Summary

We spent 6.1 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • Most of the users commend how comfortable the Club C 85 SYN is.
  • A couple of users love how this shoe is trendy yet its style is versatile and can match any kind of outfit they have.
  • One user noted about the quality of the upper, stating that it has the right amount of sparkles and it doesn't flake off.
  • It's an affordable sneaker.
  • Based on the review of some testers, these sneakers fit as expected.
  • Majority of the reviewers rated the Club C 85 with excellent quality.
  • A user was pleased with the long and wide toe box. Going down half a size will not be an issue.

2 reasons not to buy

  • One tester said that the image shown on the brand's site was different. The actual sneaker was too sparkly for the user's taste.
  • One user commented that this sneaker is quite hard to find in physical stores.

Bottom line

From being a tennis shoe, the Reebok Club C 85 Syn is an updated sneaker that will go way past the court and add flair for any basic street style. Its updated silhouette is not only built to draw attention but it's also made for comfort, durability, and support. Women need not worry about breaking the bank to get this 80s favorite.

Facts

Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: Reebok Club C
Price: $90
Colorways: Silver
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Rankings

A top rated sneaker
A top rated Reebok sneaker
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The Reebok Club C 85 SYN is available in women's sizes ranging from 5 to 11. Half-sizes are also available. The fit is perfect for those with an average foot measurement.

The Reebok Club C 85 SYN stays true to its roots by retaining its low cut silhouette but updated its look with boldness. This sneaker gives a futuristic vibe with its silvery, soft synthetic upper and contrasted with a rubber outsole. Any basic outfit can have a new spin with this sneaker's silvery look.

This sneaker proves that even opposites mesh well together. Its futuristic silver upper instantly attracts attention and puts a trendy spin on the classic profiled sneaker. The metallic logo and the silver-speckled tops the overall look together.

The outsole is made out of a high abrasion rubber which not only gives an old school style but adds traction and makes the sneaker more durable as well. 

The Reebok Club C 89 SYN puts a spin on the classic Reebok Club Champion profile. The Reebok Club C embodies everything that is tennis. Starting from its name, having the term "club" which exudes exclusivity and a letter that stands for Champion, it shows that this sneaker qualifies to the sports' certain dress code. Launched in 1985, during the height of tennis, this sneaker gained much attention because of its classic yet sophisticated vibe. Originally crafted with leather uppers and lined with a terry towel, the Club C 85 did not just hit the tennis community but the aerobic club as well.

Despite being acquired by an American investor, Paul Fireman, the minimalistic design of the Club C's sport a British flag alongside the Reebok flag. Throughout the years, the sneaker became an underdog, compared to the highly endorsed rival, Stan Smith or John McEnroe. Currently, being under the Adidas umbrella, the Reebok Club C gains its popularity, not only for tennis and aerobic fanatics but sneaker fans as well. 

  • The synthetic silver upper provides support and visibility.
  • Reebok maintains the low-cut style for a classic and streamlined silhouette.
  • The sock liner is composed of a padded foam for additional cushion.

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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.

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