Size and fit

The low-top Adidas LXCON 94 shoes is a unisex model presented in men's range. Women are advised to take 1.5 or 2 sizes down their usual shoe size for a more comfortable, snug fit. Like most running-inspired sneakers, this model uses the traditional lace-up fastening system for snug fit. 

This lace-up sneaker has a mesh base and leather overlays that hug the feet comfortably. Meanwhile, the lightweight EVA midsole with Adiprene cushioning on the heel delivers comfort and support fitting for all-day use.

Adidas LXCON 94 Style

Adidas LXCON 94 displays a look that is a modern representation of the 90s running footwear. It flaunts the tech vibe of its predecessor, revamped with premium materials. The upper is layered with various materials with a pop of colors to pay homage to the classic 90s fashion. To complete the dad sneakers look, the chunky sole gives a nostalgic effect to anyone who loves 90s fashion.

Adidas offers this bold and futuristic sneaker in numerous colorways. Some of the most popular hues are crystal white/collegiate royal/hi-res yellow, running white/grey four/energy pin, core black/cloud white/grey two, core black/grey six/solar red, and cloud white/crystal white/solar red.

Just like the trendy dad sneakers, there are countless ways on how to style the chunky Adidas LX CON 94. For gents who want to infuse rugged elegance in their attire, they can mix this chunky kick with their crew-neck sweater and dark dress pants. For a modern twist to any sophisticated look, a wool overcoat with tattered denim jeans would surely look great with this dad sneaker.

For ladies, a pair of skinny jeans with oversized hoodies will surely give a laid back vibe when paired with kicks with a chunky sole. Some are also spotted strutting the LXCON 94 with their electric pleated skirt and sweater.

Notable Features

What makes the Adidas LXCON 94 a true head-turner is its overall look that flaunts a bold running-inspired sneaker. This re-creation of running kick displays layers of various materials on the upper added with pops of hues to make a striking impact on all its onlookers.

This sneaker also has the signature plastic tube along its lacing system extended around its collar. This element seemingly holds the several panels together for added reinforcement and style. Moving down below is the chunky midsole seated atop the outsole in contrasting colors. This pattern was seen on its original iteration released in the 90s.

Adidas LXCON 94 History

With its almost seven decades of heritage, Adidas has gathered countless silhouettes to work with. The brand has mastered the art of uniting fashion, form, and function in all its products, making it one of the formidable brands in the athletic and fashion domain.

Adidas Originals, a Three Stripes' sub-brand, was formed to specialize in re-introducing vintage style to the current lifestyle fashion. This sub-brand aims to familiarize the younger generation with the history of the brand by adding fresh elements to a few of its vintage silhouettes.

In 2018, the brand once again expanded its retro lineup by introducing the Adidas LXCON. This model was initially unveiled in 1994 as a follow up to the success of the EQT line. Adidas Lexicon created a promising mark in the running genre for its distinct plastic piping found on the heel of the upper down to through the lacing system.

The brand reimagined the LX CON in 2019, launching the Adidas LXCON 94 as a lifestyle sneaker. Displaying a look dubbed as chunky dad sneaker, the Adidas LXCON 94 receives the similar technology-infused treatment as the original version.

Additional Info

  • The ridged rubber outsole of Adidas LXCON 94 for men provides durable traction on various surfaces.
  • Adidas branding can be found on the heel, tongue, insole, and rubber outsole.
  • The Adiprene technology is a lightweight cushioning found on the midsole that absorbs shock effectively.
  • The plastic tube that works as eyestay was used to distribute pressure across the foot equally. 
  • A Torsion system is found between heel and forefoot that stabilizes the foot. 

Facts / Specs

Base model: Adidas LXCON
Style: Dad, Retro, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Adidas Originals, Adidas Adiprene
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Mesh, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric

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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.