Verdict from 23 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Many reviewers shared that they find the Reebok Classic Leather Ripple sneaker as very comfortable footwear that can be worn all day.
  • Few users mentioned that this sneaker is very durable.
  • The premium quality materials used in this kick were noticed by a handful of buyers.
  • Most of the buyers highly recommended this Reebok Classic Leather sneaker variation to their peers.
  • Several purchasers cited that this kick perfectly fits them.
  • Buyers can purchase this at a reasonable price range.

1 reason not to buy

  • One user complained that he had a hard time cleaning his Reebok Classic Leather Ripple.

Bottom line

To modernize the Classic Leather silhouette, Reebok stripped off the classic sole and replaced it with a rippled one. This structure delivers better grip and durability while adding fashionable charm.

This model also boasts its superb comfort and perfect fit that suit the day-long use, as commended by many satisfied reviewers. With this pair's price that is within a reasonable range, this will be a practical addition to one's collection of classic pairs with modern comfort.

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Good to know

Fit & Sizing

The unisex low-top Classic Leather Ripple of Reebok is presented in men's and women’s sizing, both in medium width. This pair has a lightweight die-cut EVA midsole that effectively absorbs shock with each stride. It is also inserted with padding on the mesh tongue and heel for added overall comfort. This lace-up sneaker runs true to size; thus, it is recommended to purchase one's usual shoe size.

The Ripple version of the Reebok Classic Leather stayed loyal to the timeless appeal of its ancestor but modernized with a more grippy rubber outsole. The upper is covered with premium soft suede contrasted with pigmented leather side stripes to flaunt an authentic classic appeal. To further elevate the retro look, Montana Cans labels can be seen on the insole and tongue label.

Reebok offers the Classic CL Leather Ripple Low in various colorways, such as White, Wheat, Dirty Apricot, or Manilla Light, sitting atop a thick midsole. This shoe definitely looks excellent when paired with everyday wear or athleisure attire, such as joggers, chinos, tattered jeans, or even with a pair of khaki shorts.

Reebok has been unstoppable in releasing classic reissues for the current must-haves. The timeless piece from Reebok's archives was revolutionized with a serrated rubber outsole. This update advances this sneaker's contemporary appeal while enhancing the traction and grip on the city streets.

Reebok first introduced the Classic Leather iteration in 1983, as the first leather running footwear in the market. It quickly gained popularity for its unrivaled comfort and support with luxurious appeal as equated to its contemporaries. This timeless iteration was made of leather, suede, or nylon on the upper, allowing it to blend instantly in the lifestyle domain.

Because of this pair's timelessness and affordability, it has been tagged as one of the favorite kicks for people with an on-the-go lifestyle. Reebok has been in constant efforts in keeping this classic pair significant in the modern trend by continually re-updating it. This pair has undergone various re-modeling and collaborations while maintaining the comfort and support with an inexpensive price.

One variation of the Classic Leather is the Ripple which highlights its ripple patterned outsole that adds athletic appeal and overall durability. The Ripple variation kept the classic low-cut profile with superb comfort and monochromatic colorways that unfailingly enhances this pair's total versatility.

  • The Lifestyle Classic Leather Ripple Trainer has a saw-tooth rubber outsole that provides high abrasion capacity to provide robust traction and grip on various surfaces.
  • The classic Reebok vector logo can be found on the sides, outsole, and heel, while the Union Jack flag tag is sewed on the tongue.


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