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  • 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
    $100
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Fit & Sizing

The Adidas Originals released the Tobacco model exclusively in men's sizes from 5 to 13 US in medium width. Even though this pair runs true to size, some complained about its tad narrow width. Thus, few recommend buying half size up than the buyer's regular size for a more pleasant city cruising with the Adidas Tobacco.

This shoe features a lace-up closure with tonal cotton flat laces for a personalized, secure fit. The inner is lined with leather material, and the collar is well-cushioned for the added comfort.

Adidas Tobacco Style

The low-top Adidas Tobacco features timeless design existed since the late 70s. This iconic silhouette is dressed in premium brushed suede and embellished with serrated leather Three-Stripe, toe suede overlay, and premium leather inner lining.

Aside from the timeless profile, this shoe displays eye-catching muted fall toned colorways that are easy to style. The brand finished the entire look with a leather heel tab and textured retro gum rubber sole.

Most buyers style their Adidas Tobacco with any casual guise like all-day city strolling, going to work, or having a laidback night out. Most of them don this shoe with their jeans, joggers, shorts, activewear and some even with their trousers.

Notable Features

The Adidas Tobacco displays a real iconic silhouette that has stood the test of time. It has the noteworthy brushed suede upper for the added texture and character. Meanwhile, the classic rubber gumsole creates depths and authentic retro vibe and serves as the signature feature of this shoe.

Adidas Tobacco History

Since its inception, Adidas hasn't stopped in providing quality sporting goods. From the tracks to the city pavements, the Three Stripes earned its spot in the cultural history of the British and Americans. The brand holds innumerable classic silhouettes that serve as the blueprints of current day's reincarnation courtesy of the sub-brand called the Adidas Originals.

The Adidas Tobacco was initially introduced in 1978 and was inspired by the heritage models Adidas Gazelle and Adidas Samba and bears similarities with the Adidas City Series, specifically the London. The brand derived its name from the tobacco leaf's color palette. This shoe displays the typical silhouette during the 70s - suede round-toe with the toe overlay and durable rubber gumsole.

Through the years, the Adidas Tobacco has undergone several modifications and reissues to cater various tastes and preferences. This classic has secured its spot as an iconic trainer and a real symbol of Three Stripes' unmatched ability to design stylish and functional footwear.

After almost 40 years since it was initially introduced, the brand re-launched the Tobacco with subtle updates in the details while maintaining its prototype's elements. Adidas kept the iconic features like the brushed suede heel, leather heel tab, and the stitched Tobacco insignia on the tongue for the throwback vibe. This silhouette has maintained its low-key class as the gentleman's sneaker.

Additional Info

  • The Adidas Tobacco has the Ortholite sockliner that avoids the odor formation that keeps the feet fresh and comfortable.
  • It has the Trefoil logo with the Adidas Tobacco typescript printed on the tongue.
  • The iconic gumsole has a tread pattern on the heel and toe to provide superb traction.
  • Perforations are found alongside the iconic three stripes to provide ventilation.
  • It has serrated eyestay to better hold and reinforce the laces at the same time enhances the overall style.

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