Our verdict


Among Adidas’creations, Stan Smith is considered one of the most iconic Adidas sneakers as well as the most influential. Revamped with a lightweight inventive fabric, the Stan Smith Primeknit now boasts appealing aesthetics and improved comfort. This Adidas Stan Smith shoe remains popular among those on the lookout for breathable and flexible summer and spring shoes.


  • Lightweight
  • Breathable
  • Retro style
  • Variety of colorways
  • Easy on-off
  • Fits with any outfit
  • Durable
  • Easy to clean


  • A bit narrow
  • Flimsy upper
  • Slipped off easily

Who should buy the Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit

A great pair has now come into detail. The Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit is a great choice for everyone who:

  • Loves retro style
  • Considers durability as this shoe has a rubber sole
  • Wants a shoe that has excellent breathability
  • Looks for a shoe with cotton and flat lace

Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit logo

Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit style

Rocking the Stan Smiths during summer is now possible with this iteration.

Crafted with a Primeknit upper, wearers' feet felt relaxed and comfy all day long even during the hottest of weather.

Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit upper

Its Ortholite sock liner, which wicks away moisture, also ensures keeping the feet dry and odor-free.

Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit liner

Unique features of Stan Smith Primeknit

Similar to the original Stan Smith, this shoe is noticed for its unadorned yet visually-attractive design that shows minimal Adidas branding.

To top it off, the foot-hugging, single-piece Primeknit material on this version adds appeal to the shoe’s already distinguishable silhouette.

Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit silhouette

This tech also makes this sneaker ultralight and gives it adaptive support and superior comfort.

Regarding underfoot satisfaction, the rubber cupsole of the Adidas Originals Stan Smith Primeknit provides reliable grip and traction.

Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit sole

History of Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit

The Adidas Stan Smith Primeknit is one of the modern interpretations of the former Three Stripes court trainer, the Adidas Stan Smith.

This ex-tennis court classic has turned into an all-time favorite casual sneaker dressed in various upper colors and materials that sits alongside other much favored timeless styles such as the Adidas SambaAdidas Forest Hills, and Adidas City Series.

It was only in the year 1978 that the shoe was officially named the “Stan Smith.”