Facts

  • Top
    Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from
    Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collaboration
    Collaboration

    Good to know

    A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.

  • Collection
    Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    Price
    $90
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Summary

We spent 8.6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

10 reasons to buy

  • Majority of users felt the collaboration breathed new life to the classic Reebok Bolton shoe.
  • Many reviewers are impressed with the color palettes used for the shoes which are provided by FACE Stockholm.
  • Some customers like its light materials, which help make it a great casual walking sneaker.
  • A couple of buyers like the color-blocking throughout the Reebok x FACE Stockholm Bolton silhouette as its colors are not common and uniquely beautiful.
  • Some bloggers find the fun, stylish and chic shoe colors ideal for women’s wear.
  • Quite a lot of customers find these shoes extremely light for walking or light running.
  • A shopper appreciated the two sets of laces give out for each pair.
  • Several reviewers appreciate that the shoes they bought online also looks good on foot.
  • A good number of wearers find the shoes comfortable even for long walks.
  • Most consumers like its affordable price of $89.99 which has discounts of as much as 25-30 percent in some stores.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Several users find the shoe too long or too big than actual size ordered.
  • A few buyers find the shoe a bit bulky despite its lightweight design.

Bottom line

This collaboration between Reebok and Sweden-based cosmetic franchise FACE gives a unique color treatment to the iconic Bolton model. The European style treatment for one of the brand’s popular models mixes comfort and durability with fashion making it a great casual sneaker.

With the resurgence in popularity of sneakers from the nineties, the Reebok x FACE Stockholm Bolton collaboration is a glammed up nineties classic with a whole new exciting look that easily sold out after its first release.

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Reebok x FACE Stockholm Bolton History

Reebok had its early beginnings in the United Kingdom in 1890 when Joseph William Foster of Bolton, England saw the opportunity of producing sports shoes. Bolton, a former mill town in Greater Manchester in Northwest England is where the brand traces its roots. It is also fitting for this global brand to pay homage to the town where Foster’s vision all started and originated.

In 1992, Reebok first introduced the Bolton silhouette in a blend of mesh and synthetic micro suede with a Hexalite heel that provides superior cushioning and comfort.  With Reebok branding details over, the Bolton model easily became a classic running favorite. More than 25 years since it was released, the Reebok Bolton was only re-released in 2015 retaining its two original colorways.

Meantime, following a successful collaboration on the Reebok Classic Leather and the Reebok Instapump Fury, Swedish cosmetic franchise FACE Stockholm has again helped conceptualized another design to elevate another retro sneaker of the American brand.

FACE’s collaboration with Reebok resulted to a unisex retro runner in tones of light gray, gold, soft teal, and a touch of pink on the outsole. Soon fans of earlier Reebok collaborations have taken interest on the shoe that was sold on limited released and easily got sold out.

Reebok x FACE Stockholm Bolton Style

In terms of style, Reebok x FACE Stockholm Bolton is a classy take on the nineties retro sneaker with its low top suede and textile material.

With subtle color palettes provided by Sweden’s top cosmetic brand FACE, the classic kicks feature a compassion blue or teal colored toe cap with an eccentric tan midsection and a gray heel counter. A clean White midsole and touches of Pink are seen on the outsole completing the overall look.

The sneakers are fashionable and the good choices of colors make it a unique combination compared to other sneakers with almost common color ways. The detailing is finished with tonal stitching and a sculpted rubber outsole in beige and white. Finalizing the product’s look is a Reebok logo patch at the padded tongue.

Fit &Sizing

The Reebok x FACE Stockholm Bolton generally runs true to size. Lace-up closure in tan and gray colors help keep the fit snug. While a round toe design gives extra room for the shoe for ventilation and movement purposes.  It has a unisex sizing ranging with medium width. Women’s sizes go one and a half size less than the men’s.

Notable Features

The Reebok x FACE Stockholm Bolton is one fine sneaker with a suede and textile upper with a low-cut design to project that the authentic look of the 1990s sneaker that inspired its release. Among its notable feature is a Hy-Lite and Hexalite EVA midsole for lightweight cushioning for a comfy walk and run while a high abrasion rubber keeps the shoe’s grip and traction stable.

Additional Info

  • The sneaker features a FACE Stockholm inspired color palette.
  • The Reebok x FACE Stockholm Bolton has a speckled midsole detailing.
  • The sneaker has a removable foam sock liner features an inspirational quote
  • Fashion blogger and social media influencer Julie Sariňana of sincerelyjules.com has worn and featured the shoe on her site.