Who should buy the Reebok Aztrek 96

This low-top Reebok sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a sneaker with a high-abrasion rubber outsole for durable traction
  • You are after a chunky yet lightweight shoe that offers timeless style

Reebok Aztrek 96 Shoe logo

Style of the Reebok Aztrek 96

Displaying an updated look of the 90s running footwear, the Aztrek 96 is made of mixed materials on the upper with a pop of colors for an authentic throwback look. The angular shape and overlays on the upper flaunt new attitude while bulky midsole and X-shape on the toe.

Reebok Aztrek 96 Midsole

To style this, wearers may pair their Reebok Aztrek 96 dad sneakers with ripped jeans and jackets. To infuse some ruggedness in the usual elegant attire, pair your black dress pants and crew-neck sweater with this chunky sneaker.

Reebok Aztrek 96 Laces

Notable Features

The retro-styled Reebok Aztrek 96 shoes parade intricate details on its side panel. This stand out element provides an authentic spirit of the 90s fashion while reinforcing the overall durability. These cage-inspired overlays are made of synthetic suede atop the mesh base and Vector logo, giving a fresh finish to this running-inspired footwear.

Reebok Aztrek 96 Side

History of the  Reebok Aztrek 96

It was in the 90s when Reebok introduced the Aztrek silhouette in the market. The classic Aztrek was designed by Christian Tresser, the creator of Daytona DMX Run and Nike Spiridon. This running footwear was unveiled in the era when shoes are mostly dressed in white nylon upper, reinforced with suede or leather overlays. 

Reebok Aztrek 96 Insole

Since the current fashion trend is the revival of 90s aesthetics, Reebok rebooted one of its renowned profiles. Taken straight from Reebok's archive is the Aztrek that flaunts formidable running footwear details. The brand kept the silhouette unchanged but revamped a few details for the contemporary street-style look. The Aztrek features Hexalite technology, one of Reebok's innovations in the 90s.

Reebok Aztrek 96 Top collar

The Aztrek silhouette was remodeled a few times to suit the various demands of countless users. Included in Aztrek's lineage is the Aztrek 96 that pays homage to the original 1993 look. This kick clearly shows the OG features but with some minor changes, such as slimmer sole and detailed pattern on the upper.

Reebok Aztrek 96 Outsole

The Reebok Aztrek 96 for men and women still sports predominantly white upper with suede panels and contrasting branding on the heel and tongue. The retro sole unit is carved, and color-blocked, just like its predecessor. The brand also kept the X overlay on its toe box and removed the branding on the lateral side for a cleaner finish.

Reebok Aztrek 96 Collar

Facts / Specs

Base model: Reebok Aztrek
Style: Dad, Retro, Chunky, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Reebok Hexalite, Reebok Aztrek
Closure: Laces
Designed by: Christian Tresser

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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.