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 Metallic Slip-On History
Everyone seems to wear Vans these days, which proves how far the company has come from its first store in Anaheim, California. On that first day in 1966, Vans sold twelve pairs of shoes which had to be created on the same day. Today, the brand is worth billions of dollars, selling countless pairs of shoes every year.
A skating and action sports favorite, Vans has transcended popular and street culture. Its shoes are worn by athletes, celebrities, teenagers, adults, and more. This is due to the versatility, quality, comfort, and affordability that the brand’s sneakers offer, making them ideal for casual use.
Ticking off all of these qualities is the Vans Metallic Slip-On model. It's a shoe made for head-turning style, with its burnished upper that retains a simple and elegant appeal. As a slip-on, it’s designed for convenience so that heading out anywhere gets easier.
Vans Metallic Slip-On Style
With its funky, relaxed flair, the low-top Vans Metallic Slip-On can work with almost any outfit. It's ideal for wearing in the casual workplace, for trips, biking, weekend activities, and many other endeavors, especially over the summer and spring seasons.
The shoe adds a perfect pop of color to any simple combination, especially with skinny jeans, leggings, shorts, or skirts, together with a plain top. A dress is also a good option to pair with the kicks for a laidback picnic or day out.
Fit & Sizing
Unisex sizing is available for the Vans Metallic Slip-On, from 3.5 boys’/ 5.0 women’s up to 10.0 men’s/ 11.5 women’s US sizes. Its low-top construction makes it suitable for unhindered ankle movement. Additionally, its slip-on design allows easy wearing, while the leather upper provides excellent support and security for the foot.
Despite its glimmering upper, the Vans Metallic Slip-On exudes a low-profile vibe by keeping the style minimal elsewhere on the shoe. Just like the classic Vans slip-on, the model has a clean white sole and round toe design, keeping everything low-key and elegant. The Vans logo is kept subtle on the sneaker’s side and the heel tab. A sophisticated appeal is emphasized with the shoe’s monochromatic look.
- The rubber outsole features the Vans characteristic Waffle Tread.
- Padding in the collar offers additional comfort.
- Elastic side accents help ease the foot inside the shoe.