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Facts

  • Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $80
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Fit & Sizing

Men’s sizes for the Adidas Questar BYD ranges from US 6 to 14 in medium width. Women’s sizes are available from US 5 to 11, also in medium width. With a mesh upper, the shoe provides a flexible and breathable fit.

Its low-top collar also offers much in freeing the ankle for movement. Securing the foot is the shoe’s lace-up closure. The sneaker runs true to size, but many reviewers found it too big by a half or one whole size.

Adidas Questar BYD Style

With its sleek athletic design, the low-top Adidas Questar BYD is sure to turn heads out on the street. It’s a casual sneaker made for a variety of activities, so many outfits go well with the kicks. Laidback and versatile, shorts, pants, and shirts are perfect for pairing with the shoe.

The sneakers already make a statement on their own, so a low-key outfit matches the aesthetic just right. A classic round toe and the Adidas Three-stripe design lend an air of sophistication that goes well with both active wear and casual clothes.

Notable Features

Featuring a mesh upper with embroidered detailing, the Adidas Questar BYD retains the brand’s principle of function over style, yet manages to balance both. Smooth synthetic overlays along with the trademark Three Stripe image give the shoe a high-class appeal. A pull tab and loop on the rear facilitates easy wearing while creating a heightened sporty flair.     

Adidas Questar BYD History

Adidas was founded by the pioneering shoemaker Adi Dassler in 1949. He had previously partnered with his brother Rudi, who is famously known as the founder of Puma. Ever the perfectionist, he traveled extensively to personally meet athletes and hear what they have to say about his sneakers. Among many things, he is known for developing spiked shoes for different athletic events.

Today, Adidas is not just any footwear brand. Its name and logo are highly recognizable across the world, cultivating an image of being a relentless, passionate company. The brand’s sneakers have been worn by whole championship teams as well as pioneering individuals in their chosen sports. It can be said then that the spirit of Adi Dassler lives on with each Adidas shoe and each company campaign.

One such sneaker that reflects the stalwart founder’s principles is the Adidas Questar BYD. Sports-inspired and strikingly minimal, the kicks are made for getting out there on the streets. Trademark Adidas qualities such as comfort and function are given full attention. The result is a shoe that not only looks great but performs well, too.   

Additional Info

  • Comfort is increased with the removable Ortholite sockliner.
  • Cloudfoam technology improves the shoe’s resilient feel.
  • The look and structure are improved with the TPU heel clip. 
  • Durability is increased with the characteristic rubber traction outsole.
  • Padding on the collar and tongue add comfort for the wearer.
  • The lining is made of breathable mesh fabric.