Complete Rave

Reviewed by Zoe from Washington on Saturday, February 18, 2017
I absolutely love these, the only negative is that they are sold out in every color in my size and I would pick up a second pair in a heartbeat.

I'm through and through a Dansko & El Naturalista girl and love a bit of a heel for everyday wear, but I can't stop wearing these! I've been looking for something as light and flexible as my favorite sneakers, but with a grip and waterproof because I've been walking all winter in the Pacific NW and often hit ice on my way home at night. While these Adidas do have the stiffness of a GTX shoe, the overall build is so good that they don't feel stiff - just comfortable. They grip wonderfully and I even took a walk at night (no street lights) over a field and path with tons of uneven ground and they were incredibly stable and never let me down. They are so lightweight, and with the combo of the sole, they just make walking up or down hills so easy and comfortable. I'm seriously impressed with these and it's been tough to find something that met my wants that wasn't A) overkill (so I'd just end up wearing sneakers anyway), or B) not cushioned or designed in such a way as to make me think about needing to find a better shoe.

They fit true to size or possibly 1/4 size large, but you can be pretty certain you'll get something that actually fits. Mine are a 6.5 and slightly larger than my other 6.5 similar styles, so I probably could have gone with a 6, but that's a first. A heavier sock will cure that, but these would be great to wear with just something really lightweight, so perhaps size down if you're in between and don't want to wear heavier socks or an insole. The laces are fab too! Love the ability to just pop and pull in a matter of seconds and have them off, and the whole tightness/lacing issue is just non-existent. The thing that is tough to describe is that these feel like someone almost molded your foot in the making of them, and they are low where they should be and higher where you need it. I'm on the hunt for another pair for sure and can't believe Adidas is my preference over the more acclaimed companies I've been buying from.

The external design and look is very nice too, they have the aesthetics I wanted but thought I might have to sacrifice for the features I needed. I also recommend these for anyone just looking to walk more in general because they are so easy, lightweight and supportive.

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