Size and fit

The Adidas Originals released the Tobacco model exclusively in men's sizing. This shoe features a lace-up closure with tonal cotton flat laces for a personalized, secure fit. The inner is lined with leather material, and the collar is well-cushioned for the added comfort.

Adidas Tobacco Style

The low-top Adidas Tobacco features timeless design existed since the late 70s. This iconic silhouette is dressed in premium brushed suede and embellished with serrated leather Three-Stripe, toe suede overlay, and premium leather inner lining.

Aside from the timeless profile, this shoe displays eye-catching muted fall toned colorways that are easy to style. The brand finished the entire look with a leather heel tab and textured retro gum rubber sole.

Most buyers style their Adidas Tobacco with any casual guise like all-day city strolling, going to work, or having a laidback night out. Most of them don this shoe with their jeans, joggers, shorts, activewear and some even with their trousers.

Notable Features

The Adidas Tobacco displays a real iconic silhouette that has stood the test of time. It has the noteworthy brushed suede upper for the added texture and character. Meanwhile, the classic rubber gumsole creates depths and authentic retro vibe and serves as the signature feature of this shoe.

Adidas Tobacco History

Since its inception, Adidas hasn't stopped in providing quality sporting goods. From the tracks to the city pavements, the Three Stripes earned its spot in the cultural history of the British and Americans. The brand holds innumerable classic silhouettes that serve as the blueprints of current day's reincarnation courtesy of the sub-brand called the Adidas Originals.

The Adidas Tobacco was initially introduced in 1978 and was inspired by the heritage models Adidas Gazelle and Adidas Samba and bears similarities with the Adidas City Series, specifically the London. The brand derived its name from the tobacco leaf's color palette. This shoe displays the typical silhouette during the 70s - suede round-toe with the toe overlay and durable rubber gumsole.

Through the years, the Adidas Tobacco has undergone several modifications and reissues to cater various tastes and preferences. This classic has secured its spot as an iconic trainer and a real symbol of Three Stripes' unmatched ability to design stylish and functional footwear.

After almost 40 years since it was initially introduced, the brand re-launched the Tobacco with subtle updates in the details while maintaining its prototype's elements. Adidas kept the iconic features like the brushed suede heel, leather heel tab, and the stitched Tobacco insignia on the tongue for the throwback vibe. This silhouette has maintained its low-key class as the gentleman's sneaker.

Additional Info

  • The Adidas Tobacco has the Ortholite sockliner that avoids the odor formation that keeps the feet fresh and comfortable.
  • It has the Trefoil logo with the Adidas Tobacco typescript printed on the tongue.
  • The iconic gumsole has a tread pattern on the heel and toe to provide superb traction.
  • Perforations are found alongside the iconic three stripes to provide ventilation.
  • It has serrated eyestay to better hold and reinforce the laces at the same time enhances the overall style.

Facts / Specs

Style: Classic
Top: Low
Inspired from: Training
Collection: Adidas Originals
Closure: Laces
Material: Suede, Rubber Sole, EVA
Colorways: Black / Brown / Orange / Beige / Blue

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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.