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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
    $50
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The Vans Era TC has a low-top ankle collar that enables the foot to move freely, supporting impressive skate performance. It has a sturdy upper made of canvas material which allows the foot to breathe. Also, it is a unisex sneaker often available in men’s sizing, but women can still cop a pair by ordering 1.5 sizes down than their usual. 

With a traditional lace-up closure system with metal eyelets, it can be adjusted to tighten or loosen the fit. Also, it has a padded collar that offers support and flexibility and a cushioned footbed for impact protection and all-day comfort. 

Expect to be on style when you wear the Vans Era TC shoe. It is available in different colorways like blue fog/ true white, mango mojito/ true white, and tide pool/ true white. Like other Era sneakers, it can quickly complement a variety of casual clothing. 

This low-top Era TC from Vans can nicely match track pants, denim jeans, shorts, or sporty joggers. Women can definitely pair this kick with their sundresses or mini-skirts.

Carrying a timeless silhouette, the Vans Era TC is an updated version yet maintains the classic elements. The toe box area is improved by applying rubber material. With increased durability, the shoe can combat repeated wear, especially when performing skateboarding tricks and flips.

The Vans Era or the Style 95 was designed by Tony Alva and Stacy Peralta in 1976. Compared to the Vans Authentic, the Vans Era looks similar but with a cushioned collar that offers flexibility and support. Consequently, this shoe has been loved by skateboarders for decades.  

An addition to the growing collection, the Vans Era TC offers more durability than its predecessors. With the rubber sidewalls and toe cap, it can fight repeated wear and skateboarding abuse. Also, this kick is as versatile as other Vans sneakers that can stylishly match several outfits.

  • The Vans Era TC weighs 453 grams. 
  • It has a vulcanized rubber sidewall.
  • This kick has a textile footbed and lining.
  • It has an outsole with a waffle tread that gives a superior grip.   

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