Summary

We spent 8.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

10 reasons to buy

  • A lot of reviewers were satisfied with the overall comfort of the Adidas Swift Run Summer.
  • “Stylish” and “good-looking” have been used by most buyers to describe the sneaker.
  • There is an agreement amongst the majority of the buyers that the sneaker has a good fit.
  • One reviewer liked how the Adidas Swift Run Summer shoes match with a number of outfits, especially pants.
  • Another praised the flexible and breathable fabric used on the shoe.
  • Many have commented on the low top being lightweight, a definite plus point for most.
  • Top notch quality was observed by most.
  • The color combos were also a deciding factor for a lot of the purchasers, saying it was what drove them to get the Adidas Swift Run Summer.
  • The reflective laces are a nice touch, one person said.
  • One particular wearer said that the low tops were his favorite shoes and that he would repurchase another pair.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Dismay was what one person expressed after saying that the color of the sneaker wasn’t what she expected it to be in person.
  • There are limitations concerning colorways.

Bottom line

The Adidas Swift Run Summer is a low top that has been lauded to be really comfortable, especially with the Lightweight EVA midsole that it has. It is also very stylish and fashionable, a good fit with many outfits. 

The colorways though are limited to just two options and may be a drawback for some, but Adidas has also made sure that the two colors available are appealing enough to have people come back to buy a second pair.

Facts

Base model: Adidas Swift Run
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Adidas Originals
Price: $85
Colorways: Blue, Orange
Special editions: 2 special editions
Size
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A top 2% best sneaker
A top rated Adidas sneaker
It has never been more popular than this April

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The Adidas Swift Run Summer has knitted uppers that allow for a snug sock-like fit, and ultimately, an easy slip on. A lace closure system is available for the wearer to get a better fit, customizing it to what fits them best.

It is available in sizes for men ranging from 4 to 12 US. Women can also own a pair by merely converting sizes and going down a size and a half than their regular size.

When it comes to style, this kick poses great potential for wearers to look great and amazing in them. Currently, the low top comes in two different colors that contrast from one another, versatile in every way. One option is to go with the Adidas Swift Run Summer in crystal white, grey, and running white colors. The other one comes in a more vibrant color, mainly trace orange with running white tones to it. Going with either can present a lot of opportunities for the wearer.

The low top is excellent for the athleisure look and those who want something comfortable to wear on a quick errand run. It can also be great for those days when going with casual is on the agenda. The Adidas Swift Run Summer goes very well with joggers, jeans, especially skinny and cuffed ones, as well as shorts. Leggings for women have also been said to go well with the low top.

With a name like the Adidas Swift Run Summer, it is understandable that the sneaker is outfitted for the summer season. The sneaker has a streamlined shape done in a lightweight knit and has been built with a combination of a material aptly named cool-touch yarn, and a sockliner that is temperature regulated.

Adidas has always been at the front line of the sneaker game ever since its inception back in the mid-1940s. When the 70s came in, the Adidas brand was at the top of its game, an athletic shoe brand topping sales left and right. But when the 90s came in, the brand went into a slump, one that had many at the company worried.

A quick change in design was enough to bring the brand back up, and once again, put it at the front of the sneaker industry. Since then, the brand has given and provided sneakerheads with iconic shoes that many have fallen in love with. Some of its sneakers even achieved classic and the “all-time favorite” status. Despite the number of favored Adidas sneakers, the brand continues to reinvent and create new silhouettes and designs to keep things interesting.

The Adidas Swift Run Summer is something new and fresh from Adidas that utilizes designs and tech from a number of Adidas shoes, the original silhouette being the Adidas Swift Run. The OG was released in July in 2017, the Summer version following soon after that. With the Adidas Swift Run Summer, it’s inspired by classic Adidas runners, but with a laid-back sports vibe to it. The sneaker has been made to endure the hot weather, with a slew of sneaker technology to do just that.

  • The low top has a heel pull tab.
  • Evident on the sneaker is the tonal 3-Stripes.
  • The sneaker has gum rubber outsoles.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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