Summary

We spent 10 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • Most of the customers have attested that the Reebok VB Rapide is comfortable on feet. 
  • It is among the Reebok shoes that are well-made, according to plenty of customers. 
  • Several testers have mentioned that this kick offers a perfect fit.
  • This iteration of the Reebok Rapide has an-eye catching design that is appreciated by many purchasers.
  • A couple of wearers say that the Reebok VB Rapide is a lightweight sneaker. 
  • This retro sneaker has an attractive design that can make heads turn around, according to several buyers. 
  • A few have applauded the shoe’ versatility, being able to complete several outfits.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The Reebok VB Rapide fits a bit stiff, according to a couple of wearers.
  • A couple of reviewers have muttered that the suede upper gets dirty quickly and is difficult to clean. 

Bottom line

A new addition to the collection of Reebok Classics, the low-top Reebok VB Rapide, brings a new life to the iconic silhouette from the 80s. Its attractive silhouette is spiced up with the signature colorway of Victoria Beckham. 

This sneaker offers effortless streetwear while providing optimum performance and functionality. It is adaptable, tactile, and directional for all facets of life.

Facts

The Reebok VB Rapide is available in men’s and women’s sizing. It has a lace-up closure system that ensures a secure lockdown. Also, it has a low-top silhouette that allows sufficient ankle mobility. 

The shoe has a molded sockliner that provides all-day comfort. It also has an EVA midsole that delivers a lightweight feel and cushioning. 

The Reebok VB Rapide is a sneaker that is designed to provide functionality and effortless style. It also offers optimum performance for gym activities. 

This shoe from the Reebok x Victoria Beckham Collection is available in exciting colorways like:

  • Acid Blue/ VB Beige Stone/ white
  • white/ Alabaster/ VB Beige Stone
  • VB Beige Stone/ white/ Swag Orange

The low-top VB Rapide by Reebok can sophisticatedly complete a variety of casual outfits. It can match denim jeans, shorts, denim skirts, culottes, minidresses, or leggings. Track pants, joggers, and other athletic clothing can also make a good match with this versatile kick. 

The Reebok VB Rapide offers the right fusion of effortless style and functionality. It features tonal lace tips that nicely complement the rest of the upper. It also highlights the clean stitching and nylon underlays on the upper, resulting in updated shine and luster to the shoe.

The Reebok Rapide was initially introduced in 1985. It was the brand’s entry-level for a lightweight runner. It was advertised as a shoe that can withstand 25 to 30 miles of running.

In 1995, the Reebook Rapide was re-launched along with its female counterpart, the Reebok Etoile. It was one of the affordable shoes that ever came out. Also, it resembles the silhouette of the Classic Leather. 

Another iteration was introduced in 2016, which was the OG Rapide. It showcased vintage color-blocking of blue and red with an alteration version of black and blue-green. Even Korean models advertised it. 

Moving forward to 2020, Reebok and Victoria Beckham collaborated to create a collection of beautiful shoes. Among of which is using the Rapide silhouette, Victoria’s favorite runner from the 90s. 

Released on April 1, 2020, the Reebok VB Rapide has a nylon and suede upper that exudes an attractive design. It is designed with a rubber outsole for a superior grip. With an archival look, it shapes statement pieces in the collection created for everyday life.

  • The VB on the Reebok VB Rapide means Victoria Beckham.
  • A pull tab with Reebook branding is installed on the tongue. 
  • Reebok’s signature logo is accented at the lateral side of the upper.

Author
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.

daniel@runrepeat.com