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 Scotchgard Slip-On Mid DX History
In 1966, Paul and James Van Doren, together with Gordon Lee and Serge D' Elia, started and opened the Van Doren Rubber Company. Initially, they manufactured shoes by themselves and sold them directly to the public. They only had shoes displayed on the shelves, so whenever the customer wanted to buy the display model, they would ask the customer to go back in the afternoon to get it.
It was in the 1970s that they released the original version of the Vans skateboard which a 13-year old boy Mark Van Doren designed. Mark used his skateboard when he created the logo. After the skateboard logo, the Vans' "Off The Wall" logo debuted in 1976.
In the ‘70s, Vans introduced the #98 and used the signature waffle outsoles for a reliable grip to help skateboarders and BMX riders. The silhouette of #98, later renamed as the Classic Slip-On, became the rage in Southern California.
Vans’ name became known globally. Later on, the revamped Classic Slip-On came to birth which is the Vans Scotchgard Slip-On Mid DX. This stylish shoe also has the signature waffle outsoles for reliable traction and flexibility. For long-lasting comfort, it utilizes the UltraCush sockliners
Aside from producing shoes for skateboard, they have been manufacturing other sports shoes for as well.
Vans Scotchgard Slip-On Mid DX Style
Revamped with no laces, the mid-top Vans Scotchgard Slip-On Mid DX has a thick outer sole for a modern style. You can overhaul your look wearing this shoe whether you pair it with your dress-up or -down outfit. It has a trendy look that men and women can comfortably wear it with jeans, leggings, shorts, and even with a dress.
This Classic Slip-On-inspired shoe has a heel pull tab that you can hold as a stabilizer as you take off or put the shoe on without tugging. Elastic side accents are added for a more comfortable feel. It also has the signature rubber waffle outsole for reliable traction. Its premium leather upper provides breathability.
Fit & Sizing
This classic-inspired Scotchgard Slip-On Mid DX is a unisex shoe that is available in sizes 3.5 to 10 for men while women’s sizing ranges from 5 to 11.5. It has a medium width. This mid-top silhouette shoe is made of deluxe leather upper for better support, as well as breathability, and helps the feet to stay cool. It has a reliable construction as well.
Having a trendy look, the Vans Scotchgard Slip-On Mid DX can be perfectly paired with shorts, jeans, leggings or even with a dress. But what makes it outstanding is having a more comfortable feel that you can wear it all day as the shoe utilizes the UltraCush sockliners and elastic side accents. Its Scotchgard-treated premium leather uppers deliver breathability and are easy to clean.
- The footwear’s weight is not based on a pair, but a single item. The shoe weighs 1 lb. 1 oz.
- Vans Scotchgard Slip-On Mid DX utilizes UltraCush sockliners for added and long-lasting comfort.
- It has the signature waffle outsole for flexibility.