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.

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

8 reasons to buy

  • A majority of buyers commended the Reebok x FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi for its incredible comfort.
  • Many reviewers were delighted that the shoe they loved in the ‘80s is back in style.
  • Some reviewers noticed and appreciated the shoe’s lightness in terms of weight.
  • The new colorways for this collection are great and are appreciated by a number of reviewers.
  • The shoe has a great material, according to some reviews.
  • Some purchasers commented that the shoe fits perfectly.
  • The Reebok x FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi is budget-friendly.
  • The leather material on the upper is appreciated by some purchasers.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Some purchasers were so disappointed that the color of the Reebok X FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi is not as accurate as it looked like in the photos.
  • Some reviewers mentioned that the shoe size is inaccurate. One purchaser received a pair that was too big for her usual size, while another purchaser got a pair that was too tight.
  • One purchaser noted that though the shoe conforms to her expectations, the shoe is difficult to put on.
  • One reviewer was not pleased to receive a poorly-made, low-quality pair.

Bottom line

Originating from a fitness shoe and one of the most popular Reebok shoes of all time, the Reebok Freestyle Hi was able to slowly make its way as a fashionable sneaker for women to date. On its 35th anniversary, Reebok and Swedish makeup brand FACE Stockholm collaborated again and released a collection of this classic in colorways that are inspired by the latter’s makeup and nail polish colors. The Reebok X FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi most likely brought a sense of nostalgia to those who loved their classic Freestyle Hi in the ‘80s. Still an iconic classic as it was, purchasers are generally satisfied with its quality, comfort, and aesthetics.

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Reebok x FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi History

The Reebok Freestyle was originally introduced as a fitness shoe in 1982. As the first ever athletic shoe designed and marketed exclusively for women, it had a huge success in sales and popularity and even became a must-have during the aerobics craze in the ‘80s. In 1983, the Freestyle Hi was introduced, a high-top version of the original silhouette bearing the signature double Velcro ankle strap.

On the 35th anniversary of the Reebok Freestyle Hi, Reebok teamed up with the Swedish makeup brand FACE Stockholm and came up with a collection of the Freestyle Hi variation with colorways inspired by the latter’s makeup and nail polish colors. This variation is known as the Reebok X Face Stockholm Freestyle Hi. Interestingly, this collaboration is also a celebration of the FACE Stockholm’s 35th anniversary.

Reebok x FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi Style

Showcasing the Reebok Freestyle Hi’s signature leather upper and lace up and ankle strap closure, the Reebok X FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi is available in colorways inspired by the Swedish makeup brand’s makeup and nail polish colors. A high-top sneaker that can be worn basically with anything, it goes well with jeans, shorts, or skirts.

Fit & Sizing

Runs true to size in general, the Reebok X FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi is available in women’s sizes ranging from 5 to 11. It has a lace up closure with an additional double ankle strap closure that provides a comfier fit.

Notable Features

The Reebok X FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi features a similar silhouette as that of the classic Freestyle Hi, but is released in colorways inspired by the makeup brand’s makeup and nail polish colors. The upper is comprised of soft, full-grain leather. It also features EVA midsole cushion, double ankle strap and lace up closure, and high abrasion rubber outsole.

Additional Info

  • Other retailers refer to this as the Reebok X FACE Stockholm Freestyle Hi 35. The number 35 is added which corresponds to the shoe’s 35th
  • The side panels and the front part of this shoe feature perforations for breathability while its interior has a removable insert and a soft textile lining. The midsole is made of EVA foam cushioning. The rubber is resistant to abrasion.
  • The Reebok Freestyles are also referred to as the 5411. This originated from the streets of New York and was based on the $54.11 ($49.99 plus tax) price tag of the shoe and song references from rappers Redman and DMX.