Summary

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12 reasons to buy

  • The sneaker received critical acclaim regarding its superb comfort that was even retained during various activities.
  • Derived from the iconic model of the Instapump, the Reebok Furylite SP harnessed a low top silhouette with complementing modern styles that were highly appreciated by its fans.
  • Several users experienced a perfect fit while wearing the sneaker.
  • The sneaker boasts a lightweight feel that some users gave critical acclaim.
  • The cushioning combined with the shoe's cozy feel enabled the silhouette to be worn for extended hours throughout the day.
  • Users also commended the versatility of the sneaker which can be sported in numerous activities including cross-training and light running.
  • The Pump inspired model has an easy to slip on feature with elastic laces for securing the foot.
  • A handful of buyers stated that this sneaker was one of their best purchases ever.
  • The footwear was reasonably priced, according to few customers.
  • Some even used the Reebok Furylite SP as an everyday sneaker.
  • Overwhelmed with the satisfaction that the sneaker brought, a couple of users were planning to buy another pair in another color.
  • The sneaker can be worn with a variety of clothing options.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A wearer noticed that the Furylite SP edition has no arch support.
  • Two users posted their complaint that the sneaker easily broke with a right amount of wearing and even the nozzle was peeling off.
  • Although the sneaker follows the standard sizing, some reviewers experienced a tight and small fit while trying the footwear on.

Bottom line

Refurnishing the timeless silhouette of the Instapump had resulted in a lightweight and comfortable sneaker. The Reebok Furylite SP has enough cushioning for long hours while projecting a stylish look. Though the sneaker would seem tight and small for others, it is just because its almost slip-on construction helps secure the foot and also adds support and stability.

Giving homage to the already famous Instapump Fury, the descendant of the line was created to be an everyday footwear that can even be sported in cross-training and light running.

Facts

Base model: Reebok Furylite
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Reebok Fury
Price: $75
Colorways: Blue, Grey, Red
Special editions: 9 special editions
Size
Small True to size Large
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The Reebok Furylite utilizes bungee laces which can be pulled to give that extra snug that a user prefers which is also convenient because it is designed not to be tied. The vamp overlay extends to the heel and provides the ample support and stability on the ankle of the foot. The breathable mesh upper is partnered with a padded foam collar and tongue for smooth entry.

The Reebok Furylite SP was designed for men in a medium width of D. It has a full-size run ranging from 7 to 13.

Casual clothing is one of the staples while sporting the low top Reebok Furylite SP but its versatility among other occasions offer a lot more. Some users wear it during their cross-training sessions, and others even use it for their regular light runs.

Furylites feature the same structure of the 3D Ultralite sole with the Instapump inspired lace patch, but differences among the models vary with the colorways. The Reebok Furylite SP has splatter dots across its vamp overlay resembling snow marks which aligns with the season of its first release.

The Instapump Fury's success had stretched its way up to the present time with various loyalists still putting the model on their sneaker collection pedestal. But its success was not only accounted by positive feedback but with the negative as well. The polarizing comments made the sneaker the talk of whole sneaker world which resulted into popularity throughout the years.

21 years after the release of the futuristic design, Reebok resurfaced its hint of radical display and conceptualized a version of a more "subtle" model. The Reebok Furylite was that creation which features several elements deviating from the original Fury giving the recent edition its own name and upbringing.

The Reebok Furylite was primarily constructed in a runner-inspired silhouette with its versatile low top form in a 3D Ultralite sole for all-day lightweight cushioning. A vamp overlay resembling the air bladder of the Instapump has bungee laces for its system of enclosure allowing ease of access to users. The overlay also extends out to the heel where Reebok branding is seen. Although the sneaker is under the Reebok Classics line, its branding only displays the Starcrest logo on the tongue.

Iterations of the Furylite sprouted spontaneously through the years by providing alterations in the materials or the colors of the upper and even the sole. Styles including those that would coincide with the fall season were introduced to the public. One of these autumn models was the Reebok Furylite SP which feature splatter details on the bladder-inspired overlay which coincidentally matches snow during winter.

  • Underlays of the upper consists of mesh material and interior lining for support and on top cushioning.
  • A durable rubber outsole is placed in strategic areas for ample traction and grip.
  • Pull tabs are present at the tongue and the heel for a convenient
  • The bumpers found at the toe box were also inspired by the Instapump Fury design.

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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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