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 Vans Pop Camo Authentic is available in sizes from 3.5 to 13 US and 5 to 14.5 US for men and women respectively. This unisex sneaker has a quality canvas upper that provides foot breathability while its textile lining ensures excellent next-to-skin feel. The die-cut EVA insert provides comfort. With a slimmed-down profile, it has a vulcanized gum outsole with a signature waffle tread pattern that provides excellent board feels and superior grip.
The Vans Pop Camo Authentic has a classic lace-up design with five metal eyelets that provides a flexible fit as well as a secured lockdown. It has a low-top silhouette that enables adequate ankle mobility. Its canvas upper has a bright printed camo design, soliciting compliments from others. Available in Black/Dress Blues/True White colorway, this versatile shoe looks good with shorts, jeans, skirts, dresses, joggers, and other casual outfits.
Inspiration taken from the streets, the Vans Pop Camo Authentic has a stylish silhouette that features a bold camouflage print all over the upper. The camouflage print in pop colors exudes a unique design that is truly able to stand out from the crowd.
Brothers Jim and Paul Van Doren together with their partners Serge D’Elia and Gordon Lee founded and opened The Van Doren Company in Anaheim California on March 16, 1966. The deck shoe, known before as the “Style 44”, was the first footwear that the brand released in that same year. It attracted skaters around the area when skateboarding began to flourish in SoCal in the 1970s. Currently known as the Vans Authentic, it has a minimalist design with breathable canvas upper and vulcanized outsoles.
The Vans Authentic has received updates for so many times and yet still continues to keep its classic features by which both skateboarders and non-athletes appreciate. It also became a part of an everyday outfit. For over 50 years, the Authentic silhouette also has been used in different collaborations. Among the companies, retailers and celebrities that worked with Vans to create a beautiful partnership are Lazy Oaf, Van Gogh Museum, Disney, Engineered Garments, T&C Surf, Anti Social Social Club, Supreme, and Marvel.
Released in August 2018, the Vans Pop Camo Authentic flaunts a lighter blue camo canvas upper that sits atop a vulcanized gum outsole, providing foot breathability and stability. With the iconic silhouette, it also has a clean white midsole with the classic red “Vans Off The Wall” badge on it. It has a unique design which is indeed a head turner. Although it kept its traditional and original silhouette, the Vans Pop Camo Authentic is given a modern twist and nice colorway to spice up your look without sacrificing comfort.
With Vans detailing printed all over the upper, the Vans Logo Mix Old Skool is another iteration which provides a fresh look but maintains its classic vibe. The printed graphic exudes brand loyalty to the group that has been an inspiration in the skate culture for over 50 years. It has a breathable black canvas upper that sits atop of a durable rubber outsole with the Vans signature pattern, ensuring comfort and stability. The Old Skool is a skate shoe that is appreciated not only by athletes but also by men and women of generations who have made this footwear part of their lifestyle wear.
- The Vans Pop Camo Authentic utilized materials that 100% vegan, including adhesives.
- Two other classic silhouettes have also been given the same pop camo treatment. One is aptly called the Vans Pop Camo Old Skool while the other is the Vans Pop Camo Sk8-Hi Reissue.