Diesel H-padola Review
In case you’re wondering why these sneakers include the word “sock” in their name, it’s because they literally look like socks with soles. Diesel paired high-performance technology and premium materials with a contemporary athleisure design. The knit fabric upper will feel just like a sock with the flexibility, breathability, and comfort that it offers. The cuffs are rib knit for extra comfort. Leather is used for the lining, which will help keep your feet dry and cool. The sole is a thick, grooved rubber/EVA sole (also known as a Phylon sole). These sock-sneakers are considered high-tops because they extend above the ankle. The company logo is printed in contrasting colors on the top of the foot. You can get a pair of these in star white or black, and sizes seven through eleven, whole and half sizes. Sizes eleven and twelve are available in whole sizes only. There is not an option for narrow or wide. These shoes were created for athletic people. However, there is a new fashion trend where people are bringing gym clothes out into public. These shoes give you the perfect opportunity to join the crowd.
Sock-like design for comfort
Sturdy Phylon sole
Trendy "athleisure" style
Flexible, secure fit
Contours to foot
No laces/straps for adjustments
The brand has gained a positive reputation in denim and casual fashion, known for going outside out of the box and ahead of trends. All of the Diesel collections include Diesel, Diesel Black Gold, and Diesel Kid. Diesel offers much more than apparel. They also developed watches and jewelry, bikes, strollers, and a complete home collection.
If you’re a seamstress, or you know one, then having knit uppers have another great advantage. You can zonally knit the fabric to increase the structure in needed areas and reduce it in areas where it is not needed. You can also get creative and add some graphics of your own in the knitting to enhance the aesthetics and be more personalized. One of the best benefits of knit fabric is waste reduction. Typically, manufacturers cut smaller shapes out of a larger one, leaving scrap material. On the other hand, when a piece is finished being knit, that’s all there is to it. It’s like marking a scarf, you just cut the thread and you’re done. There is extremely minimal scrap material.
There are a few disadvantages to using a Phylon sole. When exposed to high temperatures the material can wrinkle. In fact, some people can easily identify Phylon by the fine wrinkles that appear after enough use. Phylon is less porous than other rubbers and the durability isn’t as impressive. The shock absorption will become less effective after an extended period of time. Also, rubber is not easily corroded and thus has an adverse effect on environmental protection. One of the worst effects of synthetic rubber is soot. Soot is produced during the vulcanization of synthetic rubber and is a carbon particle that contributes to climate change because it is released into the atmosphere. Rubber soles contribute a large amount of chemical pollution found in the environment.
Gym clothes have become the style of choice for many people because of the comfort factor. Because of this, we're beginning to see more and more people in "gym clothes" when they're obviously not exercising. Athleisure is creating a huge ripple in the fashion industry. This is made possible because of the higher quality materials. These materials allow sportswear to offer more comfortable, fashionable, and versatile products. Thanks to this new fashion trend, you can enjoy every day in comfortable clothing, wherever you are. Lounge around the house, walk to the mailbox, go for a run, hang out with family and friends, you name it.
Soak another cloth in the soap and begin scrubbing the sneaker. You’ll want to use firm pressure but be careful not to catch on the yarn and snag it. Wet another rag with fresh water and clean the shoe again until the sudsy residue is removed completely. For badly soiled shoes, use a brush to get the soap into the upper. You need to be very careful of causing snags with the brush or pushing too hard because it will cause the yarn to pill and fray. When you’re all done you’ll want to pat dry with a cloth and let them air dry. Machine washing would be wonderful and time-saving, but it is risky to do so because if something catches the yarn, the whole thing could become unraveled.
Some people find it more comfortable to wear sock-sneakers without socks, considering they already feel like socks. However, if you tend to sweat a lot, you may want to consider at least wearing a thin pair of socks and use powder or spray. Yes, the knit fabric will be able to absorb some moisture from your feet, but it can not expel that moisture like leather can, therefore it will sit there and collect bacteria and become smelly unless you wash them regularly.
Typically, these are put on leather soled shoes, but there is no reason they can’t be used for rubber soles. Without adding the protectors, your soles could grind down completely within four to six months if you spend a lot of time on pavement or cement. Sole protectors will keep you out of the shoe store or repair shop longer. Make sure you apply the protector when your shoes are brand new. You can use regular rubber protectors, screen protectors, or toe taps to extend the life of your soles. Toe taps are typically about twenty dollars and protect the part of the shoe that wears out the fastest.
You can wear them to lounge around the house or to do chores around the yard. Grab the mail or go for a jog around the block. You'll be kept comfortable all day by the easy, flexible, sock-like feel and the sturdy Phylon sole supporting your feet. You can even enjoy your day in them without any socks if you're not somebody who sweats profusely or has smelly feet. There are a lot of people who swear it is more comfortable to wear knit sneakers without socks. And just because these sneakers say they are for men does not mean that women can not wear them. Of course, you can!