Who should buy the Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor

Revived from the Adicolor program in 1985, the Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor was unveiled in the Spring of 2016 with bold color palettes. This is definitely a must-buy if you want:

  • A unisex shoe that offers comfort and flexibility
  • A low-top sneaker that is suitable for casual clothing

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor three stripes

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor Style

The low-top Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor which is covered with bold, optimistic tones adds an aesthetic appeal to the appropriate set of casual clothing. Its minimal, sophisticated design makes this sneaker suitable to dress up or dress down, paired with monochromatic slim-fitting pants, tapered jeans, and leggings. For a bolder look, it is safe to blend this shoe with clothes that complement the shade of the sneaker.

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor upper

Adjustable lace-up closure

Just like the classic model, it comes with a lace-up closure that provides a personalized lockdown fit.

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor laces

Translucent rubber outsole

The outsole of the low-top Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor is made of translucent rubber that offers grip.

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor outsole

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor History

The Adidas Stan Smith, a low-profile tennis shoe turned lifestyle sneaker gets a fashionable update with the release of the Adicolor Pack in 2016. This most-favored, iconic Adidas silhouette known for its white leather upper and green detailing gets an attractive cover in totally bold and vibrant options.

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor collar

In 1985, Adidas came up with a funky idea called the Adicolor program, which allowed consumers to express their creativity by personalizing their sneakers. Adidas particularly marketed all-white sneakers in wooden boxes, which came with a set of colored acrylic paints, a wooden palette, and paintbrushes.

The second part was introduced the following year, a special Color Series, which had the famous 1980s The Muppets characters like Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy plus other familiar icons like Betty Boop, Trimmy, Tron, Mr. Happy, and Muhammad Ali. 

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor heel

More Adidas silhouettes received the upbeat Adicolor vibe in the coming years such as the 2010 ZX Light Run in vibrant colorways; and the 2016 Adidas Superstar in white, tonal red, and blue. Soon enough, the most-favored silhouette by Adidas is splashed with bold color palettes with the unveiling of the low-profile Stan Smith Adicolor in the Spring of 2016.

Adidas Stan Smith Adicolor lining

Facts / Specs

Base model: Adidas Stan Smith
Style: Retro, Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: Adidas Stan Smith, Adidas Originals
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole, Synthetic

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.