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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
    $100
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The Vans Varix WC comes in unisex size. A broad range of 3.5 to 13 transitions from boys to men’s sizes while adding 1.5 instantly achieves women’s sizes of 5 to 14.5. Though there are outliers on its reviews, most claim that it is relatively true-to-size.

Its popularity on the punk and skater scene made Vans build its prestige as a standoffish brand. This year, the brand surprised its fans with the release of a fashion-driven but skate-inspired piece called the Varix WC. Even though it emanates some likeness to the famous Balenciaga Triple S, its more muted design comes in perfect for those who are slowly transitioning to the dad shoe trend.

Coming in a whole spectrum of colorways, from neutrals, blues, pinks, and a combination of all, there is certainly one to fit one’s style. The Vans Varix WC blends with women’s style seamlessly. Pairing these with jeans, dresses, and skirts will all work well. The guys can also enjoy the effortless look by matching these with shorts, jeans, and joggers.

The Vans Varix WC dad shoes combine the retro 90s look with modern tech. Rooting on its skating heritage, expect that comfort, support, and durability is its priority with its UltraCush Lite footbed and WaffleCup outsole. Most of the classics do not have this feature so might as well take advantage.

In 1966, brothers Jim and Paul Van Doren along with business friends Serge Delia and Gordon Lee, constructed a one-of-a-kind store, combining a shoe factory, studio, and storefront. Other than cutting the concept of retailers, having the factory within your hand’s reach opened the doors of customization.

With their customers’ wants always in their minds, Vans was able to come up with different classic silhouettes like the Era, Old Skool, Authentic, Slip-On, and SK8-Hi. These five silhouettes built the reputation of the brand. From only dressing skaters, the brand has jumped on a broader scene, clothing people from all walks of life, from businesspeople, artists, musicians, and fashion gurus. Providing us with updated silhouettes, the brand released the Varix WC, which follows a more trendy construction with its chunkier shape.

  • The Vans Varix WC materials used on the upper are canvas and suede.
  • The colorways available for the Vans Varix WC are Multi/Turtledove, Black/Ebony, True White/Marshmallow, Multi/Tinsel/Black, Spanish Villa, Carnelian, Soothing Sea/Aqua Haze, and Turtledove/Humus/Asphalt.
  • Those interested in copping these can avail these for $100.

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