Summary

We spent 9.1 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

6 reasons to buy

  • Almost all were satisfied with the comfortable feel this shoe supplied.
  • Its silhouette was often described as stylish.
  • Given its reasonable price tag, many were pleased with the quality of the mid-top Reebok Royal Complete PMW’s materials.
  • Its lightweight construction also gained heaps of praises.
  • Several gave this shoe a 5-star rating for its ability to keep the feet warm during colder months. Others added that this served as an excellent winter/autumn footwear.
  • It is offered in a number of colorways.

4 reasons not to buy

  • A long-time Reebok user thought the Royal Complete PMW ran slightly smaller than other models.
  • Another user complained about its somewhat narrow build.
  • Its laces were a bit too long, a few noticed.
  • One griped about the uneven cut of the inner lining.

Bottom line

The Reebok Royal Complete PMW is quite an eyeful with its mid-top construction, nubuck overlays and vibrant-colored hooks. Given its reasonable price tag, issues with some of its parts are quickly brushed aside.

Impressed with this winter/fall shoe’s rugged yet visually-attractive looks plus its quality materials, lightweight construction and adequate comfort-level, fans of the brand can’t help but recommend this to their family and peers.

Facts

Top: Mid
Inspired from: Other
Collection: Reebok Royal
Price: $90
Colorways: Black, Blue, Multi
Size
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Ankle stability, as well as supportive fit, can be expected from this lifestyle shoe’s mid-top construction and leather/nubuck upper. Up for grabs in men’s sizes 3.5-13, this sneaker often fits true to size.

Keep your style in check despite the cold weather with the Reebok Royal Complete PMW. Its rather chunky yet lightweight silhouette, which looks great with everyday jeans, sweats and khakis, allows wearers to enjoy the colder seasons without worrying about carrying any unwanted weight. The Thinsulate insulation, on the one hand, promises to keep feet warm without compromising breathability.

Frequently donned in neutral tones, a few models have touches of bright hues like burnt amber on the hooks, tongue as well as the heel tab to make this stunner dazzle even more.  

Aside from its elevated collar that offers added protection against colder climates, the Reebok Royal Complete PMW is also recognized for its heel, toe and “Vector” stripe overlays. These enhance the shoe’s support as well as durability. Its sole unit, on the other hand, which is composed of an EVA midsole and a wear-resistant rubber outsole with herringbone treads is known for its max cushioning not to mention superior traction.

Initially called the JW Foster and Sons Incorporated, this business has been producing spiked running shoes years before global sneaker giants like Adidas dreamt of making one. Despite being underappreciated, over a century old Reebok no doubt has proven it has what it takes to compete with the industry’s juggernauts.

To date, the brand is still perceived as a household name and a recognized brand. Distinguished for their Reebok classic creations as well as innovative silhouettes, the 1982 Reebok Freestyle, the 1989 Reebok Pump and the 2010 Reebok Zig are among the few coveted models of the brand that remain in production.

The Royal Collection, however, is a fairly new addition to the brand’s vast line of lifestyle kicks. Included in this collection is the mid-top Reebok Royal Complete PMW. Work cleat-inspired, its aggressive styling makes it a perfect winter/fall shoe alternative.

  • The removable PU sock liners can be easily replaced with orthotics if needed.
  • Its lacing system consists of 6 eyelets and 2 hooks.
  • Quick and easy slip on/off is achieved with the help of the heel pull tab.
  • Comfort level is increased with the addition of the generously padded collar and tongue.
  • The “Reebok” insignia is displayed on the heel, lateral side, tongue, and undersole.

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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