Size and fit

The Skechers OG 85 sneaker has a traditional lace-up design for a secure fit that runs true to size. The jogger style sneakers have padded interiors and Air-Cooled memory Foam to keep the interiors cozy. Sizes are available for men and women in medium width D, or B. Available sizes range from 5.5 to 13 for men and 5 to 11 for women with half-sizes for an excellent fit.

Skechers OG 85 Style

Show them the old soul in you with the Skechers OG 85 sneaker. The retro styling of this casual jogger shoe allows one to try out 1980s-inspired fashion that has become such a trend for the younger generation of sneakerheads in recent years. The neat finish of this jogger styled shoes makes it a suitable partner for skinny jeans, joggers, and shorts.

Wear them with a classic graphic tee and romp them around town. Others opt to wear this sneaker at the gym and head out wearing the same kick for an all-day itinerary of errands from the mall, supermarket, and the park and even at work. The classic styling allows one to dress down without looking too casual with the Skechers OG 85.

Among the most popular colorways of this retro-styled sneaker are the Olive/Brown, Black/White, Gray/Burgundy, Navy/Gray, and Navy/Orange and White/Taupe colors for both men and women. Finishing the fantastic display of colors and material overlays are the signature side S-logo.

Notable Features

Taking the spotlight in this vintage designed jogger sneaker is the signature Air-Cooled Memory Foam that keeps the feet cushioned all-day. Since its invention in the 1960s, Memory Foam was used mostly in space technology. However, over the years, Memory Foam has been used in many products including the insoles of shoes. With a considerable portion of Skechers’ sneaker collection using Memory Foam technology, it has helped a lot in bringing comfort to the next level.

The Memory Foam technology used in Skechers sneakers is concentrated in the insoles for a more personalized fit as the foam adheres to the contours of the feet. With Skechers Air-cooled Memory Foam, your feet are assured of all-day comfort to cushion any impact from every step.  Further improving the comfort level is the shock-absorbing jogger-style midsole.

Skechers OG 85 History

Skechers is relatively a young brand compared to other sneaker brands. The California-based company, founded by father and son Robert and Michael Greenberg in 1992, made use of their keen eye to spot niche markets, retail, and marketing insights, to get the Skechers sneakers noticed worldwide.

The company initially started releasing trendy and casual style Skechers sneakers aimed primarily for 19 to 40-year-old women and men. With their headquarters in Manhattan Beach, California, Skechers USA, Inc. has been at the forefront of design and innovation in the footwear industry for more than 25 years. Known for their vast array of fit and designs, Skechers sneakers have a catalog that spread from running to golf, walking shoes to work shoes, to name a few.

A fusion of classic influence and modern expression, Skechers Originals were launched in 2016 to offer a full throwback style in sneakers. The vintage designs promise contemporary comfort and technology so that classic styles need not disappoint with dated technology. With Air-Cooled Memory Foam insoles and current fashion styling, Skechers Originals design inspirations come from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. The Skechers OG 85 brings us to the mid-1980s at the height of the recreational jogging and running fad in the United States.

Additional Info

  • The Skechers OG 85 sneaker has front mesh panel for cooling and breathability.
  • Side and heel overlay panels and external heel stabilizing overlay at the back adds stability and attractive accent to the sneaker.
  • Embroidered signature side S-logo and stitching accents make this a stylish classic footwear.
  • The flexible rubber traction sole has a remarkable grip on wet and dry floors.
  • Traditional flat lacing secures the feet together with the padded collar and tongue.


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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.