Fit & Sizing
The Adidas Seeley Decon is available in men’s sizes ranging from 5 to 13 in D Medium width. Offered as well are half sizes. The low-top profile of this skateboarding shoe allows flexible foot movement while providing minimal support. The traditional lace-up closure is adjustable to give a customized fit, while the vulcanized rubber outsole allows precise board feel and flexibility.
Adidas Seeley Decon Style
The Adidas Seeley Decon is a low-top shoe based on the Adidas Seeley skate shoe. The "Decon" in the name stands for "deconstructed," which means that a few parts of the upper were stripped off to come up with a lighter and more flexible profile that suits the skate parks as well as the streets from day to night.
Like the original Seeley, this iteration features a premium suede upper that offers durability while strutting a minimal and clean look that suits any wardrobe. Finishing the look are the Three Stripes reinforcements on the side and the contrasting heel tab in leather material.
Sneaker designs in the current market often include deconstructed iterations of popular sneakers. And the Adidas Seeley, a popular skate shoe from the Three Stripes, is no exception as it received the Adidas Seeley Decon iteration.
The Seely Decon is low-top shoe features an all-suede upper accented with leather reinforcements on the sides in the form of Three Stripes branding and the heel tab. Like the original Seeley, it features a vulcanized rubber outsole that stands out for two reasons – the gum material and the pivot points for flexibility while allowing precise board feel.
Adidas Seeley Decon History
Established in 1998 under the Adidas Originals is the Adidas Skateboarding line, which comprises footwear, apparel, and accessories specifically focused on skateboarding. It includes one of the brand’s most popular line of skate shoes, the Adidas Seeley.
Designed based on a boat shoe and inspired by the famous football shoe Adidas Gazelle, the Seeley features a low-top construction, durable suede upper, and a vulcanized rubber outsole fit for skateboarding. First released in 2011, it now has several colorways and iterations with the likes of the Adidas Seeley Essentials, the Adidas Seeley Premier, the Adidas Seeley Premier Classified, and the Adidas Seeley Decon among many others.
The deconstructed version, otherwise known as the Adidas Seeley Decon, debuted in 2015 as a low-top skate shoe fit for lifestyle use. It follows the original Seeley shoe’s profile, but the upper was even made more minimal by tweaking a few design details. It has a clean-looking suede upper that offers durability and lightweight feel, rope-like laces, Three Stripes on the sides, heel tab accent in contrasting leather, and a vulcanized rubber outsole with pivot points and Vector-traction.
- The Adidas Seeley Decon also features a vulcanized rubber outsole with Vector-traction and pivot point, which gives a better board feel and excellent traction.
- The EVA sockliner offers cushioning and support.
- The Adidas Trefoil logo is presented on the tongue.