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9 reasons to buy

  • Several buyers applaud the stylish and fashion-forward design of the Adidas Yung 96 Chasm sneaker.
  • The majority of the impressed reviewers praise the comfort level of this sneaker.
  • Adidas retails this chunky kick at a reasonable price range.
  • A significant number of followers enjoy the superb arch support of this revamped Yung 96 model.
  • Despite its chunky silhouette, this model is impressively lightweight, many buyers have shared.
  • Some reviewers enjoy the bulky sole that adds a few inches to their heights.
  • The Yung 96 Chasm of Adidas is a highly recommended pair by a handful of users.
  • Some users share that they consider the materials used in this pair as "premium."
  • Not many online buyers note that this shoe looks better in the actual.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A couple of critics complain that the Yung 96 Chasm of the Adidas Originals has poor ventilation.

Bottom line

Adidas turned its attention to the popular Yung 96 silhouette and updated it with a new look. The Yung 96 Chasm displays bold, unconventional flair that closely captured the rebellious spirit of the 90s fashion. Moreover, premium materials utilized delivers superb comfort and ample support for day-long strutting. 

Despite its trendy appeal that is comparable to the exorbitant Yeezys, this sneaker retails at a very affordable price range. A practical choice for buyers hunting for trendy pair without breaking their budget.

Facts

Base model: Adidas Yung-96
Style: Dad, Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Adidas Yung
Closure: Laces
Material: EVA, Leather, Mesh, Rubber Sole
Technology: Torsion
Price: $100
Colorways: Black, Blue
Special editions: 1 special editions
Size
Small True to size Large
Fit
Tight Loose
Support
Neutral Stable
Flexibility
Stiff Flexible
Breathability
Warm Breathable
Cushioning
Firm Plush
Durability 8/10
Comfort 8/10
Traction 7/10
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This low-top Adidas Yung 96 Chasm is offered in men's sizing. It has the conventional lace-up fastening system for a custom fit. This sneaker has a textile lining and lightweight EVA midsole for added comfort and support.

This update to the retro-inspired Yung 96 is another hot item to flaunt in the city streets. Although it looks quite the same as its ancestor, Adidas added dynamic overlays on the midfoot panel for that futuristic appeal. For continuity, the brand retained the chunky outsole of its predecessor.

This model is presented in several colorways ranging from simple to complex. Few of the most popular hues are the core black/semi coral, tech ink/soft vision/hi-resolution yellow, core black/carbon, core black/semi coral/solar red, and /flash orange/active gold/hi-resolution aqua.

This dad sneaker can be worn in multiple ways. A pair of ankle pants with a woven plaid sweater will look more striking when paired with the Yung 96 Chasm. For a real head-turner look, oversized tees and ripped jeans can also be matched up with the Yung 96 Chasm. For a flashy look, black trench coat and dark-colored jeans are a surefire deadly combination.

The bold and vibrant upper of the Adidas Originals Yung 96 Chasm delivers striking flair many onlookers enjoy. This sneaker borrowed design elements from the 90s running kick while adding fresh details for the modern-day fashion. It is made of mesh base with a premium suede wavy accent, giving that authentic dad sneaker appeal. 

Enjoying the success of the 90s EQT models, Adidas launched another silhouette that bears the Torsion System and dubbed it as Falcon Dorf. This model got its moniker after the small town near the headquarters of Adidas, the Falkendorf, and internationalized it into Falcon Dorf.

In 2017, Three Stripes took certain elements from the Falcon Dorf and remodeled it into a modern version called Yung-1. The Adidas Yung-1 was launched by Till Jagla, Adidas Originals' Senior Director of Concept. This sneaker bears the classic Falcon Dorf elements, creating a perfect dad sneakers look. The chunky midsole is made of lightweight EVA midsole with a mix of suede and mesh on its upper.

Because of its stylish cues, the Yung-1 was further updated with eccentric details in the mold of Adidas Yung 96. It has smoother edges dressed in color-blocking hues. This follow-up version flaunts the daring bulky midsole with Torsion Stabilizing System, the same as its predecessor.

In June 2019, Three Stripes introduced the follow-up model of Yung 96 with the "Chasm" tagline. The Adidas Yung 96 Chasm displays a modified set of panels while the sole was left untouched. The brand added wave-like overlays on its mesh base.

  • The Adidas Yung 96 Chasm has the Stabilizing Torsion System that provides a high level of support and stability on foot.
  • Its rubber outsole delivers superb traction and grip on various surfaces.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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