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.
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Vans OTW repeat Authentics are unisex kicks which are offered in sizes ranging from 3.5 to 13 for men and 5 to 14.5 for women. The shoes are true to size and have an average width.
The soles of these shoes are somewhat flat and provide little arch support, but the sneakers can accommodate customized inserts.
Authentics are known for their minimalistic styling, but the OTW Repeat Authentics add a bit of spice to otherwise simply-designed shoes. Keep your outfits neutrally designed and colored to maximize the fun graphic print and shades of these kicks.
Cropped chinos and a rollneck sweater would look good when combined together with the low-top Vans sneakers. Add a trench coat for colder weather for a more polished look.
What makes Authentics stand out is their simplicity. You can wear them anywhere and with anything because they seamlessly blend in. Vans’ OTW Repeat Authentics still carry that uncomplicated vibe although it adds a bit of a twist by covering the shoes with an allover Off The Wall print.
These sneakers retained everything you love about the iconic silhouette. The toughness, the comfort, and those signature grippy soles.
These sneakers are based on the iconic Authentic silhouette of Vans. One of the brand’s first models, the Authentic is also its longest-running produced footwear that is still available today.
Vans Authentics were released by the brand in 1966. Although not intended to be skating footwear, Authentics quickly garnered the admiration of skateboarders all over California for their tough canvas uppers and grippy soles.
The movie, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, while featuring only Vans Slip-Ons, propelled the popularity of the Vans brand way up and in so doing, dragged the Authentic and all of its models into the global spotlight.
After being thrust into the limelight, the Authentic silhouette has enjoyed terrific success all these decades. It has been reworked several times in various materials and covered in prints and graphics such as in the case of OTW Repeat Authentics.
- Vans OTW Repeat Authentic sneakers feature the brand’s signature rubber waffle outsoles.
- The shoes are available in two colorways: black and red.