Facts

  • Top
    Top

    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
    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
    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
    Price
    $140
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Summary

We spent 9.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

11 reasons to buy

  • The majority of the buyers noted the high-quality Primeknit used in the Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit.
  • The upper is flexible and breathable, commended by most users.
  • Several testers liked that this pair is easy to slip on and off due to the stretchable ankle collar aided by the heel collar.
  • The Primeknit is a little bit stiff on the toe, which adds support to the foot, claimed by some testers.
  • The Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit runs true to size.
  • The superb comfort makes this suitable for all-day walking, said some wearers. Few users were surprised about the comfort without the use of the Boost technology.
  • It is available in multiple colorways.
  • A few users applauded the long laces of this pair.
  • The EVA midsole is not too soft but has firmness that is just enough for comfort, said some wearers.
  • This pair is available at an affordable price.
  • It is significantly lighter than the first EQT ADV, particularly because of the Primeknit material.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some critics complained about poor traction, especially on wet surfaces.
  • Some complained about the not striking color scheme.

Bottom line

The Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit is a modernized variety of the 1991’s EQT ADV. The 17’s version has a lightweight Primeknit upper that has ventilated zones to enhance the breathability for the warmer climates. Adidas used an EVA midsole that is just firm enough to deliver support in every step. At a price point that is affordable, with premium materials, a sock-like fit, lightweight structure, every piece of the EQT Support ADV Primeknit is certainly an enjoyable one for daily usage.

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Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit History

Adidas was in near bankruptcy and needed to come up with something that will help pull them back into the frontline in the late 80s. They conceptualized a product that contains only the necessary and essential and remove everything that is not. That concept gave rise to the iconic Equipment line in 1991. Adidas became so bold in their EQT line by offering honest and transparent products. This fuss-free collection focused on the construction, performance and comfort of the shoe. They initially released the EQT line with iconic green-white-black colorway. Adidas decided to drop the Trefoil logo and replaced it with the 3-Stripes trademark.

Since then, the EQT began to rise and be known in the sneaker community. Serious athletes and passionate sneaker fans started to call the EQT as the best shoe for them.  The EQT family started to widen and offers various models for basketball, volleyball, soccer, fencing, running trainers and even clothing designs.

The first Equipment ADV was released in 1991. This shoe carries the Torsion technology, which allows the foot of the wearers to move in different directions at the same time. It also exhibits a unique lacing system. The EQT ADV successfully set a new standard as a high-performing shoe in the runner’s world.

26 years later, Adidas recreated the classic EQT ADV and added cutting-edge technologies to keep up with the fast changing needs of the present consumers. Adidas introduced the EQT Support ADV Primeknit which was inspired by a classic running shoe. Primeknit was used on the upper and an EVA midsole. Adidas kept EQT to their fundamental purpose, to keep whatever is essential and remove whatever that is not.

Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit Style

This pair was designed to win in style. Although this was inspired from 90’s running shoe, the all new EQT ADV came back as a lifestyle sneaker. It still showcases all the support features of the classic running shoe, which make this appropriate for urban style wearers. The wide base also allows this pair to be used everywhere by giving optimum stability. Wearers pair this with any casual clothes for everyday events. Pants, joggers, shorts and tees and hoodies, street stylists can recommend almost anything to be paired off with the Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit.

Fit & Sizing

The Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit has an upper that is slightly thicker compared to the other Primeknit pairs. The thickness provides extra support on the forefoot and serves as foot containment. It also has an Ortholite sockliner and an EVA midsole for optimum comfort. The heel has this turbo red pull tab which helps the wearer’s in putting on this pair. It has a lace up closure system for secure fit. The translucent heel counter is connected to the lace system. The Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit runs true to size. It is offered in men and women sizes in medium width. Men can choose from sizes 5 to 14 US while women have 3.5 to 9 US.

Notable Features

The Adidas EQT Support ADV Primeknit turbo red heel tab adds a pop of color to this pair. This tab helps the users in wearing this pair on with easiness. This tab also serves as reflective perfect during low lights.

Another striking feature is the presence of webbing tape to translate the 3-stripes of the Adidas. The stripes were extended up to the EVA midsole by embossing it. This representation of the 3-stripes was the signature of the EQT line.

Additional Info

  • The Primeknit upper embraces the foot entirely is thicker compared to the other Primeknit. This thick PK provides support and comfort to the wearers.
  • It has white tailored embroidery details on the vamp and heel cage.
  • It has a pod-like pattern rubber outsole that enhances the durability and traction.
  • To offset the replaced original green colorway, Adidas used a green insole to remind the users of the original colorway.
  • It has TPU heel cage to provide added support on the heel.
  • A sturdy Primeknit is present on the toes to provide extra support.
  • It has an Ortholite sockliner for optimum comfort.