Who should buy the Nike React Element 55

The Nike React Element 55 wears the signature React Foam technology, giving sneakerheads a boost in mobility while staying in fashion. Buy it if:

  • Your getups work well without socks on (think athletic pants and joggers).
  • You need a smashing pair that's light and comfy at the same time.
  • Sneakers that double as trainers are what you're looking for.

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Who should NOT buy it

Skip the React Element 55 if you're quite unsure about its seemingly downgraded tongue. In its place, try the Nike Air Max 90.

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React Element 55: A real showstopper

Many customers are impressed with the vibrant colorways, deconstructed styling, and exposed stitching of the shoe.

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Pampering minus the bulk

Reviewers are pleased with the comfortable and lightweight feel of the Nike React Element 55.

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Styling convenience guaranteed

Reviewers find the Element 55 easier to style than the Nike React Element 87. Whether or not you have stylish socks on, this kick can stun onlookers easily.

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The React Element 55's worrying tongue

Testers are bothered by the thinner and more delicate composition of the featured shoe's tongue. This is in comparison to the React Element 87.

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For the fitness buff

Numerous wearers use it for workouts, thanks to its long-lasting comfort, responsive Nike React cushioning, and high shock absorption.

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Among Nike's most recommendable kicks

Overall, many customers say they will recommend the shoe to their friends and family. In other words, they got their money's worth with the Nike React Element 55.

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Shakes the arch pain away

Sneakerheads in droves say that the Nike React Element 55 has tons of arch support, making it ideal for all-day wear.

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Struggle-free on and off

A considerable number of wearers say that the shoe is quite easy to put on and off.

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The Nike React Element 55 in history

The elements are basically at the heart of the design philosophy behind the Nike React Element 55. It was dropped in late 2018 as a fitting follow-up to the bestselling and hyped Nike React Element 87, which was touted as a Sneaker of the Year contender.

The React Element 55 was named after a highly reactive element, called Cesium. This radioactive element inspired the designers to blend heritage designs with futuristic aesthetics to come up with yet another Nike hit.

Since its release, the shoe in question was seen worn by Hollywood icons. These celebs include Justin Bieber and Nike endorser Kendrick Lamar.

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Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty, Futuristic, Chunky
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Nike React Element, Nike React
Closure: Laces
Material: Mesh, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.