Verdict from +100 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • The majority of purchasers were very pleased with the comfort and lightness of these shoes. 
  • These shoes perfectly fit with enough room in the toe box, according to several purchasers.
  • These are great looking shoes that can be worn with different looks, casual or not, as mentioned by numerous purchasers.
  • A few number of reviewers claimed that these shoes have nice colors.
  • Many reviewers appreciate the affordable price of these shoes.
  • Some users said that they would highly recommend this product.
  • The majority of reviewers were also delighted that they received their pairs as expected. 

2 reasons not to buy

  • One reviewer did not specifically like the heel cage detail on the Adidas ZX Flux ADV.
  • Another reviewer’s only complaint was that these shoes get dirty easily.

Bottom line

Those looking for a comfortable and lightweight shoe should definitely consider one of the iterations of the iconic Adidas ZX Flux from the ZX Series – the Adidas ZX Flux ADV.

It has a minimalist and stylish look that is appreciated by most of its users. With the said features, in addition to its affordable price, there is no reason to doubt why the majority of purchasers are left satisfied with these shoes.

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Good to know

The Adidas ZX Flux ADV is available in men’s sizes ranging from size 4.5 to 14.5 in D – Medium width. These shoes have a traditional lace closure for adjustable and snug fit and a TPU-welded heel cage for added protection, support, and stability. There is also a pull tab on the heel which makes it easier to put on.

An updated look of the iconic Adidas ZX Flux, the ADV version has a much lower structure and a slimmer silhouette. Generally, it has the same design principles as the ZX Flux but is more refined, modern, and sophisticated. It can easily complete any casual look as it looks good with jeans, pants, or shorts.

What makes this ADV version distinctive of the iconic Adidas ZX Flux are a few minor design tweaks.  This version exhibits a pull tab on the heel, which is one feature missing from the original. Although both the ZX Flux and ZX Flux ADV have a low-top structure, the ADV version's structure is noticeably much lower.

Loyal Adidas fans, or sneaker fans in general, would know about the Adidas ZX Series. It is one of Adidas’ most important line up of shoes that has been going around since the ‘80s.  It was in the year 2014 when the Adidas launched a new addition to its iconic ZX Series – the Adidas ZX Flux.

Although the ZX Series started with a line-up of technologically advanced running shoes for every kind of runners there are, the ZX Flux is like a breath of fresh air for being the first one in the series that balances running performance and street style. Exhibiting the DNA of the original, it made use of the modern technology and retained only the essential features from the original like the TPU heel cage and the Torsion System technology. The upper is also re-engineered by utilizing a one-piece material.  

Since it released, the Adidas ZX Flux received lots of variations from patterned and printed uppers to a few design tweaks without losing the design principles of the original. One of these is the Adidas ZX Flux ADV – a much slimmer and lower silhouette than its predecessors with additional features like the pull tab on the heel. Other variations of the popular ZX Flux silhouette include the ZX Flux Prism, the ZX Flux Ocean, the ZX Flux Multicolor, the ZX Flux Camo, the ZX Flux ADV Verve, the ZX Flux Plus, and much more.

  • Aside from the two-tone one-piece mesh upper with knit-like feel, the Adidas ZX Flux ADV also features the Three Stripes along the sides in a welded TPU material. There is also an injected EVA midsole for lightweight cushioning, a webbing heel loop strap, and a rubber outsole.
  • The Adidas Trefoil logo is visible on the tongue.
  • This version is available for customization and personalization on the Adidas’ official website.


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