Summary

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5 reasons to buy

  • The majority of reviewers find the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost good looking and stylish.
  • A few purchasers emphasize how much they like the Boost sole unit of this Yeezy.
  • At least one video reviewer notes that these shoes are lighter than expected. 
  • The quality of these kicks is just simply amazing, according to a small number of reviewers. 
  • The inner and outer material feels superb on the feet, comfort-wise, according to some reviewers.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some reviewers perceive the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost, like other Yeezy models, too expensive.
  • These Yeezys are hard to obtain because of the limited releases.

Bottom line

The Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost is Kanye West’s first-ever signature sneaker from Adidas. It is one of the most popular and highly coveted sneakers ever created. It is very expensive relative to most sneakers out on the market to date, and its limited availability makes its resell price even higher.

Overall, it still sells out not only because of its popularity and stylish look but also because of its comfort brought about by premium materials and the Boost sole.

Facts

Top: High
Inspired from: Casual
Collaboration: Kanye West
Collection: Adidas Yeezy
Closure: Laces, Strap, Zipper
Designer: Kanye West
Material: Suede, Rubber Sole, EVA
Technology: Boost
Features: Orthotic friendly
Price: $350
Colorways: Black, Brown, Purple
Size
Small True to size Large
Fit
Tight Loose
Support
Neutral Stable
Flexibility
Stiff Flexible
Breathability
Warm Breathable
Cushioning
Firm Plush
Durability 7/10
Comfort 9/10
Traction 7/10
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Rankings

A top 10% best sneaker
A top rated Adidas sneaker
A popular pick
It has never been more popular than this January

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The Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost has a minimized construction with ample support and foot protection, including ankle support with its high-top structure. The laces can be adjusted to allow a snugger fit depending on the wearer’s preference, while the zipper closure along the side provides a locked-in and secure fit. 

Just one look at the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost and anyone would know that it is not one of those average sneakers. It is a high-top sneaker with a futuristic design in a high-quality full suede or nubuck upper and Boost sole unit. It fits a bit relaxed on the collar, so its style can be maximized when paired with jeans or jogger pants.

  Nike Air Yeezy vs. Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost

Prior to Kanye’s controversial move to the Three Stripes brand, Kanye had a contract with its rival which released the Nike Air Yeezy. Although displaying the same high-top silhouette and midfoot Velcro strap as the Yeezy 750 Boost, the Nike Air Yeezys clearly opted for a more daring approach.

This apparent difference in Kanye’s Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost vs. Nike Yeezy also signifies the rapper’s transition from his late 2000 style to his early 2010 aesthetic - from bold and maximal to basic and minimal.

Styling-wise, the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost is easier to pair than the Nike version for obvious reasons. Consumers could ultimately decide whether they want a more eye-catching, statement-making everyday ensemble via the Nike Air Yeezy or if they want a more versatile-looking kick to match with more outfit choices via the Yeezy 750 Boost.

One of the most coveted, limited, and hyped sneakers is the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost. It stands out from the rest of other sneakers not only for a single notable feature, but because its entirety is a total eye-catcher. It has this cleat-like minimized construction that secures fit through a full-length zipper along the side secured further by a Velcro strap closure on top, round rope shoelaces, and a dynamic midfoot Velcro strap. Another distinctive feature is the perforated vamp that allows feet ventilation.

In 2013, recording artist and footwear designer Kanye West ended his five-year collaboration with Nike and started a new one with its competitor, Adidas. The main reason was that Adidas not only allow him to have full control over the shoe designs, but it also gives him royalties from the sales of the shoes.

The Yeezy 750 Boost is the first sneaker that Kanye West has designed for the Three Stripes since the 2013 collaboration’s official announcement.

The first colorway, the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost light brown/carbon white – light brown, released initially on February 14, 2015, in 9,000 pairs and sold out immediately within 10 minutes. It is a high-top sneaker with a full suede upper sitting atop a white Boost sole. It also features a distinctive dynamic midfoot strap, a perforated vamp, and a full zipper closure on the lateral side. In less than two years, three other colorways of the Yeezy 750 Boost were released in limited quantities and at $350 retail price.

The "Triple Black" is the second colorway for this Yeezy, which was released later in 2015. Unlike the first one, the Boost sole unit on this colorway is in black that matches the upper for a monochromatic look.

The third colorway released on June 11, 2016 - the Yeezy 750 Boost “Glow in the Dark”. It features a light gray nubuck upper instead of suede, a similar light gray midfoot Velcro strap, and a glow in the dark gum rubber outsole.

The last colorway released is the “Chocolate” colorway, which released on October 15, 2016. The upgraded silhouette features a premium, deconstructed nubuck upper that makes the shoe flimsier but easier to wear, and a gum rubber outsole. The gum rubber outsole on this colorway, however, does not glow in the dark.

  • Several celebrities have been spotted wearing the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost such as Kris Jenner, Kanye West, The Game, Big Sean, Travis Scott, and 2 Chainz.
  • The Velcro strap on the midfoot of these shoes discreetly features Adidas brandings. The underside of the right shoe’s strap shows a small Adidas Trefoil logo, while the letters “YZY” short for Yeezy is found on the underside of the left foot strap. The inner end of the underside of both straps features the iconic Adidas Three Stripes.
  • The insoles are removable.
  • These shoes also include an extra set of shoelaces and dust bags for each shoe.

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