Summary

We spent 6.4 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

9 reasons to buy

  • Majority of the reviewers commended the Adidas Matchcourt Primeknit's cool style.
  • The shoe's Primeknit upper makes for an ultra-light pair.
  • It is breathable which could be an ideal shoe for spring and summer seasons.
  • The rubber toecap provides structure for a stable ride and protection against bumps and abrasions.
  • The Adidas Matchcourt Primeknit provides superb comfort and ease that is excellent for all-day wear.
  • Some shoe users claim that this kick fits true to size.
  • This sneaker is available in a few colorway options.
  • One wearer shared that he received lots of compliments whenever he wears them.
  • Most users of this shoe agree that the Adidas Matchcourt Primeknit's materials and craftsmanship are of excellent quality.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A video reviewer mentioned that since this kick's upper is made of Primeknit, the shoe is not durable enough to perform skateboarding tricks in.

Bottom line

Just like a multitude of other Adidas shoes, the Matchourt now receives a Primeknit makeover aptly called the Adidas Matchcourt Primeknit. This kick is a laidback iteration of its predecessor with the Primeknit upper enhancing the overall comfort of the shoe. It also provides a lighter and more breathable fit than the previous model.

While the Primeknit may not withstand daily skateboarding, this shoe makes for a perfect everyday sneaker. Armed with its superb comfort and skate's signature good looks, the Adidas Matchcourt Primeknit will keep you styling and comfortable all day long.

Facts

Base model: Adidas Matchcourt
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Adidas Matchcourt
Price: $150
Colorways: Black, Grey
Special editions: 6 special editions
Size
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The Adidas Matchcourt Primeknit is exclusively offered in men’s sizes. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 7 to 13, while the ladies who want cop should go 1.5 sizes down their standard shoe size. This kick fits true to size.

Take the Adidas Matchcourt Primeknit out on a laidback day or a cruise on your skateboard. Its stylishly sleek design is easy to pair with almost any casual ensemble. Opt for a pair of shorts, jeans, or joggers for the ultimate athleisure-inspired outfit.

As the shoe name implies, this kick’s one-piece upper is crafted from the brand’s Primeknit technology. It provides a snug fit and ultralight, breathable comfort.

The shoe’s collar is padded for extra comfort and cushioning. It features a rubber toecap for abrasion resistance and protection against bumps, while its outsole is vulcanized for excellent grip and board feel.

Skateboarding was born out of Californian surfers' boredom, as they can't ride their surfboards because the waves were flat. This group of surfers was finding a way to pass the time and came up with "sidewalk surfing," also known today as skateboarding. Although created in the late 40s, skateboarding did not become popular until the 70s. It became so well-known that brands and companies started to take notice by creating merchandise that catered to skateboarding's demands.

One of the companies that took notice is Adidas. The brand eventually expanded its categories and created a collection especially dedicated to skateboarding in 1989. Adidas Skateboarding started out by remodeling past shoe models into skateboarding-equipped footwear then finally dishing out original silhouettes with help from the brand's pro-skate team. These professional skateboarders collaborated with Adidas to create fresh and authentic footwear for skaters, by skaters.

One of the many skate shoes produced by Adidas' Skateboarding line is the Matchcourt. Skateboarders loved it because of its sleek design and protective toecap. In 2017, the brand released a Primeknit version of the Matchcourt. Although not built for tricks, its comfort, lightweight, and breathable fit make for a great everyday shoe.

  • The shoe is available in D Medium width.
  • This kick is also called Adidas Matchcourt PK. PK stands for Primeknit.
  • It is so far available in two monochromatic colorways.

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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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