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Contoured with a women-specific shoe template and a foot-hugging knitted mesh upper, the low-top Adidas Ultima Motion is offered at a relatively perfectly sized makeup which is available in women’s sizes from 5 to 11 US.

The laces, either in rope or flat style and looped through stretchy hoops, allow you to cinch this shoe according to your desired fit. Its elastic collar and forgiving façade grant carefree slip on and off.

Adidas has found another charming way to get your feet strapped with the Ultimamotion’s form-fitting cleatie contour wrapped with a playful lacing on top. Dressed with soft knitted fabric, this low-top sneaker gives you the freedom to get smartly styled with its array of two-toned designs. For an all-around, easy-going vibe, you may trade your present neutral shaded kicks with the Adidas Ultimamotion’s carbon/carbon/core black or cloud white/ cloud white/ grey colorways.

If you feel like giving your usual run-of-the-mill tight tracksuits, leggings, jeans, shorts, and denim skirts a tasteful spin, you may opt for other two-toned hues like the dark blue Legend Ink/Legend Ink/Hi-Res Aqua, blueish-green Hi-Res Aqua/Hi-Res Aqua/Core Black, maroonish Mystery Ruby/Core Black/Cloud white, and pinkish grey Light Granite/Light Granite/Clear Brown.

The Adidas Ultimamotion is a clincher for its winsome minimalistic appearance, lightweight sock-like structure, well supportive Cloudfoam midsole, and a grippy outsole. It resembles the soft knitted upper of the Adidas Cloudfoam Ultimate but with the addition of speed laces and the sole tooling minus the cutouts. It is also similar to the Ultimate Fusion sneaker or called merely Ultimafusion, without the welded Three-Stripes branding on the sides.

Adidas Ultimamotion joins other lifestyle sneakers under the Three-Stripes’ Sport Inspired segment such as the Ultimafusion, Questar x BYD, Run 70s Shoes, Daily 2.0, Courtset, among others. This division was formerly labeled as Adidas NEO, a name that’s synonymous to “new” as it caters fresh styles since it was formed in 2009.

The NEO sub-label initially manufactured sports-specific designs before crossing over into the production of lifestyle footwear and apparel. This segment taps the younger consumers that have the desire to plunge into trendy casual wear and athleisure looks. Eventually, the NEO tag was renamed as the Sports Inspired label wherein its products are influenced by tennis, basketball, and running.

In 2015, this lifestyle sportswear department introduced a cushioning technology called the Cloudfoam (CF). The Cloudfoam comfort-oriented midsole was initially seen in the Adidas NEO Cloudfoam, a laceless, slip-on variety, and the tennis-inspired sneaker named Adidas Team Court.

The Cloudfoam is a modified EVA compound made of a soft, pliable surface that makes daily grind a lot manageable. Several designs that flash the Cloudfoam feature came out in the coming years such as the Cloudfoam Ultimate, Cloudfoam Pure Shoes, Cloudfoam Refine Adapt, Cloudfoam Advantage Adapt, plus a lot more. The Ultimamotion, which is sometimes called Ultimate Motion, is among the most recent drops made with a minimal arrangement.

  • Its TPU heel cage grants support.
  • Some of the colorways are designed with repeated Adidas wordmark on the laces.
  • Its sockliner is made of Cloudfoam Ultimate which molds to the shape of the foot for optimal step-in comfort.
  • Adidas logotype appears on the heel.
  • It comes with a uniquely styled back pull tab which is the same as the design on the Adidas Ultimafusion.


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Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.