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    Low Top

    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

    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.

    High Top

    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.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    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.

  • Price
    $65
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The Tie Dye Old Skool by Vans maintains a low-top profile for better and sufficient ankle movement. Depending on the colorway, it has suede and canvas uppers that offer enough foot breathability. With a cushioned collar, it gives flexibility and support. Also, it has a heavily padded insole that provides not only comfort but also impact protection. 

Like other Vans sneakers, the Tie Dye Old Skool is available in men’s sizing ranges from 3.5 to 13 US and in medium width. Since it has a unisex style, ladies can still grab a pair by ordering 1.5 less than their usual size to get their exact fit.

A pair of low-top Vans Tie Dye Old Skool can be your new go-to statement whether you want to sport them for skateboarding, malling, or just walking around the park. It has colorful side panels contrasting the toe and heel with a hint of simplicity. It is available in colorways including Mysterioso & True White and Multi & Black. 

With exuding vibrance, this Vans Old Skool with tie-dye patterns can best match several casual ensembles. For example, men can wear cuffed denim jeans or uncuffed slim pants along with a plain or graphic shirt and pair them with this versatile Old Skool kick. Also, this sneaker looks good with sporty outfits like tracked pants or joggers. Ladies may also wear them with denim skirts.

With the iconic and timeless silhouette, the Vans Old Skool delivers another look that surely can turn heads around. It features lively and colorful side panels that bring a positive vibe to its overall look. Whether for skateboarding or simply walking around the park, this shoe can simply rock your style.

The Style 36 or the Vans Old Skool was first launched in 1977. With a low-top profile, it was created to address the wear and tear problem of skateboarders. Also, it was the first silhouette that showcased the Jazz Sidestripe, offering increased durability and style. Subsequently, the Old Skool became among the coveted shoes by not only skateboarders but also BMX riders. 

Among the growing collection of the Style 36 is the Vans Tie Dye Old Skool which was released in the first quarter of 2019. It is available in suede and canvas uppers. An embodiment of comfort and fashion, it has dyed patterns on its side panels are contrasted by plain-colored heel and toe areas. The upper sits atop of a vulcanized outsole with the waffle tread pattern that keeps the foot steady and flexible.

  • The Tie Dye Pack also includes the Vans Era, Slip-On, SK8-Hi, and Authentic. 
  • It has a re-enforced toe cap to combat repeated wear. 
  • The tongue is sufficiently padded for added comfort and support. 
  • The Mysterioso colorway has dyed shoelaces while the Multi has black laces.
  • WIth the Multi colorway, it has a combination of canvas and suede uppers. While the Mysterioso colorway has a suede upper.

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