Summary

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7 reasons to buy

  • The Adidas Ivy Park Ultraboost is very comfortable, the majority of users have shared.
  • Many buyers love its sporty yet fashionable look.
  • Numerous users consider this as lightweight.
  • Most wearers cite that this kick has superb ventilation.
  • The Boost cushioning is exceptionally effective, numerous respondents have mentioned.
  • Like most Adidas sneakers, a couple of reviewers have vouched for this model's durability.
  • According to most wearers, this kick runs true to size.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A few critics complain that the Beyoncé Ivy Park x Adidas Originals Ultraboost sneaker is hard to cop.
  • Over time, the traction of this model turns unreliable, according to a couple of reviewers.

Bottom line

Beyoncé leveled-up the style of Ultraboost silhouette by dressing it with a few of her signature details. The Adidas Ivy Park Ultraboost kept all its main model's essential details, making this another comfortable and durable model in the Ultraboost collection

This kick also tops the fashion genre, turning it into another worthy of being hyped pair of sneakers. A must cop for buyers looking for sneakers that celebrate function and style.

Facts

Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collaboration: Beyonce
Collection: Adidas x Ivy Park
Closure: Laces
Material: Knit, Rubber Sole
Technology: Boost
Season: Spring, Summer
Price: $200
Size
Small True to size Large
Fit
Tight Loose
Support
Neutral Stable
Flexibility
Stiff Flexible
Breathability
Warm Breathable
Cushioning
Firm Plush
Durability 8/10
Comfort 9/10
Traction 6/10
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The low-top Adidas Ivy Park Ultraboost is a unisex model presented in men's sizing. Adidas inserted it with generous padding, giving its wearers the utmost comfort and protection. Also, a full-length Boost cushioning on its midsole is used to deliver superb energy return to its users.

Meanwhile, this model has a TPU cage, which can be adjusted by the laces looped to it. However, unlike its prototype, this model uses lock lace to tighten or loosen up its bungee-typed laces.

The maroon/solar orange colors of  Adidas Ultraboost x Ivy Park Beyoncé is another pair worth remembering in the Ivy Park collection. The premiere Primeknit upper is dressed with Beyoncé's signature hue, extended up to the shoe's caging system, laces, and Boost midsole. This sneaker was added with the bright orange outsole to add contrast to its monochromatic upper. 

Because of its athleisure look, this Adidas Originals sneaker looks great when paired with a monochromatic tracksuit. A pair of tattered jeans and plain white shirt, with a maroon trucker cap, also go well with this running-inspired sneaker.

Although Beyoncé did not do much when she revamped the Ultraboost, the Adidas Ivy Park Ultraboost shoes still got the nod of the mainstream making it one of the most hyped sneakers of 2020. Ivy Park retained the essential details of the Ultraboost, added with a few elements to make it more stylish. 

The lightweight and breathable Primeknit upper and the Boost midsole are both covered with maroon, while the ultra-grippy outsole is in bright orange. This color combination complements each other, creating a clean and eye-catching look. 

Another notable element is the paracord found on the heel with a hang tag that says "Ivy Park." This feature is also seen on the other sneakers in the Ivy Park collection. This collaboration also replaced the “ultra boost” branding on the heel and replaced it with the "Ivy Park" text. 

With today's stiff competition in the sneaker market, Adidas has been consistent in delivering products that will improve their followers' style and performance. The brand reinvents old silhouettes and releases fresh new iterations to offer to their buyers, ceaselessly.

Adidas formed the Adidas Originals in 2001 to cover lifestyle shoes inspired and unearthed from the colorful archives of the brand. This sub-brand is responsible for the collaborative projects of Adidas with several names in music, movies, and even fashion brands.

One of the most famous collaborations of Adidas was with Kanye West, which gave birth to the trendy collection, the Adidas Yeezy. A few other well-received collaborations of Adidas are with Pharrell Williams, Raf Simons, White Mountaineering, and Yohji Yamamoto.

                 The Adidas Ultraboost

Debuted in 2015, the Adidas Ultraboost for men and women easily gained its popularity among the running enthusiasts for its comfort and style. This pair was quickly tagged as one of the most popular and successful silhouettes of Adidas. It boasts its Primeknit and mesh upper with a full-length Boost cushioning that typically retails from $180 to $240. 

Since its debut, this iteration has undergone several make-overs, such as Caged, Uncaged, Uncaged 2.0, and Uncaged 3.0. This silhouette was also subjected to various collaborations, such as with the Game of Thrones series of HBO, Star Wars movie of Disney, the popular Japanese brand BAPE, and many more. 

                 Adidas x Ivy Park

Beyoncé partnered with TopShop in 2016 to release her very first fashion line called the Ivy Park. This high-fashion brand offers athleisure activewear products, including swimwear, bottoms, tops, and accessories with a price range of $30 to $200. A month after its launch, Ivy Park was faced with controversy. A British newspaper claimed that the factory of Ivy Park in Sri Lanka exploited its workers by paying them a wage way below the minimum. 

In 2019, Adidas announced its partnership with Ivy Park, with the intention of re-launching the Ivy Park to a global scale. The Adidas Ivy Park capsule features track pants, jerseys, hoodies, accessories, and of course, sneakers. It was unveiled in January 2020 and considered one of the most popular collections to date. 

This collection is composed of unisex merchandise, which aims to break all the barriers when it comes to fashion. For Beyoncé, Adidas and Ivy Park share values that put creativity, social responsibility, and growth at the forefront of their business.

                 Adidas Ivy Park Ultraboost

Aside from Nite Jogger and Super Sleek, Ivy Park reworked another popular silhouette from the Adidas' impressive running shoe lineup - the Ultraboost This facelifted Ultraboost is dressed in Ivy Park's signature details, such as maroon-solar orange color combination, paracord at the heel, and the Ivy Park hangtag found attached on the heel.

  • The rubber outsole of Adidas Ivy Park Ultraboost provides durable and reliable traction.
  • Also, this kind of rubber stretches to adapt to the shape of the foot while running or walking.
  • Beyonce gave her friends and colleagues giveaways from her extremely hot Ivy Park Collection.

 

 

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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