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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
    $75
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Fit & Sizing

The low-top Adidas SL Rise is available in US men's sizing. Some advised that it runs a tad small. They suggested adding a half size from the wearer's regular measurement to get the best possible fit. It features a conventional lace-up closure with reinforced lace eyelets that offers a secure fit. The internal bootie construction hugs the foot accordingly.

Adidas SL Rise Style

A blend of leather and double-layer woven mesh comprises the upper of the Adidas SL Rise. While it lacks embellishments that other Adidas shoes may have, this sporty low-top is a great addition to anyone's shoe rotation because of its clean-looking aesthetic. 

The unmistakable Three-Stripe branding is situated on the lateral sides that extend from the midsole up to the eyelets. Another branding that is prominently displayed is the Trefoil logo, which is seen on the tongue, heel, and outsole.

As versatile as any Adidas sneaker could be, the SL Rise is a natural match for almost any casual clothes such as joggers, denim pants and shorts. Thanks to its color schemes, users will find no issues pairing it with their lifestyle get-up. 

Notable Features

The Adidas SL Rise has a durable cupsole construction that allows exceptional support. A heavy-duty tread pattern in multiple directions is used on the outsole which provides enhanced traction. Cushioning is offered by the injected-molded EVA foam on the midsole.

Adidas SL Rise History

Adidas is recognized as one of the top manufacturers of high-quality footwear, clothing, and accessories worldwide. The Three-Stripe brand started its empire in the 1920s in Germany by Adi Dassler and his brother. Dassler designed one of the first shoes with spikes that are meant for playing soccer. Since then, the brand rose to prominence not only in the sporting world but also became a household name in lifestyle fashion.

Adidas Originals is probably the brand's most famous collection. It features a series of heritage shoes that made an impact due to its timeless style and versatility. In 2016, the Adidas SL Rise was added to the collection. Inspired by the 80s running shoes, this sneaker has classic detailing like the Trefoil branding. 

A women's variant has also been released, called the Adidas Originals SL Rise W. Utilizing the XENO technology, the brand released another iteration. The Adidas Originals SL Rise Xeno casual shoe has a snakeskin-like pattern on the upper.

Additional Info

  • Currently, the color options for the Adidas SL Rise are black, ash grey / solid grey / white, black / black / white, bluebird / black / neon orange, and black / infrared / white.
  • The regular price of this low-top is $75.