Fit & Sizing
Soccer cleat-inspired, ample support, and stability with enough wiggle room for the toes can be expected from this sports turned lifestyle sneaker’s all-suede upper. Its low-top profile also offers unrestricted ankle movement. Available in men’s sizes 4-14, sneaker queens need not hesitate to get a pair a full size smaller than their average choice.
Adidas Samba FB Style
The low-top Adidas Samba FB is an easy pick for those who value style and comfort. Released in both neutral and bright shades, its ingenious Adidas low-profile styling complements with a medley of outfits. Jeans and shorts, though, top the list. While its top-grade all-suede upper overlaid with plushy waxed suede gives this old-school kick a refined look, it also makes it even more appealing not only to the retro-loving crowd but also to the forward-thinking trendsetters.
This version, like its forerunners, adopts the familiar rubber gum outsole for a retro vibe. Grippy and durable, wearers without a doubt will remain pleased with the amount of traction this supplies. While its T-toe overlay and Samba logo in gold are reminiscent of its ancestor’s silhouette, the mid-length, rippled nubuck tongue and heel with contrast-colored stitching, simple as they are, define this shoe’s overall look.
Adidas Samba FB History
Back in the year 1950’s, Adidas founder Adi Dassler developed a soccer cleat that can clasp impressively well on icy turf. Known as the Adidas Samba, this high-performance sneaker gained the admiration of footballers with its grippy gum outsole as well as durable full-grain kangaroo leather upper that is reinforced with the brand’s most recognizable logo - the Three Stripes.
From the frozen pitches, this sneaker, later on, became the shoe-of-choice of indoor players. Esteemed for its function, its simple, no-frills silhouette, however, granted this sports footwear ease of entry into the realm of fashion sneakers.
To date, the Samba is among the most coveted of all of Adidas creations. Still widely produced, the brand ascertained that its myriad of variations kept its predecessor’s DNA intact. The Adidas Samba FB, among this model’s popular versions, retains the familiar, well-loved “Samba-look.” The minimal detailing added on its silhouette, although muted and understated, however, sets this shoe apart from the rest of its kind.