Who should buy the Adidas ZX 22 Boost

Get this pair if:

  • you are looking for a dad shoe that looks stylish and has good color combinations
  • you want an eco-friendly sneaker as an addition to your Adidas Boost collection
  • sneakers with good stability to respond to your every move are what you prefer

Adidas ZX 22 Boost 3 stripes

Who should not buy it

Avoid the Adidas ZX 22 Boost if you prefer lightweight dad shoes. Adidas Ozweego and Adidas ZX 1K Boost are great alternatives for that. If you also prefer a running-inspired sneaker with a slimmer profile, try the Adidas Retropy E5

Adidas ZX 22 Boost toe area

Wide footers: size up!

Sneakerheads testified that the Adidas ZX 22 Boost fits true to size. However, it doesn't have much width according to some so it is advisable for wide footers to go a half size up.

Adidas ZX 22 Boost midsole

Dreamy comfort of Adidas ZX 22 Boost

“Comfort is superb” is how one sneaker fan describes this shoe. Another fan also said that it “feels like walking on a pair of dreams”. This kick is super comfortable straight out of the box thanks to its excellent cushioning and soft linings.

Adidas ZX 22 Boost tongue

Wait! There’s more!

The Adidas ZX 22 Boost features a Jet Boost and EVA midsoles that according to several sneaker enthusiasts, add more comfort and stability to the shoe. It also has good shock absorption that combines them all, making this sneaker suitable for long walks and short runs. One claimed it saying, "I’m on my feet all night at work, comfortable until the morning.”

Adidas ZX 22 Boost insole

Adidas ZX 22 Boost: never miss high quality

Several people claimed that the quality of this pair is top-notch. Some loved the different materials being used which surely last and withstand everyday use for walking and running.

Adidas ZX 22 Boost side

Feel tall with the Adidas ZX 22 Boost

A few verified buyers have mentioned that this sneaker gives some extra height which they all loved. “It adds a solid inch or so to my height and it makes me feel taller,” commented one sneaker fan.

Adidas ZX 22 Boost outsole

Made to help save the planet

Quite a number of sneakerheads are pleased with the materials used in making the Adidas ZX 22 Boost. 25% of the upper of this shoe is composed of 50% contents that are generated from production wastes.

Adidas ZX 22 Boost heel

Bulky with add-ons on its weight

A few are not happy that these shoes are bulky and look big on their feet. Some also noted that it is heavy. Given its 15.9 oz weight and 11.5 oz as the average weight of all Adidas running-inspired sneakers, this iteration is quite heavy. 

Adidas ZX 22 Boost laces

Adidas ZX 22 Boost and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 700

A significant number of kicksters and sneaker experts commented that this model resembles the wave runners Adidas Yeezy Boost 700. “Looks a lot like the Yeezy 700,” stated one fan. One expert also mentioned that it is just as comfortable as the 700s yet, it “doesn't burn a hole in your pocket.” If you are looking for an affordable sneaker that looks and feels like the Yeezy Boost 700, Adidas ZX 22 Boost is a perfect alternative.

Facts / Specs

Style: Dad, Retro, Chunky, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Adidas Zx
Closure: Laces
Material: Mesh, Suede, EVA, Rubber Sole, Textile / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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Sheena is a wordsmith turned sneaker addict. Her sneaker fixation intensified as her passion for writing grew. A hands-on mom of two sweet yet spunky kids (plus three dogs and two cats), she finds solitude in leafing through shoe catalogs to find the next "it" sneaker. Scrutinizing hugely popular and underrated kicks is her favorite pastime.