Facts

  • 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

    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

    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.

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Summary

We spent 9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • The Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY is a fantastic, well-designed shoe in premium materials, as stated by the majority of buyers.
  • Many of its buyers said that this limited edition shoe is one of the most comfortable shoes they have ever walked in. They appreciate the Boost technology that this shoe features.
  • Numerous buyers were impressed that it is beautifully presented in a commemorative wooden box.
  • There were also a large number of buyers that appreciate the Chinese New Year details presented on this shoe. The detailing is superb and neat, according to them.
  • Some were glad to have purchased this limited edition shoe.
  • The Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY is an ultra-expensive shoe, but many buyers said that it is really worth the price.
  • Some users commented that it has a good fit and shape.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some users were a bit disappointed that the wooden box packaging of this shoe came damaged.
  • One reviewer said that the shoe looked better in the pictures.

Bottom line

Comfort, quality, and style are just a few of the words that best describe the 2017 Year of the Rooster limited edition of the Adidas EQT Support Ultra. The majority of the reviewers was greatly impressed with how it is presented. The Chinese New Year details, from the mahjong tiles printed sock liner to the rooster icon embroidery on the heel, were all on point and even the wrapping paper and the bonus rooster mahjong tile were equally impressive as well.

What probably makes it better, as appreciated by the buyers, is how the shoe is elegantly packaged as it comes in a collectible wooden box. Setting aside the aesthetics, this shoe is claimed by many as a really comfortable pair of kicks with great materials and overall quality.

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Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY History

Released on January 7, 2017, the Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY is a limited edition shoe that is a part of the Adidas Originals Chinese New Year Celebratory Pack that commemorates the Year of the Rooster. Aside from the Adidas EQT Support Ultra Boost, the pack also consists of the classic Adidas silhouettes Stan Smith, Superstar, Superstar Slip-On, and Tubular Radial all in premium leather construction in black with fringed leather overlays and embroidered Mahjong-inspired rooster.

The Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY is a fusion of the classic EQT Support’s upper in an off-white color and the ever comfortable full-length Boost midsole. To match the Chinese New Year theme, this limited edition shoe features great details such as the Mahjong tile patterned sock liner and the embroidered Rooster on the heel, which symbolizes the Year of the Rooster.

Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY Style

The Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY, a limited edition release, is one-of-a-kind shoe from the Adidas Originals EQT line. It boasts a tonal off-white or beige upper and a white Boost midsole with a TPU support shank in red. Its subtle color makes it easier to style with as it looks good with almost anything in casual or athleisure wear.

Fit & Sizing

The Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY is a men’s shoe that is available in sizes 7 to 13, half sizes included and in D – Medium width. Following the silhouette of the classic EQT, this shoe has sufficient support. The nylon strips that mimic the three stripes branding and the structured eyelets add a snug fit of this shoe.

Notable Features

This limited edition of the classic silhouette of the Adidas EQT Support comes with an elegant, unique, and commemorative wooden box. What makes this edition even more unique is its OrthoLite sock liner that features a Mahjong tile-patterned print. It also bears an embroidered Mahjong-inspired rooster on the heel, and a similar Mahjong rooster tile comes along with the shoe.

Additional Info

  • The Adidas EQT Support Ultra CNY features a Boost midsole, which provides responsive cushioning.
  • It also features the Adidas Torsion System technology for midfoot integrity and a TPU heel cup.
  • It bears the Adidas Equipment branding on the tongue.