Who should buy the Adidas Stan Smith Mid

This pair suits your choice if:

  • You are thinking of purchasing a shoe with a mid-cut style.
  • You love the idea of a leather sneaker.

Adidas Stan Smith Mid logo

Distinct style of Adidas Stan Smith Mid

The mid-top Adidas Stan Smith Mid features the classic elements of the original but with an extended height of the upper making this a suitable pair for lifestyle use. 

Adidas Stan Smith Mid cut

Retaining all the other hallmark features, this pair provides a trendy look but with enhanced support and comfort. 

The trademark perforated stripes found on the sides, add hip style and enhance the ventilation suitable for warmer days.

Adidas Stan Smith Mid stripe holes

Features of Stan Smith Mid

The extended collar height of the Adidas Stan Smith Mid catches the attention of many buyers. This noteworthy feature enhances ankle support and comfort. 

Adidas Stan Smith Mid ankle support

History of Adidas Stan Smith Mid

In 1965, Horst Dassler engineered a unique design for the world’s best player Robert Haillet. When Haillet retired from the sport in 1961, Horst Dassler inked Stan Smith, another tennis superstar, to represent Adidas in the tennis sport.

Adidas Stan Smith Mid outsole

The Stan Smith is made of full white leather with an image and signature of Stan Smith on the tongue and a full name on the shoe heel.

Adidas Stan Smith Mid tongue

However, in 2012, Adidas halted the production of the Stan Smith in the market because they realized the oversaturation of the model in the market. However, after two years of being off the rack, the Stan Smith made a massive comeback.

Adidas Stan Smith Mid lace

The hallmark guise of the Stan Smith has remained unchanged for more than 50 years, which made it very popular. Recently, Adidas released a mid-top version of this classic silhouette.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Adidas Stan Smith
Style: Retro, Sporty, Minimalist, Dressy
Top: Mid
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: Adidas Stan Smith, Adidas Originals
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Rubber Sole, OrthoLite, Cup Sole

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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.