Size and fit

The low-top Onitsuka Tiger Delegation EX sneakers are unisex model offered in men's range. It uses the traditional lacing system that can be easily adjusted according to the preference of the wearers. This sneaker was inserted with moisture-wicking Ortholite sockliner keeping the feet dry even during the warm days. The Flytefoam Propel technology, meanwhile, is an energetic foam formulation that features a unique elastomer compound that delivers a bouncy feel.

Onitsuka Tiger Delegation EX Style

The Delegation EX from Onitsuka Tiger displays a fresh perspective on the classic Mexico silhouette, added with cutting edge technology to make it more comfortable. It presents a style perfect for urban athletes and elite gamers.

The brand offers this in several colorways. The most popular are the black, cream/cilantro, white/electric blue, fiery red/black, peacoat/cream, and classic red/white.

There are several ways on how to make the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico Delegation EX fashionable on feet. A pair of beige bottoms and a blue denim jacket give a sartorial yet casual look. For comfort with a twist look, pair this model with a dark-hued crew neck sweater and black chinos.

Notable Features

The Onitsuka Tiger Delegation EX casual sneaker displays a design from the classic collection of the brand, modernized for the current market. The upper was inspired by the Delegation iteration contemporized with the Flyfoam Propel midsole and rubber sponge on its outsole. These technologies not only update the look of the vintage model but also provides lightweight cushioning and bouncy, shock-absorbing feel. 

Onitsuka Tiger Delegation EX History

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 was unveiled to the public in 1968 during the Olympic Parde of Nations. It was the first Onitsuka Tiger sneaker that wore the brand's signature stripe, which is also seen in ASICS sneakers until today. 

The brand, later on, re-created and launched this classic iteration as Onitsuka Tiger Mexico Delegation. It features the vintage details with premium suede upper instead of the classic leather. To further establish its reputation as a streetwear trailblazer, the brand launched various versions of the Delegation. Most of these versions were inserted with modern technology to enhance comfort, lightness, and adaptability. 

Another Delegation iteration recently unveiled is the EX version. The Onitsuka Tiger Delegation EX features design cues from the 60s added with Flytefoam Propel technology on the midsole and on the outsole. This tech is made of lightweight foam combination that absorbs shock effectively. 

Nice to know

  • The Onitsuka Tiger Delegation EX for men and women has a durable rubber outsole that provides traction on various surfaces.

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Rubber Sole, EVA, Nylon, OrthoLite / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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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.