Size and fit

The Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL is a low-top shoe with sizes available from men's US 6 to 13 in D Standard width. Since it is exclusive to men's sizing, the ladies are advised to grab a pair 1.5 to 2 sizes smaller than their standard sizes as an approximate sizing equivalent. This Adidas shoe fits true to size for most wearers.

As designed with a sturdy leather upper with suede reinforcements, wearers are assured with a supportive and protective fit. The low-cut construction permits flexible ankle movement, while the lace-up closure allows a customizable or personalized fit.

Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL Style

Giving off a retro flair is the Spezial rendition of the Adidas Indoor Comp shoe. Debuted as part of a collection that pays homage to the rave culture of the late '80s to the ‘90s eras, the shoe flaunts an overall design and construction that reflects nothing but a true-blue retro sneaker from its profile down to its color scheme. It flaunts a full grain leather upper with hints of suede on high wear areas and a translucent gum rubber outsole.

Notable Features

Released as part of the Adidas Spezial collection is the Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL. The shoe pays homage to the Summer of Love raves while retaining the key features of the original Adidas Indoor Super. Its leather upper flaunts hints of retro colors on the heel and Three Stripes. A prominent suede overlay on high wear areas is visible which functions as added protection on foot and increased durability.

Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL History

The Adidas Spezial series, which was founded in 2014, focuses on bringing back classic Adidas silhouettes from the brand's archives and reworking them with contemporary upgrades to better suit the modern-day sneaker market. The great minds behind this famous Three Stripes line are led by Gary Aspden.

In early 2018, the Adidas Spezial introduced its Summer of Love collection, which pays homage to the late ‘80s warehouse parties in the White Isle in Ibiza. It was a massive success that a follow-up collection was made only a few months after called the "Acid Winter" collection.

The Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL released on September 7th, 2018 as part of the 1st drop of the Adidas Spezial "Acid Winter" Fall/Winter 2018 Collection. It dropped alongside the lime green reissue of the Adidas Munchen Super SPZL (which is based on the Adidas Munchen Super designed for the 1972 German Olympic team), the Adidas Lowertree SPZL (a new silhouette based on the Marathon Competition), and the Adidas Punstock SPZL among others. The entire collection also took inspirations from music and the warehouse rave parties during the late ‘80s throughout the ‘90s. The launch coincides with Acid House's 30th Anniversary.

Adidas SPZL and Gary Aspden once again dug deep into the Adidas archives and reworked some of these iconic Three Stripes shoes with fresh colorways suited for the season. The Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL, in particular, features premium leather and suede upper that shadows several Adidas silhouettes that were popular during the rave culture in the ‘80s and the ‘90s. The retro Adidas window branding is also seen, as well as the iconic Three Stripes but updated with serrated edges. Completing its retro façade is a translucent gum rubber outsole.    

Additional Info

  • The Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL also features an Adidas logo window on the midsection and a gum rubber outsole.
  • The Adidas Trefoil logo is seen on the heel tab and tongue.
  • There is perforation detailing on the midfoot and toe box for increased foot ventilation.  

Rankings

How Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL ranks compared to all other shoes
Bottom 48% sneakers
All sneakers
Bottom 45% Adidas sneakers
All Adidas sneakers
Bottom 47% low sneakers
All low sneakers

Popularity

The current trend of Adidas Indoor Comp SPZL.
Compare to another shoe:
Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.