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.
Fit & Sizing
The Vans Tie Dye SK8-Hi, like other SK8-Hi sneakers, is available in men’s sizing. Buyers can choose from 3.5 to 13 US and in medium width. Of course, ladies can still pick a pair by getting less than 1.5 sizes than usual to get their actual fit. Because of its high-top profile, it offers ankle protection. Also, the ankle collar is well-cushioned, providing added support and comfort.
This iteration has a combination of suede and textile uppers with perforations on the toe box for sufficient foot breathability. With vulcanized construction, it has a slimmed-down profile that delivers flexibility and excellent board feel.
Vans Tie Dye SK8-Hi Style
Stay old school with every step of the way with the Vans Tie Dye SK8-Hi. This lace-up sneaker has a loud dyed upper complemented with dyed shoelaces, exuding energetic and happy vibe. It has dyed side panels and yellow-printed Sidestripe adorning the purple upper. Also, the ankle collar has triple stitching for an added design.
Like other SK8-Hi models, it is versatile and can match the different casual ensembles. This unisex sneaker works well with shorts, denim jeans, shorts or joggers. Ladies can also sport it with their skirts and mini-dresses, providing a cute look.
One of the attractive traits of the Vans TIe Dye SK8-Hi is its lively upper. Perfect for summer outfits, it has loud pink, blue, yellow, and purple shades that make people’s head turn around. It inevitably attracts praise from others.
Vans Tie Dye SK8-Hi History
The Style 38 or currently known as the SK8-Hi was initially introduced in 1978. It promised to provide comfort, style, and performance which skateboarders, BMX riders, and regular wearers appreciated. For many years, the SK8-Hi silhouette has been part of skateboarding and fashion realms alike. It has reinterpreted countless times and used in different collaborations.
Among its growing family is the Vans Tie Dye SK8-Hi which was released February 15, 2019. It has a colorful and dyed suede and canvas uppers that sit atop of a white clean sole unit. Also, it has a Die-cut EVA insert and padded collar for comfort. Like other Vans sneakers, it has a gum waffle outsole that delivers board feel and superior grip.
- The Vans Tie Dye SK8-Hi is available in Mysterioso/True White colorway.
- The Vans off the wall insignia is found on the tongue and back of the heel near the sole.
- It has a cotton drill lining for added comfort.
- With the re-enforced toe caps, it can combat repeated wear.