Verdict from 61 user reviews

10 reasons to buy

  • Most people who reviewed the Adidas Veritas Mid mentioned how comfortable on the feet the shoe is.
  • Several buyers cited the Fit Foam insoles inside the shoe as soft and cushiony.
  • Many reviewers praised the shoe’s aesthetics and used the words “fire,” “killer shoes,” and “dope” to describe it. 
  • The shoe feels lightweight, according to a number of testers. They said that the shoe could hardly be felt when worn.
  • Several buyers reported that the shoe is breathable and feels good on the feet.
  • They recommended the mid top footwear for walking, running, or going to the gym.
  • The shoe’s colors were as pictured.
  • According to some customers, the shoe is true to size when it comes to length.
  • A few individuals found the mid-top shoe durable. 
  • A pleased buyer was happy to note that the shoe has a thin but firm padding on the tongue which he likes.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Several buyers found that the shoe runs narrow.
  • A few people said the Adidas Veritas Mid does not provide any ankle support.
  • Some customers reported that the shoe creases easily.

Bottom line

Lightweight, breathable, stylish, and comfortable are some of the best ways to describe a shoe, and the Adidas Veritas Mid is all four. On top of that, the Veritas Mid has many exciting colorways to choose from. The downside is that the shoe runs narrow and is slightly hard to clean. It also does not have adequate ankle support.

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Good to know

The Adidas Veritas Mid is a seamless shoe that is offered in men’s sizes ranging from 7.5 to 13. The shoe is a bit narrow according to reviewers which buyers might be wise to take note of.

This basketball-inspired mid top has a casual athletic design that would go well with selvedge denim. Top it off with a shirt and letter jacket for a sporty look.

The Adidas Veritas Mid utilizes the FitFoam footbed technology to provide the wearer with comfort and an individualized fit. The sleek silhouette is nicely rounded off with a floating three stripe logo, a concealed lacing system, and contrasting back straps.

The Adidas Veritas Mid traces its history back to the Forum Hi, a hugely popular basketball shoe and one of the most celebrated silhouettes by Adidas. The Forum was initially released in 1984. It was the first Adidas basketball trainer to be available in both high and low top variations. It had a hook and loop ankle strap, pivot point outsole, and perforated accents on the toebox and sides.

The Adidas Veritas Mid was released on November 6, 2014, the same year and month as the OG of the Forum was reissued for its 30th anniversary. The Veritas Mid deconstructed features of the Forum and added new details, turning it into a more contemporary, lighter, and minimalist version of the latter.

The new streamlined silhouette featured floating three stripes, contrasting back strap, and a concealed lacing system. The shoe debuted in two variations: the first model had a woven upper and an EVA outsole while the second used a photo-printed nylon satin upper and a translucent outsole. Both iterations had snakeskin details on the floating three stripes, back strap, and tongue.

The shoe has since been released in various colorways and print designs.

  • The Adidas Veritas Mid features a hidden lacing system and seamless constructed upper.
  • A comfortable EVA midsole gives the shoe lightweight cushioning.
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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.

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