Reworking classic sneaker styles, Adidas by Raf Simons' collection of kicks is innovative, striking and totally modern. From the Response Trail design to the iconic Stan Smith, men's Adidas by Raf Simons trainers combine the youth-inspired style Raf Simons does so well with a sporty edge. A perforated R motif on either side replaces the Adidas three-stripe logo, making the collab's low and high-top trainers hard to miss.
The adidas by Raf Simons Sneakers Buying Guide
Having first joined forces back in 2013, the long-standing partnership between Belgian designer Raf Simons’ eponymous label and adidas continues to deliver fresh, seasonal iterations of some of the sports brand’s most recognizable sneakers. The collaborative collection updates adidas’ classic silhouettes with Raf Simons boundary-pushing aesthetic, resulting in styles like the Response Trail Runner and Bounce reworked in bold color combinations and technical fabrics. Read on for our adidas by Raf Simons sneakers buying guide, which will help you decide on the best size and style for you.
The Most Wanted adidas by Raf Simons Sneakers
Adidas by Raf Simons RS Ozweego Sneakers
One of the most popular adidas x Raf Simons models remains the iconic Ozweego. The streamlined upper is crafted with mesh and leather overlays for a sports-luxe aesthetic, while the tongue is stamped with the ‘Raf Simons’ moniker. The lace-up fastening is easy to adjust, while adiPRENE® cushioning in the midsole and a chunky rubber outsole ensure optimum comfort. Past renditions include a wide selection of color combinations, as well as a capsule of styles reworked with mirror-finished TPU film at the sole.
Adidas by Raf Simons RS Detroit Runner Sneakers
Initially introduced in Fall/Winter 2017, the collaboration’s Detroit Runner sneakers have since been released in numerous other colorways. The futuristic sole design takes center stage, while the canvas upper, rubber toe cap and heel tap adds a casualwear influence. It comes equipped with laces, as well as an 'RS' logo patch at the side and an EVA midsole for additional cushioning.
Adidas by Raf Simons RS Stan Smith Sneakers
Raf Simons is known for bringing life to Adidas’ most popular sneakers, and the Stan Smith is no different. Raf Simons left the Stan Smith virtually untouched for the collaboration’s first iteration, save for replacing adidas’ three stripes with perforated ‘R’ lettering. Further versions have seen patterned leather and two-toned styles with a contrasting heel tab.
The adidas by Raf Simons Sneakers Sizing Guide
Sizes on adidas by Raf Simons sneakers are listed in US men’s sizes, and you can use the below size chart to find your corresponding UK, European or Japanese size.
For example, if you usually wear a men’s UK size 9, you should take your adidas by Raf Simons sneakers in a US size 10.
How To Care For Your adidas by Raf Simons Sneakers
We would not recommend cleaning your sneakers in the washing machine, as this may alter the color and finish of the upper and sole.
You can use a specialist waterproof protector spray on suede and leather styles to prolong the life of your sneakers. adidas by Raf Simons sneakers should ideally be stored in a box and in a dry place away from any heat sources.
- How do adidas by Raf Simons sneakers fit?
The collaboration’s sneakers generally fit true to size, and we recommend getting your usual size.
- How much do adidas by Raf Simons sneakers cost?
Prices range from $450 for Detroit Runner sneakers featuring a canvas upper and directional rubber sole, to $2,148 for Ozweego sneakers modernized with a mirror-finish outsole. The collaboration’s take on the Stan Smiths with perforated ‘R’ detailing costs between $195 and $335.