We spent 7.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • A lot of buyers appreciated how the colorways accent the build of the Adidas Climacool 1 CMF.  
  • The shoes are very lightweight, some wearers said.  
  • Comfort was not sacrificed when it came to making this pair, and reviewers were quick to point out.  
  • The shoes are true to size, and this is something many Adidas fans like. 
  • There is a general agreement amongst reviewers that the sneakers look very stylish and make for great addition to the collection. 
  • The laceless system that the Climacool 1 CMF has gives the shoes a simpler look. 
  • Most reviewers are amazed at how the foot is kept cool and fresh when wearing the kicks. 

2 reasons not to buy

  • One buyer pointed out that pictures of the shoes looked good but weren’t up to par in reality. 
  • A handful of reviewers noticed that the sneakers were pretty stiff during the first few times of wear.

Bottom line

Progressive design is one thing that everyone wants in a pair of shoes and the Adidas Climacool 1 CMF delivers with a punch on this matter. The Adidas Climacool 1 CMF is a pretty stylish shoe that keeps the feet cool and fresh, a total plus if worn during the hot days of summer. All-in-all, the Adidas Climacool 1 CMF are a fashionable pair of sneakers that any owner will be proud and appreciative of.


Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Adidas Climacool
Price: $120
Colorways: Black, Blue, White
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Fit & Sizing 

The Adidas Climacool 1 CMF sports an ultra soft and flexible mesh material that has been constructed in an open weave manner. With this construction, there is good air flow within the shoes and around the feet. It does not mean though that the shoes slack when it comes to giving the perfect fit.  

This pair generally fits true to size and comes in men's sizes ranging from 4 to 15 US. Women can still get this pair of kicks by going 1.5 sizes lower than their standard size.  

At first glance, the Adidas Climacool 1 CMF low tops may look like any other Climacool silhouette, but this CMF iteration is genuinely more innovative and fresher than it looks. Its lightweight build, breathable upper, and the tech-inspired mix of materials used make it one of the more desirable retro footwear options out there. 

It does stay true to its origin, meshing together the right combination of performance and style. It’s great to wear out and about when socializing as it has details in it that are eye-catching, too. The colorways available ensure that there is something for everybody. Whatever colorway has been chosen, the Adidas Climacool 1 CMF is renowned for going great with an array of outfits, especially for those who are into street style. Pairing these with jeans and joggers will give more spunk and personality, but the more daring can absolutely work these low tops with khakis, tapered jeans, and shorts.  

The Adidas Climacool 1 CMF low top has a design that gives the original silhouette justice. Its most notable feature is that the shoes ditched the lacing system entirely. Adidas has, instead, favored a set of interlocking Velcro straps. These Velcro straps easily attach to the eyestay. 

The sneakers are also equipped with the signature Climacool technology that the brand is known for. This technology provides a 360-degree ventilation system. It also has the signature Three Stripes venting on the sides. 

Rounding up the great features, the Adidas Climacool 1 CMF has the ADIPRENE for targeted impact absorption and support. 

1924 was the year that Adi Dassler and brother founded the company Gebruder Dassler OHG, the earlier shell of what would soon become the world-renowned Adidas. Slowly, Adi’s designed shoes gained a worldwide reputation.

When Adi’s brother left the company, it was renamed Adidas, and from there, success kicked off for both the brand and Adi. The 70s came along, and Adidas had turned into an athletic shoe brand that was topping sales in the US. Today, Whenever Adidas is mentioned, it’s almost automatic that a variety of great shoes from this well-loved brand comes to mind.

Take the Climacool shoes, for example. These are a pair of exceptional shoes that had a progressive design. Born in 2002, the low tops were inventive, featuring breathable materials that would allow the foot to breathe and feel cooler thus offering good airflow.

These attributes are now performance shoe staples today, and the demand for such shoes has shot up since 2002. The Adidas Climacool 1 CMF, an iteration of the Adidas Climacool 1 that came out in 2016, was recently released. With this, Adidas tweaks the OG DNA in an attempt to make it a bit more comfortable. The shoes feature a laceless system, and a much cleaner look and Adidas is more than ready to impress a whole range of fans and at the same time, gain new ones, too.

  • The shoes have compression-molded EVA midsoles for a lightweight cushioning. 
  •  It also has TPU overlays, a perforated sockliner, and a rubber outsole that makes it more durable. 
  • The comfortable textile lining is felt all throughout the shoes.  


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.