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 Jeans History
Adidas really dug deep in their archives to produce what fans now simply refer to as the Adidas Jeans. This shoe is a revival of a 1979/1980 model, which was also created by combining stand-out elements from the company’s previous models such as the Azzurro, Rio, and SL72.
The Adidas Jeans’s predecessor had an upper that was made of suede. It had the easily recognizable Adidas stripes in the midfoot area.
To provide protection, the original model also had a toe bumper and heel stabilizer. To complete the satisfactory shoe experience, it had a rubber outsole whose patterns feature an organized repetition of the brand’s trefoil logo.
The current Adidas Jeans offers everything in the original as is, except for a few updates. Its upper is now made of premium suede, adding more sophistication and class to its already neat design. It now also has a gum sole that gives it a futuristic appeal. The midsole has also been made a bit softer to enhance the comfort that it provides.
Adidas Jeans Style
The Adidas Jeans is true to its name; it really is a shoe that looks good on people who wear jeans or denim shorts. Because this comes in numerous colors, there surely is a pair for every personality.
While its colorway only has this simple tonal hue, the presence of the highly recognizable Adidas logo stripes gives it its stand-out appeal, especially among the younger crowd.
Or course, one should not forget that this leisure shoe is made of premium suede. Whatever the color, suede rarely fails in adding sophistication to any clothing item, and shoes will never be an exemption.
Fit & Sizing
Adidas Jeans shoes are offered in standard widths for both men and women. The ladies can choose the one that best fits them from sizes 5 to 11.5. The gentlemen, for their part, can choose from sizes 4 to 14. The Jeans shoes are said to run true to size. It utilizes a lacing system that helps wearers adjust the footwear’s snugness as they see fit.
Being a retro, the Adidas Jeans largely takes after the silhouette and overall appearance of its predecessor. When one examines the details, however, small but significant differences will be put to the surface. The shoe is now actually made of suede that is of better quality than the original, making it classier and all the more valuable. The outsole is also changed from ordinary rubber to gum, endowing the current Adidas Jeans with better surface grip and durability. Of course, the trefoil patterns on the outsole are retained.
- The Adidas Jeans is not the first model to draw inspiration from its 1979/1980 predecessor. The original model was also the inspiration of a Jeans release in 2003 and another release in late 2015.
- The inside of the shoe is lined with leather to ensure high levels of foot comfort.
- The Adidas logo stripes in the midfoot area are made of a durable synthetic material, and they are usually bathed in a color that sharply contrasts with its suede background for a more pronounced “popping” effect.