Verdict from 10 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • With a sleek and high-fashion silhouette, the Adidas Type 0-2  is worth the price, says most of the reviewers.
  • Some commenters appreciate semi-transparent soles that come with the off-white colorway.
  • With the right size, the Type 0-2 sneaker from Adidas  fits comfortably, according to some reviewers.
  • Many women are happy that the shoe came in small sizes so they can cop theirs. 
  • The leather upper gives the silhouette a clean look.
  • The Adidas Type 0-2  can be paired with anything which is appreciated by most people. 
  • Some reviewers say that they get compliments every time they wear the shoes.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some are disappointed that the sole design is similar to what Adidas designer, Rick Owens design.
  • The shoe takes too long to put on and take off, mentions some commenters.

Bottom line

After the success of the OAMC x Adidas Type O-1 collection, the duo is back with another one, the Adidas Type O-2. This time, it contains a silhouette of Adidas originals with contemporary aesthetics that will likely seek the attention of sneakerheads. With a clean and smooth leather upper that will make the wearer stand out.

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Good to know

Although the Type O-2 collection only caters to men’s sizing, the ladies can also sport it with the shoe’s modern appeal. The shoe features a leather upper that can offer just the right breathability and is believed to deliver durability. With a lace-up closure system, one can get a personal fit for the right amount of snug.

The Adidas Type O-2 features a tennis-inspired look with chunky midsoles that make it look more of a dad shoe. With it’s sleek and glossy upper, the shoe appears to be hybrid and more expensive than it actually is. 

The famous Adidas Stan Smith’s upper is taken inspiration for the kick’s minimal upper juxtaposed with heavy details midsole from the Supercourt RX. The shoe is available in off-white and in a mint green colorways that can be paired with any outfit. With this shoe on, anyone can likely achieve a high-fashion street-style look. 

For casual street style, the shoe can be worn a light washed boyfriend jeans and a loose printed t-shirt tucked in front for the ladies. For men, pair khaki jeans with a white shirt layered with a denim jacket. For dressier occasions, the shoe with a black bodycon midi dress would make a statement. For the guys, black straight cut jeans with a short sleeve button down shot with a blazer will do. 

The Type O-2 takes inspiration from two of Adidas’ iconic shoes making it appear like the originals. It has an upper that’s luxurious and sophisticated at the same time. The modern trend of street style fashion lovers will likely go head over heels with the bold soles of this sneaker.  With two creative brands’ joint effort, this fresh kick is odds-on promising to all the sneakerheads.

During the ‘60s and ‘70s, Adidas became one of the most successful activewear. However, following the death of Adi Dassler, its founder, it went through a rough time. But in the mid-’90s, it paved its way to recovery; it was once again a successful entity.  Since then, the three stripes have had a lot of successful collaborations with different entities. 

On the other hand, the men’s wear brand, OAMC launched in 2013 headed Luke Meier and Arnaud Faeh. Both of the founders have worked with giant streetwear brands, Supreme and Carhartt WIP. Henceforward, the brand has been releasing high-quality apparel and collaborating with big brands, including Supreme. 

In 2019, Adidas Originals and OAMC announced their first collaborative collection, the Type O - 1. After the said collection flourished, they decided to reimagine it for the second time. The fresh collection is called Type O - 2.

  • The Adidas Type O - 2 has another version with a rubber upper.
  • Extra laces come with the shoes. 

Rankings

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Bottom 24% Adidas sneakers
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Popularity

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Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com