Who should buy the Adidas Forum 84 Low
Like its high-top counterpart, the Forum 84 Low appears like it just leaped from the hardwood into the streets with its basketball-inspired getup. If you're even the slightest intrigued by it, you must be:
- A huge fan of the ever-expanding Originals squad from Adidas.
- Searching for a low-cost kick that looks and feels high-end.
- A collector of old-school shoes, particularly the eco-friendly kind.
Who should NOT buy it
If you need something that fits just right and has no reported color issues, trade the Forum 84 Low for the Adidas Superstar. Also, check out the Adidas Rivalry Low if you want a pair that's comfy from the get-go.
The Forum 84 Low's mesmerizing build
The Adidas Forum 84 Low gets tons of compliments for its “high-quality” and “very soft” full-grain leather upper.
A blast from the past
Those obsessing over bball heritage kicks are love-struck by its cream-colored sole. It brings back “an authentic ‘80s look.”
Pampering in time
Through repeated use, the shoe gets comfier, say many of those who have purchased it.
Like the nearly identical Forum Low, wearers say that this kick feels too wide in some parts.
Adidas Forum 84 Low equals iconic appeal
The embossed brand name on the sole and trefoil marking on every disc on the flip side are some of the fine points buyers love about this kick.
Beware the sweaty feet
As described by long-time wearers, The top sheet of its footbed bleeds when it gets soaked with sweat.
A must-have for the streets
It’s among the minimalist kicks that are easily pairable with streetwear clothing.
Keeps your wallet thick
The Forum 84 Low is among the low-priced Adidas Originals that are “unbeatable” given their “top-notch quality.”
Go green in the Forum 84 Low
Earth-loving sneakerheads love the fact that Adidas released an eco-friendly version of this kick. After all, the components that make up the shoe's upper are made with 50% recycled materials.
Distinct Forum 84 elements
Secure strap. The iconic ankle strap that grants a secured lockdown fit on the bball archival shoe is retained in this low-top profile. Some colorways of the Forum 84 Low come with a removable Velcro strap. But if you prefer it without the band, there’s a skate version named the Forum 84 ADV. Or check out other similar styles like the Rivalry Low and Hoops 2.0.
Old-school sole. It replicates the DNA of the Forum Low, but this time it sports a creamy, vintage-looking bottom instead of the traditional white. Compared to the silhouettes with bleached-like soles and, at the same time, dirt magnets, this shoe is easier to tidy up.