Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
Good to know
As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
Good to know
Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
Good to know
If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
Adidas Stan Smith Reflective History
First brought into existence in the 60s, the Stan Smith came from the bright mind of Horst Dassler – Adi Dassler’s son. The shoe was originally named after a different tennis player, Robert Haillet, but Adidas decided to change its name after a new endorser named Stan Smith in 1971.
The shoe’s simplistic design proved to be a hit through the decades and has been named the best-selling shoe in sneaker history. Different brands and designers have reinterpreted the Stan Smith in many different ways throughout the years, eventually sealing its place as a streetwear staple.
In 2014, one of the various iterations released is crafted with a fully reflective 3M upper called the Stan Smith Reflective. It is equipped with the same classic design and is available in different colorways
Adidas Stan Smith Reflective Style
Just like its predecessor, the Adidas Stan Smith Reflective is versatile yet stylish at the same time. It goes with tailored suits just as well as it pairs with a crazy designed denim pants. But its true character is revealed during nighttime when light hits the shoe wherein it gives off a pop of light, which could add a fun twist to anyone’s nighttime ensemble.
Fit & Sizing
The Adidas Stan Smith Reflective is offered in men and women’s sizing. The guys can choose from sizes 4 to 13 and the girls can choose from sizes 5 to 14. It retains its predecessor’s comfortable fit and feel.
The Adidas Stan Smith Reflective’s upper is crafted from a soft leather upper with the reflective 3M material. The Stan Smith’s signature 3-stripe perforation detailing can still be seen on both sides of the shoe. Its tongue is made from comfortable melded mesh with the Stan Smith logo on it.
The shoe utilizes rope laces with reflective 3M accents for its traditional lace-up closure. The heel patch is crafted from snakeskin with the brand’s Trefoil logo on it. The shoe has a padded collar and EVA midsole for comfort and cushioning. Lastly, the outsole is made of rubber.
- The shoe is offered in medium width.
- It comes with an extra pair of laces.
- The Adidas Stan Smith Reflective in the tonal black colorway features black stitching in the midsole, seen from the midfoot to the forefoot of the shoe.