Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
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As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
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Adidas Hoops VS Mid History
The Adidas NEO, a sub-brand under the Adidas group, is a fast fashion label of the brand that offers casual footwear and apparel. It links sports fashion with the current trends in fashion, with the youth, as young as 14 to 19-year-olds, as its target audience. It aims to provide a wide range of products at a much lower price point than other Adidas products, considering the spending capability of its target market. It was launched officially in July 2008 initially in China and the USA, but eventually reached out to other countries as well. To be able to connect and relate to the youth, it signed teen icons like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez as its brand ambassadors.
One of the shoes included in the Adidas NEO sub-brand is the Adidas Hoops VS Mid. Inspired by a popular Adidas basketball shoe, it features a synthetic leather upper in a mid-top silhouette and lace-up closure.
Adidas Hoops VS Mid Style
The Adidas Hoops VS Mid is a mid-cut sneaker based on a basketball shoe silhouette. It has this trendy look that gives a sporty vibe to a casual outfit. It can be worn casually with a pair of pants, joggers, jeans, or shorts.
Fit & Sizing
The Adidas Hoops VS Mid is a men’s shoe that is available in sizes 6.5 to 13 in D - Medium width. It provides ample ankle support, excellent hold and overall support because of its basketball DNA in the form of a mid-cut silhouette. Additionally, the lace-up closure allows a more customized and secure fit.
One of the most notable features of the Adidas Hoops VS Mid is its upper in a synthetic leather material with the signature Adidas three stripes branding. It has contrasting color accents and its midsole bears stitching details.
- To allow foot ventilation, the toe box of the Adidas Hoops VS Mid features perforation details while the collar is made of mesh material.
- There are Adidas brandings on the midsole, on the heel, and on the tongue.
- Other features include textile lining and collar and a rubber cup sole. The outsole also has a pivot point for quick movement transitions.
- It has an extra lace strap on the tongue for a more secure fit.