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.
Following the silhouette of the original Vans Slip-On shoe model, the Vans Slip-On Lite boasts a low-top profile in a slip-on type of closure system. The collar is sufficiently cushioned, which adds to the extra comfortable in-shoe feel given by the UltraCush Lite footbed and soft textile linings.
Like most Vans shoes, it is available in men’s sizing from 3.5 to 13 with half sizes up to 11.5. Women’s sizing is approximately 1.5 smaller than men’s. For example, if you are a size 7 in women’s sizing, then it is advisable to get this shoe in size 5.5 in men’s.
The Vans Slip-On Lite is a shoe ideal for those who are always on-the-go. Designed with a low-cut and slip-on combo, it boasts a very versatile profile both in terms of style and function. The canvas upper is made even more flexible with plenty of colorways to choose from so one would surely find a pair that suits his/her style best. Like most Vans shoes, this shoe can be paired with almost any kind of outfit and still look stylish.
A re-engineered version of the classic Vans Slip-On shoes, the Vans Slip-On Lite model utilizes new technology and innovative construction for improved fit and comfort while retaining the timeless style of the original. The canvas upper sits atop a very lightweight and flexible UltraCush Lite Sole unit, covering the outsole, midsole, and sock liners, that reduces the overall weight of the shoe for an upgraded comfort for all-day wear.
The classic Vans Slip-On remains as one of the most iconic silhouettes that Vans ever created. Formerly known as "Style #98", it first appeared on the shelves in 1977 and soon embedded into the skate and BMX scene during that era like any other Vans favorites.
An authentication that “less is more,” the Vans Slip-On’s popularity skyrocketed primarily because of its easy slip-on feature and versatile style. Its Checkerboard iteration, in particular, took off in 1982 when the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High immortalized it through Sean Penn’s character.
Today, the classic Vans Slip-On shoes are still highly sought after by loyal Vans followers, skateboarders, and casual consumers for its timeless design. Countless of colorways have already been released, and the silhouette has also been a subject of different collaborations with designers or retail shops.
The Vans Slip-On Lite is one of the modern takes on the well-loved classic Vans. It shadows the original's timeless look and casual flair, but it utilizes current technologies and construction for an improved fit and lighter ride. This particular rendition of the slip-on features an UltraCush sole unit from the insoles down to the outsoles, which reduces the overall weight of the shoe.
- The Vans Slip-On Lite utilizes an Actionfit last for a higher heel height hence a more balanced feel in every stride.
- Vans brandings are displayed on the side and heel.