Who should buy the Adidas Indoor Super

If you are looking for a fashionable and breathable Adidas Originals model that is perfect for the warmer season, then adding the Adidas Indoor Super to your closet is recommended.

Adidas Indoor Super overview

Adidas Indoor Super Style

The Indoor Super is a low-profile, low-top trainer that is perfect for casual events. Pair it with shorts, blue jeans, or tapered trousers and a long-sleeved henley top for an easygoing look.

Adidas Indoor Super low top

Contrasting Three-Stripe design of the Indoor Super

The Adidas Indoor Super’s silhouette and contrasting three-stripe design, which have made a lasting decades-long impression on a lot of people after its first release, is the model’s most notable feature. 

Adidas Indoor Super three stripe

Other features of the Adidas Indoor Super

The shoe has a suede upper with a nylon quarter and perforated toe area.

Adidas Indoor Super suede and perforated

The Indoor Super features a synthetic leather patch on the heel and textile lining.

Adidas Indoor Super heel

Adidas Indoor Super: 80s to today

The Indoor Super was initially released in the 80s by Adidas for the sport of squash, a highly popular racket-game then. 

It utilized nylon for the upper and reinforced with velour, featured a rounded toe box with perforations, and had a flexible rubber outsole that was specifically designed for indoor sports.

Adidas Indoor Super outsole

The Adidas Indoor Super enjoyed a hugely successful and long run, not only with fans of the racket game but also crossing boundaries into the fashion scene. The silhouette was considered a ‘must-have’ and wearing them with frayed jeans was marked as ‘cool.’ 

Adidas Indoor Super label

After years of enjoying prominence, the shoe was discontinued for a while before enjoying a brief reissue back in 2003 in limited numbers. The reissue kept most of the details of the original but instead utilized leather for the upper.

The shoe was released again in bigger numbers after that, much to the delight of fans of the shoe. It has also seen a few iterations since then. 

Facts / Specs

Style: Classic, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Other
Collection: Adidas Originals
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Gum Sole, EVA
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

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Author
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.