Size and fit

The Adidas Continental 80 Pride is a men's and women's sneaker. With its premium leather upper, the shoe delivers a soft, durable, and flexible feel for the foot. The flat laces can tighten or loosen the fit, while the low-top collar allows plenty of ankle movement.

Adidas Continental 80 Pride Style

Available in one colorway, the low-top Adidas Continental 80 Pride in off white/off white/off white keeps things sufficiently classy. The shoe showcases a retro-inspired design that fits right in with today's vintage fashion trends. Additionally, it has an athletic appeal that will be ideal for a variety of everyday outfits.

To match the model's sporty flair, one can pair it with track pants and joggers or leggings for the ladies. Pants or shorts will suit the sneaker's laidback vibe. A sweatshirt, tank top, or hoodie will emphasize the street-ready flair. Women can create an edgy style with these kicks by wearing them with a crop top or an oversized t-shirt.

Notable Features

With a luxe leather upper in an off-white shade, the Adidas Continental 80 Pride shoes bring plenty of retro vibes to the table. The model has a soft and supple feel that's complemented by a traditional lace closure. On the sides of the shoe are the LGBTQ flag's colors, giving a touch of vibrant color amidst the minimalist design.

Vintage Adidas Trefoil branding is found on the tongue and insole, also done in colorful rainbow hues to match the theme. Additional branding details are debossed on the heel and midsole. Meanwhile, the logo window near the laces adds another vintage accent, showcasing the Adidas name.

Adidas Continental 80 Pride History

Initially released in the 1980s, the Adidas Continental was brought back by the Three Stripes brand to fit with today's vintage fashion trends. Due to its history, the sneaker was renamed as the Adidas Continental 80. It was released in the Yung series under the Adidas Originals label.

The shoe gained a lot of media attention due to its similarity to another highly popular model, the Adidas Yeezy Powerphase. Subsequently, the model's budget-friendly price tag had some fans clamoring for a pair, compared to the very expensive cost of the Yeezy sneaker.

With its continuing popularity, Adidas has released such fresh iterations as the Adidas Continental 80 Pride. It had a release date of June 1, 2019, and was included in the brand's Pride collection.

With its colorful stripe on the sides, the sneaker shows support for the LGBTQ community, proving that love knows no bounds. Wearers can wear their pride right on their feet with the Adidas Continental 80 Pride from the Adidas Originals line, showcasing their style at the same time.

Additional Info

  • The shoe's EVA midsole insert is made to be lightweight and well-cushioned.
  • Durability is delivered by the sneaker's rubber cup sole construction.
  • The synthetic lining offers comfort and support.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Adidas Continental 80
Style: Retro, Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: Adidas Originals, Adidas Continental
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole, Cup Sole, EVA

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Danny McLoughlin
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.