Who should buy the Reebok Pump Omni Zone II

Grab a pair of this model if you:

  • are into throwback sneakers with a modern level of comfort
  • prefer footwear that will keep your feet snug and guarded
  • opt for kicks that are easy to clean and maintain

Reebok Pump Omni Zone II lateral label

Who should NOT buy it

This kick is not for users who prefer lightweight bball sneakers. Because of its layered leather upper, fans consider this model heavier than most basketball sneakers on the market. As an alternative, you may check the Reebok Royal BB450 HI2 or the famous 6 Rings from the Jordan lineup

Reebok Pump Omni Zone II lateral back view

Feel, strut, and enjoy the vintage mood with the Reebok Pump Omni II

Reebok brought one of the most celebrated basketball shoes back to the shelves to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Launched in 1989 as basketball footwear, the Reebok Pump Omni Zone 2 became famous when 1991 Slam Dunk champion Dee Brown wore it during his iconic "No Look Dunk."

Reebok Pump Omni Zone II collar

The sneaker that jumpstarted the "Pump" culture

People who grew up in the '90s definitely know the importance of the Omni 2 in the sneaker culture in general. It was the silhouette that popularized the Pump technology, a game-changing technology in the world of footwear. This pump tech is displayed on the tongue to adjust according to your preferred fit.

Reebok Pump Omni Zone II tongue label

Cushy and undeniably responsive

Found on the midsole is the Hexalite that provides soft and responsive cushioning. This tech absorbs shock as you traverse the city pavements. 

Reebok Pump Omni Zone II hexalite technology

What is Reebok Pump?

Reebok debuted the Pump mechanism in 1989 as an air bladder system. This tech has an inflatable chamber that you can inflate or deflate for a custom fit around the ankle and entire foot. This mechanism lets the wearer enjoy a snug fit giving more stability and support while playing basketball or simply traversing the urban streets.

Reebok Pump Omni Zone II rubber outsole

It displays a real conversation-starter vibe

Its retro flair instantly will bring you back to the '80s and '90s glory days. The upper is layered with a premium leather upper and is reinforced with TPU caging system for added support and protection.

Reebok Pump Omni Zone II laces

Reebok Pump Omni Zone 2's famous folk: Reebok Pump Omni Lite

Instead of re-introducing the Omni Zone 2 in 2007, Reebok introduced a fresh iteration molded from the classic Omni Zone 2. Dubbed the Reebok Pump Omni Lite, this limited-release model features an accurate recreation of the nostalgic bball footwear. After several years, Reebok decided to deliver the Omni Lite in General Release quantities and recreate it in different colors and styles every year.

Reebok Pump Omni Zone II padded insole

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Sporty
Top: Mid
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Reebok Pump, Reebok Hexalite
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole, EVA
Season: Spring, Fall

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