Summary

We spent 7.2 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

10 reasons to buy

  • The Stella McCartney Ultra Boost X Mid’s unique design got the most positive mentions from reviewers. 
  • Several people reported that they found the shoe very comfortable and warm. 
  • The shoe’s quality got a thumbs up from a number of purchasers who said the mid top footwear is very well made. 
  • A few testers mentioned the light feel of the Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultra Boost X Mid. 
  • Some consumers noted how good the shoe was for running and walking. 
  • One person was pleased with the bright colorway (orange) of the shoe. 
  • The shoe is easy to put on and off; a pleased buyer pointed out.
  • The Ultra Boost X Mid’s Primeknit technology got commended by one tester who said it works with a lot of foot problems.
  • Because the entire shoe upper is knit in one piece, it gives wearers a feeling of flexibility in all parts of the shoe.
  • For the value the shoe brings, the price is actually very reasonable, one individual observed.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The Stella McCartney Ultra Boost X Mid is a bit narrow, said one buyer. She said that she keeps scratching her heel against the inner heel of the shoe.
  • A tester noted the shoe’s lack of support. She observed that she gets mild and occasional shin splints whenever she runs using the Ultra Boost X Mid.

Bottom line

The Adidas Stella McCartney Ultra Boost X Mid lives up to the well-known designer’s name regarding style and uniqueness. The mid top shoe is an attractive footwear that won’t fail to catch the eye of any bystander. Adidas’ shoe technologies, meanwhile, ensure that the wearer gets the comfort and light feel of a genuinely modern footwear.

Facts

Top: Mid
Inspired from: Running
Collaboration: Stella McCartney
Collection: Adidas by Stella McCartney
Price: $250
Colorways: Black
Size
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Rankings

A top rated sneaker
A top rated Adidas sneaker
A popular pick
It has never been more popular than this April

The Ultra Boost X Mid by Stella McCartney is available in women’s sizes which range from 5 to 10.5. Since the shoe has a woven upper, the footwear offers minimal support. The shoe accommodates different foot types because of the flexible fit.

The trendy athletic style of the Ultra Boost X Mid needs no further adornments. Just throw on a lightweight top along with leggings and jeans, and you’re good to go.

The Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultra Boost X Mid is packed full of Adidas technologies. The shoe boasts of the iconic Primeknit upper that gives a sock-like feel and comfort, the Boost technology for a responsive cushioning, and the Torsion system for a smooth and stable ride. A Continental rubber outsole gives the shoe excellent grip and traction in both wet and dry conditions.

Skateboarding started out in the late 1940s to early 1950s when surfers in California were looking for something to do whenever the waves were flat and can't ride in the ocean. The sport was first called "sidewalk surfing." By the 1960s manufacturers got hold of this new sport and began making skateboards that looked more like mini surfboards. It was not until the 70s that skateboarding became popular amongst adventure enthusiasts.

Since then the sport gradually gained so much popularity in the US that even kids under the age of 18 were seen riding skateboards rather than playing baseball. With this outcome, brands and manufacturers took notice and created special product lines that solely caters to the demands of skateboarding.

Moreover, companies hired pro skaters as a part of a skateboarding team to pioneer new tricks and endorse their merchandise as well. Some of the most notable Adidas pro skaters that contributed a lot to further the sport are Mark Gonzales, Dennis Busenitz, Silas Baxter–Neal, and Marc Johnson.

These pro-skaters teamed up with Adidas in the early 2000s under the Adidas Skateboarding. This line is a branch of the Adidas Originals and boasts of an abundance of footwear specially designed for skateboarding. One of these shoes is the Adidas Adiease, which features durable toe guard, padded insoles, and leather heel lining.

The Adiease also received multiple reinterpretations from different artists and personalities, one being MHAK or Masahiro Akutagawa, a Japanese artist known for his works influenced by furniture and interior design.

The Adidas Adiease x MHAK boasts of a more stylish appearance thanks to MHAK's signature prints and color combinations. Adidas also collaborated with MHAK on several apparels under the brand's Skateboarding range.

  • The shoe features a free-floating arch which molds to the shape of the wearer’s foot.
  • Weight is around 10 oz per shoe.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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