207 users: 4.5 / 5
Base model: Reebok Classic Nylon
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Reebok Classic Nylon

Verdict from 7.2 hours of research from the internet

12 reasons to buy

  • An overwhelming majority of consumers agree that the Puma Classic Nylon R13 is a comfortable pair.
  • Some long-time fans confessed that they have been loyal to this sneaker for years.
  • The shoe is a classic design with an old school style, which most sneaker fans love.
  • Most shoe users find this pair to be true to size.
  • A good number of wearers were delighted that they have been wearing this kick for a year to 2 years and the shoe is still holding up very well.
  • The Puma Classic Nylon R13 is available in various colorways.
  • The pair looks better in person, according to some online buyers.
  • A handful of purchasers said that this kick's material and construction are of excellent quality.
  • One shoe user was happy that it is easy to clean.
  • It is lightweight, based on a few reviewers' opinions.
  • Some shoe users shared that they use this kick for either running, walking, or going to the gym.
  • Majority of the buyers mentioned that the Puma Classic Nylon R13 is a good shoe available at a very good price.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Several wearers noticed that the shoe feels narrower than their usual size.
  • A handful of shoe users disclosed that the shoe does not breathe well, but would be an excellent shoe for colder weather.

Bottom line

The Puma Classic Nylon R13 is a classic sporty shoe that features a design that transcends trends and hype. Equipped with its well-loved silhouette and materials, this shoe provides a recognizable fit and time-tested comfort as its predecessor.

This kick possesses all the necessary features of a classic everyday shoe: time-honored design, superb comfort, durability, and affordable price, which could be great reasons for a possible purchase.

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The Reebok Classic Nylon R13 is available in both men and women's sizes. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 4 to 13 in D Medium width, while the ladies can choose from sizes 5 to 12 in B Medium width. The shoe generally fits true to size, but some have said that it could run narrow than expected. Thus, most suggested to get a size up or fit the shoe in person is best.

The Reebok Classic Nylon R13 exhibits a classic retro vibe with a low-top profile that makes it easy for dressing up. Men can pair it with their casual staples like shorts, jeans, or joggers for a laidback style or chinos and polo shirts for a dressier option. Women can pair it with shorts, pants, and joggers too or opt for dresses or skirts for a more feminine look.

The pair's upper is made of the classic combination of nylon and leather suede that is well known and has been sought after by sneaker fans. It also has a perforated toebox for breathability and padded collar and tongue for added comfort and cushioning.

Launched in 1987, the Reebok Classic Nylon was one of the brand's shoe models released as a solution to one of the first casual running footwear. Although made with lightweight materials this shoe has been proven to be exceptional based on its performance. First introduced in the UK, it is marketed to runners until eventually found its way to the lifestyle scene.

This pair is an excellent short-distance running shoe, but its classic aesthetic, affordable price and superb comfort made it a hit amongst sneaker fans too. Since then the timeless silhouette has been appearing on the racks through countless Classic Nylon reinterpretations, made in various colorways.

One of these reimaginings is the Reebok Classic Nylon R13. This shoe features the same nylon and suede upper with EVA midsole and durable outsole. It also featured the classic profile of its range but with updates on its underlay.

  • The Reebok Classic Nylon R13's sole comes in a variety of gum, black, or white colors, which doesn't affect the pair's fit or comfort.
  • An all-black tonal colorway with gold brandings is also available for the women.

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.