Size and fit

The low-top Adidas A.R. Trainer is a tennis-inspired sneaker that uses a traditional lace-up securing system to give a personalized fit to its wearers. Meanwhile, it has a lightweight EVA midsole, and the sockliner is made of Ortholite to enhance the overall comfortable strides of its wearers.

Adidas A.R Trainer Style

Many users and onlookers like the modern twist to the retro style of the Adidas Originals A.R. Trainer. This pair is made of a tad chunky upper made of leather and feather suede accents with hints of bright colors that echoes the 80s and 90s fashion trends.

Adidas launched the A.R. Trainer sneakers for men in several hues, such as cloud white, linen green, running white, and semi solar yellow. Staying authentic to the retro tennis look, this minimalist kick looks excellent when paired with chinos, khakis, denim jeans, or even shorts topped with a button-down shirt or plaid polo shirt.

Notable Features

For people looking for a fashionable dad sneaker without catching too much attention, the Adidas A.R. Trainer is a nice pair to consider. The 80s look of this pair gives it a striking appeal that could match the pricier dad kicks popular in the current market. The not too chunky profile added with mixed materials on its upper adds charm resting atop a vintage-inspired rubber sole.

Adidas A.R Trainer History

Nearing their 100 years in the market, Adidas continuously engineers footwear both for performance and lifestyle domain to meet the taxing demand in the market. Since the brand was unveiled in the 20s and was renamed in the 40s, Adidas has been persistent in taking the brand to new heights which placed them into one of the most coveted brands worldwide.

In the 80s, athletic scenes were dominated by tennis sport. Adidas unveiled the tennis kick A.R. Trainer, which gained popularity for its minimalist features and strong elements. In January 2019, Adidas Originals re-launched the A.R. Trainer paying homage to the iconic silhouette which dominated the market in the late 80s.

The modernized version features assorted vintage details throughout the upper, combined with contemporary features. This pair is dressed with premium leather construction added with panel composition to depict the 80s trainers. All these are seated atop a lightweight EVA midsole and a rubber outsole that provides steadfast traction on various surfaces.

Additional Info

  • The rubber outsole of Adidas A.R. Trainer offers durable traction and grip on a range of surfaces.
  • The Adidas Trefoil logo can be found printed on the rubber outsole, tongue, and heel quarter.
  • Perforations are found on the toe box and sides to provide added breathability.

Facts / Specs

Style: Dad, Retro, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: Adidas Originals
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Rubber Sole, EVA, OrthoLite
Season: Spring, Fall

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Sheena is a wordsmith turned sneaker addict. Her sneaker fixation intensified as her passion for writing grew. A hands-on mom of two sweet yet spunky kids (plus three dogs and two cats), she finds solitude in leafing through shoe catalogs to find the next "it" sneaker. Scrutinizing hugely popular and underrated kicks is her favorite pastime.