Who should buy the eS Accel Slim

This Accel sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with minimal tongue and collar padding for easy on and off
  • You are after a sneaker with excellent board feel

eS Accel Slim shoe logo

Style of the eS Accel Slim

Bearing several identical elements to the classic Accel but in a compact profile, the eS Accel Slim brings a nostalgic and modest vibe to one’s lifestyle get-up.

eS Accel Slim shoe midsole

It features an upper that consists of premium suede or leather depending on the colorway with mesh overlays on the tongue area. Perforations are situated in the middle area of the lateral sides. All these aesthetics are the primary reason for the Accel Slim’s optimal wearability and throwback looks.

eS Accel Slim shoe laces

Notable Features

The eS Accel Slim showcases the STI Ortholite Open Cell Foam on its insole for excellent foot stability, board feel, and cushioning. Board control is possible with this sneaker because of the Centralized Foot Wrap.

eS Accel Slim shoe toebox

The shoe has a striking pattern on its rubber gum outsole that gives maximum traction and flexibility.

eS Accel Slim tongue

eS has utilized triple stitching on the Accel Slim to deliver durability. Also, protection from abrasion is also provided by the Thermothane Ollie Pad synthetic material applied to the upper.

History of the eS Accel Slim

The Accel Slim is a modern take on the brand’s most famous product and one of the most iconic skate shoes in history, the Accel. Designed by eS founder Pierre André Senizergues, the Accel was introduced in 1995.

eS Accel Slim outsole

The skate shoe received overwhelming positive remarks due to its modesty, functionality, and pristine-looking silhouette. Its timelessness, versatility, and overall features have propelled the brand to widespread popularity in skate culture.

eS Accel Slim side

The original Accel shoe had a bulky construction in a low cut profile. A sufficient amount of padding on the footwear’s interior parts gave wearers supreme cushioning. Due to its quality of style and comfort, many skaters in the ’90s owned a pair or two. Its popularity is not limited to the average enthusiasts, as a number of professional skaters are also seen rocking the eS Accel.

eS Accel Slim other side

Fast-forward to the present, the brand re-introduced the Accel in a slimmer construction. The revamped Accel has been endearing to many long-time fans and new users due to its versatility, excellent board feel, and classic details. It is offered in a variety of colorways.

eS Accel Slim collar

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Es Accel
Colorways: Black / Red / Brown / Blue / Grey / Green / White / Beige / Purple / Pink / Yellow
Special editions: One special edition
SKUs: 5101000144004 / 5101000144019 / 5101000144212 / 5101000144386 / 5101000144389 / 5101000144436 / 5101000144547 / 5101000144559 / 5101000144898 / 5101000144964

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