Who should buy the Adidas City Cup

This old-school Adidas City Cup could be a good match for you if:

  • You are into old-school style shoe that is stylishly classic and matches various outfits.
  • You want a trendy pair that is good for all-day use and offers extreme comfort and durability.

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Style of the Adidas City Cup

Armed with an old-school style and streamlined silhouette, the Adidas City Cup is a stylishly classic shoe that could still be worn years from now. Its low-top silhouette and monochromatic colors make for an easy mix and match with countless casual outfits. Pair it with shorts, jeans, or joggers for a laidback day or opt for a pair of chinos and a polo shirt for days you want to look dressier.

Adidas City Cup Shoe toebox

Notable Features

This kicks upper is crafted from thick suede overlays with mesh underlays for durability and breathability respectively. The toe area features the brand's AdiTuff technology, which provides longer wear despite performing board tricks. Perforation detailing is also found in the toe area and the tongue for maximum ventilation.

Adidas City Cup Shoe collar

The most notable feature of this shoe is its double-cup midsole that provides added flex, support, stability, and aesthetic appeal. The shoe's herringbone tread pattern extends up to the sidewalls of the midsole which offers maximum grip especially when skateboarding.

Adidas City Cup Outsole shoe

History of the Adidas City Cup

Introduced in January 2018, the Adidas City Cup is a heavy-duty skate shoe that features a brand-new silhouette and a classic style. Its name is inspired by designer Scott Johnson's style of enforcing a double cup midsole, which provides support, stability, and visual appeal. It is available in a number of colorways including Miles Silvas' signature colors of black, red, and white.

Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Adidas Originals, Adidas Skateboarding
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Gum Sole, Cup Sole, Nubuck, EVA
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

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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.