Who should buy the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On

This low-top Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On could be a great pick for your if:

  • You are looking for a comfortable slip-on that has no shoelaces but still gives a snug fit on your instep.
  • You want a low-top that offers significant arch support and is perfect for the hot season.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Logo

Style of the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On

Vintage sneakers seem to have a perpetual charisma that magnetizes consumers regardless of age bracket they belong to. One particular style that pokes out in the heaps of rubber-soled low-top sneakers is the retro Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On due to its lightweight and relaxed composition.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Upper

Its classic cut comes in a broad spectrum of color options and upper textures, such as mauve, glacier gray, taupe, light smoke blue, moon rock, corydalis blue, white with Turkish blue, cherry tomato, ash rose, to name a few.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Branding

These design options that meld with the wave-like cross stripe branding on the sides is an attraction for consumers who are scouring for dependable everyday footwear that’s comfortable and ultimately style flexible. It’s a kind of sneaker that effortlessly merges with any conceivable lifestyle outfit, be it casual, laidback, dressy, preppy, and, yes, even formal wear.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Opening

Notable Features

Simple Japanese engineering is executed on the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On, keeping its overall structure comfortable and unconstrained. Instead of adding laces to secure the fit, this sneaker uses an elastic panel under the tongue to tighten the upper. Such slip-on style that’s not short in color patterns makes it versatile to pair up with almost a whole closet of wardrobes.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Tongue

History of the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On

The low-top Mexico 66 Slip-On is a nod to the vintage runner produced by Onitsuka Tiger. It bears a strong resemblance to the original reproduction yet built with amenities that capture the interest of today’s consumers.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Insole

Tracing the root s of the Mexico 66 is like revisiting the Olympic archives of the 1960s. Back in the day, Olympic games are intrinsically interwoven in the transformation of the Onitsuka Tiger athletic shoes. A Japanese branded footwear that became renowned among basketball players and athletes heading for long-distance running.

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Outsole

During the late 1970s, Onitsuka Tiger was renamed as ASICS. However, with strong clamor from diehard aficionados, Onitsuka Tiger was resurrected in 2001, causing the return of some of the most recognizable silhouettes on the racks such as the historical Tiger Corsair, revolutionary Mexico 66, former champion runner Serrano, classic racer Ultimate 81, and vintage track resident California 78 Vin. 

Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Midsole

Facts / Specs

Base model: Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66
Style: Retro, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Onitsuka Tiger Mexico
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Canvas, Suede, 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.