Adidas Stan Smith Shoes Review

Adidas Stan Smith Sneakers White Green Back With a Few Strach

Stan Smith is one of the most famous shoes of Adidas. Not surprisingly, White Green model can be describes as most iconic shoes of Adidas. As a person who has been used and loved Adidas Originals Superstar for a long time, using Adidas Stan Smith Sneakers was a bit harder for me, which was durable and expensive.

Stan Smith is a famous American tennis player of 1970’s. Mr. Stan Smith has signed a contract with Adidas and one of the most iconic shoes of history is born. Stan Smith shoes looks like classical Adidas design, but differs in some aspects. They are usually made of white leather. Unlike classical Adidas design, Stan Smith does not have three stripes. Instead, it has three rows of perforations. Some of the shoes has a sketched picture of Stan Smith. Usually Adidas names and logos are minimally used. As seen, Adidas r Stan Smith shoes are definitely different than classical Adidas shoes. Maybe, that makes it iconic!

I have always wanted a classical Adidas Stan Smith Sneakers Green as well but I always thought it was way more expensive than its other competitors so I kept on delaying for a year. In the end of a year my parents finally found a great deal and they decided to buy it for me. I was really surprised and happy because I was never able to pay it. I was so happy that, I decided to wear it every single day. But there was a problem about it. Even though I literally bought it with the same size as my old Adidas Originals Superstar this shoes weren’t comfy as it. First week of Stan Smith shoes was really hard for me. The back of my feet hurted so much that I couldn’t even stand wearing it. It put way to much pressure on my footbed.

Adidas Stan Smith Shoe Features

  • Leather Upper
  • Ortholite Sockliner
  • Rubber Capsule
  • Unusual Adidas design
  • Doesn’t have Adidas’s three stripe design
  • Instead stripe, having three row ventilation holes
  • Usually having minimal Adidas logo
  • Mostly having picture of Stan Smith
Adidas Stan Smith Black

This model obviously made a name for the brand so that’s how it became an iconic shoe

Are Stan Smiths Comfortable?

Although Stan Smiths are made of premium leather, there are less ventilation holes compared to other similar shoes. This makes Stan Smiths more warmer, especially in hot days. For this reason this shoes are a bit hard to wear and not comfortable for me. In addition, even thought I bought it exactly in my size, the back of my feet was hurt in first one or two weeks . The problem is, if I wear my Stan Smith sneakers on a physically active day, I just can’t wait to come home and get rid of my socks and shoes. As I said, Adidas Stan Smith Sneakers are not so comfortable for me. There are many comfortable shoes of Adidas, such as Super Star and Duramo 8 which are cheaper than Stan Smith. On the other hand , on a casual day, these shoes are a great fit.

Are Stan Smiths Waterproof?

Regular Stan Smith Sneakers are NOT Waterproof unfortunately. In a rainy day they can get wet. But in 2017, Adidas released a waterproof Classical Stan Smith sneakers with GORE-TEX inner lining. This shoes looks exactly same as classical ones. Leather upper, perforated 3-stripes etc. But having a GORE TEX label and that shows you that, these shoes are real waterproof. This version of Stan has a inner GORE TEX lining and that makes it real Waterproof. Beside GORE-TEX technology, Adidas used a technology called “Infinium™ Thermium™” to make Stan Smiths warmer at cold weathers. Unfortunately, since 2017, waterproof Stan Smiths are not so widely used, somehow. Finding a waterproof Stan Smith Trainers is really difficult in online stores.

Adidas Stan Smith Sizing

Like most of the Adidas shoes, Adidas r Stan Smith sneakers runs a bit small. If you are planning to buy it, I recommend you try it in a real store. Wear and walk around for a while. If you feel a bit uncomfortable try half or one size bigger, and try again. Your idea may change! Once you find best fitting size for you, you can buy it there or find a better price online.

Stan Smith Durability

Adidas Stan Smith sneaker has a full-grain leather upper. Therefore it is much more durable than other competitors. I’m using that iconic shoes more than a year and except for a few scratch, it is very sturdy. It looks like they will last for years! But as I said before, that sturdy shoes are hard to wear for me. May be due to tight structure of shoe. If you like it, be sure that it lasts for years! Very very durable shoes.

My old Adidas Stan Smith shoes, after 1 year of usage. Back view of Green Stan Smith.

After a year of hard use, my Stan Smith shoes look like this 🙂 A few scratch, but still very solid!

Final Verdict

Adidas Stan Smith trainers obviously made a name for the brand so that’s how it became iconic shoes. They are durable and expensive! I think, I should mention how easy this shoes adapt to outfits. I can wear shorts, leggings or a cute dress and throw this shoes on by still looking good. On the other hand, this shoes are not as comfortable as I expect. Leather upper has less ventilation and that makes it warmer, especially in hot weathers. Maybe, one or half size bigger shoes might be more comfortable.

Would I buy it again? Yes, if I find a deal again with half size bigger. Do I appreciate mine? Yes.


How to Find Best Prices @ AMAZON

When I decide to buy, the rest is easy! Finding best prices is usually easy. There are many price comparison sites. Checking that sites is a good starting point. But if I’m not in a hurry, I usually use Amazon.

Firstly, find products that you want in Amazon. Then add it to your Amazon shopping basked and start waiting! When a price drop (or increase) happened, Amazon warns you about that, when you login Amazon. I caught many remarkable discounts in that way. I advise you too.

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Adidas Stan Smith Sneakers






Light Weight







  • Cute
  • Fits easily to outfits
  • Durable
  • Ortholite Interior


  • Expensive
  • Not Much Breathable

6 thoughts on “Adidas Stan Smith Shoes Review”

  1. the design of these shoes look very basic to me, and excessively expensive for a pair of shoes that look like this, thanks for the awesome review!!

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