details in the Vans Check Wrap Authentic Gore. It transforms the iconic Authentic silhouette into a slip-on, laceless variation with elastic goring to the sides. The Check Wrap Authentic Gore also presents a removable wrap-around lace with a black and white checkerboard print for added flair. 

  • The Vans Check Wrap Authentic Gore features a gum rubber waffle outsole for optimum grip. 
  • Another version of the Authentic Gore was released. It has satin upper and laces. It is called the Vans Ballerina Authentic Gore

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