Size and fit

The low-top Adidas Sabalo Slip On sneaker is a unisex pair that is presented in men's sizing from 4 to 14 US in regular width which is equivalent to women’s 5-15.

This sneaker has an elastic tongue-centering gusset on both sides for easy to slip on and off design. The brand added removable molded Polyurethane sockliners to deliver snug fit and comfort that suits the all-day use.

Adidas Sabalo Slip-On Style

Displaying a minimalist look with striking details on its sides, the Adidas Sabalo Slip On will surely stand out in the crowd. The upper is dressed in unique hues seated atop a white rubber sole. Meanwhile, the overlapping side panel wave pattern was a design inspired by the fisheye lens, the preference of most skate photographers.

The Cloud White/Core Black hue is made of canvas upper resting atop a white rubber sole. The iconic Trefoil logo on the tongue is in white to keep the monochromatic look of this colorways. Meanwhile, the Clear Orange/Cloud White/Light Purple colorway is the result of the collaboration of Adidas' first female skateboarder Nora Vasconcellos. This limited edition color is made of pink leather upper with the lavender Trefoil logo and NORA embroidery on the tongue.

The clean and straightforward design of this slip-on sneaker looks great when paired with any laid back attire, such as tattered jeans or light-colored shorts paired with clean and crisp plain tees. Some users can also be seen strutting this pair with their athletic jogger pants and windbreakers.

Notable Features

Many users and onlookers loved the straightforward overall design of the Adidas Sabalo Slip On sneakers as it heightens the versatility and the adaptability of this kick to various ensembles. Also, many liked the overlapping side panel curves along the platform of this sneaker. This element gives a redefining look to this vulcanized footwear. This shape was inspired by how a shoe looks like under the fisheye lens, which is the favorite lens to use by photographers who cover the skateboarding sport.

Adidas Sabalo Slip-On History

Adidas founded the Skateboarding Project in 1989 as a branch that was specific in creating and engineering footwear for the skateboarders all over the world. The Three Stripes commissioned several professional and nonprofessional skaters to collaborate with and come up with high performance and stylish footwear that can be used on and off the board.

Since its launch, the Adidas SB team has been considered one of the finest labels in the skateboarding field. With its impressive team of high-class skaters and engineers, the brand was able to come up with various iterations that could help its users improve their performances.

One of the latest additions to the Adidas SB lineup is the Sabalo silhouette. This straightforward sneaker gives a distinct look for its playful take on the fisheye lens, which was usually seen used by skate photographers.

As a follow up to the noticeable Sabalo lace-up model, Adidas launched the Slip On version. As the name tells us, this version got rid of the traditional lace-up fastening system and used elastic goring on both sides for easy slip on and off.

As an addition to the Cloud White/Core Black colorway, Adidas partnered with Nora Vascocellos, the first lady rider of the Three Stripes, to come up with a unique colorway for the Sabalo Slip On. The limited edition Adidas Sabalo x Nora Slip On Clear Orange/Cloud White/Light Purple colorway aims to showcase the love of Nora for skateboarding and arts.

Additional Info

  • The Adidas Sabalo Slip On shoes feature a Geoflex tread design that provides flexibility and traction on several kinds of surfaces. This element allows users to maximize board control and feel.
  • The Adidas Sabalo x Nora Vascocellos colorway features a floral artwork in the inner lining, extended a little bit on the heel for the added style. This hidden detail reminded Nora of a garden, that has been vibrantly executed to give its owners and onlookers a pleasant surprise.
  • The Adidas Sabalo Slip-On Clear Orange/Cloud White/Light Purple colorway uses the improved Adiprene sockliner that better reduces the impact, especially when skateboarding.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Adidas Sabalo
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Adidas Skateboarding
Colorways: White / Black
SKUs: DB3065 / EE6130 / EE6132 / EF8503

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