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.
For those who are going to secure a pair, the Vans Suiting Chukka Low is offered for both US men’s and women’s sizes. Men may order the sneaker from sizes 6.5 to 13, while women can have theirs from 8 to 14.5. The traditional lace-up of this pair allows for a customized fit. Its textile upper gives a breathable and lightweight feel.
The Vans Suiting Chukka Low showcases a neutral color scheme for its two variants, the Dark Black Gray and Pewter Forst Gray. Because of such attribute and the shoe’s low-top profile, many people had relied on it for those semi-formal occasions or casual work activities. But for the majority of the wearers, it has become their everyday go-to sneaker due to its unassuming style and versatility.
The UtraCush HD footbed is responsible for the Vans Suiting Chukka Low's supreme impact cushioning while ensuring foot stability to the board. On its sole, it features the Pro Vulc Lite structure, which delivers protection and comfort for optimal traction, boardfeel, and flexibility. Additionally, the Vans signature rubber waffle outsole provides grip and support.
Inspired by Vans’ classics such as Chukka Cleat and Authentic, the Suiting Chukka Low is created by the Vans Skate team. The sneaker takes on the appearance of the Chukka Cleat with its upper’s construction and raised vamp while the low-cut profile is from the Authentic. The Chukka series from Vans has won many fans since its first release.
One of the Vans most successful shoes on its catalog, the Chukka Low has been reiterated with different materials such as canvas, denim, and suede. Over the years, various collaborations have transpired with this sneaker, such as the one with Zumies. Featuring the brand's advance skate technology, the collaborative shoe has a slim and modern silhouette in a clean leather design.
- The price for this sneaker is only $65 on Vans’ official site.
- Chukka is a term from the game of Polo, which means a period of play.