Fit & Sizing
The Adidas Rod Laver Super Primeknit is available in men’s sizes from 5 to 14 in medium width. However, many reviewers revealed that this pair runs big. They suggest grabbing a full size down than the buyer’s usual size. This pair has a lace-up fastening system for a secure fit. The heel tab is present for aiding the wearers in putting on this pair.
Unlike many other sneakers, there is something lacking in the Adidas Rod Laver Super Primeknit that makes it notable for many buyers. This shoe showcases the absence of the iconic 3-Stripes, instead, they placed the branding on the airy tongue and on the white midsole. Adidas also boasts about the vintage round toe, which is a well-loved feature of this classic sneaker.
Adidas Rod Laver Super Primeknit History
The Rod Laver sneaker was initially released in the 70s as a tennis shoe. This shoe greatly resembles the famous Stan Smith with its round toebox. Several years after, numerous collaborative variations were released in the market. From the leather to a mesh upper, from a thin to the thick midsole. These alterations created a lighter, more ventilated shoe with and a more grippy outsole.
In the recent years, the Adidas Rod Laver revolved as a true classic and found life with collaborative projects and even venturing to other sports. The Sneaker Sport listed the Rod Laver shoe as number 14 in their Top 50 Most Influential Sneaker Sponsorship in Sports History”.
In 2016, the Rod Laver Super was released in the market. This revamped version has a better comfort and at the same time much-improved ground traction using the forefoot pivot point. A year after, the Laver Super was updated using the woven knit from the Adidas. The Adidas Rod Laver Super Primeknit boasts about its breathable yet durable features making it suitable as a lifestyle sneaker.