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Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.


Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.


Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.


We spent 9.2 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

11 reasons to buy

  • The Reebok Classic Nylon Arch is available in multiple colorways.
  • Majority of the reviewers felt comfortable while wearing this pair. One even shared that he has more than one pair of Classic Nylon Arch in his closet.
  • Most users disclosed that they would highly recommend the Classic Nylon Arch to their friends.
  • This pair goes with anything, from athletic get-up to casual ensemble, said few users.
  • One reviewer shared that this pair has a roomy toebox.
  • A couple of users liked that this pair has a removable insole and could change with their preferred orthotics.
  • Available at an affordable price point.
  • Some retro heads liked the timeless look of this sneaker.
  • Fits true to size.
  • A couple shared that this pair has a good breathability.
  • Few noted about the lightness of this pair.

2 reasons not to buy

  • One reviewer did not like that the Reebok Classic Nylon Arch is hard to maintain as it gets dirty easily.
  • A couple of disappointed users complained about the narrow width of this pair.

Bottom line

The Reebok Classic Nylon Arch features a shaped textile underlay that creates a modern visual to a classic silhouette. This fan favorite athletic shoe has transformed into modern casual one. Reebok finishes the classic look off with padded collar, sculpted midsole, and a grippy outsole. For a price that is at the budget-friendly point, this sneaker is a good pair to own.



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Reebok Classic Nylon Arch History

In the decade when there was an intense battle in the field of sportswear industry, Reebok committed to themselves to release footwear that performs as designed and with the style and affordability that is superb for the masses. Reebok launched the Classic line in the early 80s. This line primarily offers footwear that is high on the performance, has a savvy street look and found at an affordable price point.

All the sneakers in the Classic line are intended for athletic purposes that eventually turned into fashionable lifestyle footwear. It has undergone several collaborations through the years and has been launched in various colorways.

The first Reebok Classic Nylon was released in 1987. It made a significant impact on the lifestyle scene and became a staple kick in the UK in the 80s. The Classic Nylon is a great short-distance running footwear. It features nylon and suede upper with EVA midsole and high-abrasion rubber outsole. The Reebok released the Classic Nylon Arch featuring the classic profile of the Classic Nylon but with updates on the underlay.

Reebok Classic Nylon Arch Style

The low-top Reebok Classic Nylon Arch features a timeless silhouette. It is simple with athletic qualities that steps up the street-style game of this pair. The textile underlay adds modern visual for a modernized update. Many wearers of this stylish pair sport this with their activewear, joggers, skinnies and some even with their shorts.

Fit & Sizing

The Reebok Classic Nylon Arch is available exclusively in men’s sizes from 5 to 15 in medium width. It features the traditional lace-up closure for a snug fit. This pair generally runs true to size. However, some complained about its narrow width. Thus, most of the users suggest grabbing a half size up for a comfortable fit.

Notable Features

The timeless profile of the Reebok Classic Nylon Arch makes this pair notable for many buyers. Added with texturized and shaped underlay, this iconic design has been successfully upgraded.

Additional Info

  • The Reebok Classic Nylon Arch features a suede or leather overlay and a shaped textile underlay for ventilation and support.
  • The low-top is designed to maximize the motion at the ankles.
  • It has EVA midsole for shock absorption.
  • It has padded foam sockliner for more cushioning.
  • It has the high abrasion rubber outsole for superb traction.
  • It has the soft mesh tongue with Reebok logo.
  • This pair features the classic Reebok signature cutout with Reebok logo with the Union Jack.