Summary

We spent 9.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

9 reasons to buy

  • A lot of reviews on the Reebok Club C 85 Melted Metals have mentioned the shoe as being comfortable, just right for use even on a daily basis. 
  • Many consumers are impressed with the colorways, which they call “amazing.” 
  • A significant number of people commend the shoe’s design, which they say can dress up a whole outfit. 
  • The price of the low-top sneaker by Reebok is quite unbeatable when compared to its value, several users say.
  • A few purchasers are pleasantly surprised to find that the Reebok Club C 85 Melted Metals came exactly as shown and described.
  • Some testers note that the lifestyle footwear presents a perfect fit.
  • One buyer has reported that the round shape of the shoe makes the foot look smaller and prettier, making it perfect for people with long feet.
  • The Club C 85 Melted Metals has a much better sole than the classic Club C 85, according to one customer.
  • The shoe feels warm enough for winter, and the inside does not get wet quickly if it rains, one user has written.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some buyers have reported that the shoe’s leather marks quickly with friction.
  • A customer has noted a height discrepancy between the gold colorway and the silver one, which seems to have a more substantial height. 

Bottom line

When it comes to comfort, the Reebok Club C 85 Melted Metals does not disappoint. It has the trademark comfortable feel that the brand is known for as well as a stylish design that is a combination of the old and new.

The shoe is ideal for most weather conditions as it can keep feet warm even in winter, as reported by a user. One drawback to the shoe would be its material’s susceptibility to friction, which might leave an unsightly mark on the shoe.

Facts

Base model: Reebok Club C 85
Style: Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: Reebok Club C
Closure: Laces
Material: EVA, Rubber Sole
Price: $90
Colorways: Gold
Special editions: 22 special editions
Size
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Rankings

A top rated sneaker
A top rated Reebok sneaker
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The Melted Metals iteration of the Club C 85 features a low-top silhouette, which guarantees lots of mobility for the ankles. Despite being made in leather, the shoe offers plenty of ventilation through the perforation details on the toe boxes. 

A lace-up closure system made up of a set of seven eyelets and traditional flat laces offer a customized fit. According to a user, the colorways differ in height, with the silver color scheme somewhat taller than the gold one. 

The Reebok Club C 85 Melted Metals’ sparkly finish is certain to jazz up any outfit. Pair it with your favorite black leggings, a tight sleeveless top, and a long cardigan for a smart yet casual look. You can also match the sneakers with jeans, dresses, skirts, joggers, and shorts.

Classic meets street in the Reebok Club C 85 Melted Metals. The shoe’s fashionable lustrous update is its most noteworthy feature because it gives any outfit a “pop.” Although very much on-trend, the shoe does not lag when it comes to comfort. The sneaker boasts of good cushioning as well as support.

The original Club C 85 (the C here stands for Champion) was a tennis shoe that was a more minimalist version of Reebok’s Revenge Plus. It had a full-grain leather upper and a comfortable interior that made it a favorite among tennis enthusiasts. The shoe also captured the attention of exercise fanatics in the 80s.

The Club C 85 was so popular that Reebok kept introducing new Club C 85 iterations such as the Club C 85 Vintage, Club C 85 Pastels, Club C 85 Diamond, and so on. In 2017, a new version based on the classic came out again—the Reebok Club C 85 Melted Metals. This time the shoe’s leather upper was dressed in rich colors with a metallic and pearl luster finish.  A simple lace-up front and a low-top design finished off the clean and sleek street-ready look.

  • The Reebok Club C 85 Melted Metals is available in five striking colorways: pearl white, pearl black, pearl met, grey gold, and pearl navy.
  • It features Reebok’s iconic British logo.
  • The shoe has an EVA midsole.
  • The Club C 85 Melted Metals campaign is headed by model Gigi Hadid.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com