Facts

  • 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.

  • Collaboration

    Good to know

    A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.

  • 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
    $350
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Summary

We spent 7.2 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The majority of reviewers found the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost good looking and stylish.
  • A few purchasers emphasized how they liked the Boost sole unit of this Yeezy.
  • One video reviewer noted that these shoes are lighter than expected. He said that he did not mind the extra weight considering its premium materials and high-top construction.
  • The quality of these kicks is just simply amazing, according to a small number of video reviewers. Some said that they wear these often, but these hold up nicely.
  • The inner and outer material feels superb on the feet, comfort-wise, according to one video reviewer.

5 reasons not to buy

  • Some reviewers perceived the Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost, like other Yeezy models, too expensive.
  • Several purchasers hoped for more colorway options for these shoes.
  • Some reviewers said that this is not the kind of shoe that functions as a go-to, everyday shoe.
  • These Yeezys are hard to obtain because of the limited releases.
  • Several reviewers noted that these shoes run about a full size big, so it is advisable to get these in a half or a full size smaller than the normal size.

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 sold out not only because of its popularity and stylish look but also because of its comfort brought about by the premium materials and the Boost sole.

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Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost History

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 on 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 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.

Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost Style

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.

Fit & Sizing

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. 

The Yeezy 750 Boost is available in men’s sizes ranging from size 6 to 13 in Standard width. The first two colorway releases of these shoes are made available only in full sizing. However, later colorway releases eventually include half sizes.

Notable Features

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 boot-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.

Additional Info

  • 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.