Adidas is gaining on the Swoosh in terms of dominating the sneaker scene. A plethora of runners, trainers, and basketball sneakers have contributed to the advancement of the three stripes. One of the brand’s more recent silhouettes has reached unprecedented levels of popularity. The Adidas Iniki Runner is easily one of the hottest sneakers on the market today. In the past several months, they’ve been made available in a wide range of colorways.
In Hawaiian, the word “Iniki” refers to a strong, piercing wind. This name couldn’t be any more appropriate for this 1970’s inspired runner. Vintage style has been combined with modern technology, amounting to one of the most versatile sneakers of the decade.
Suede overlays on the toe and heel bring a sense of originality to a modernized upper. Stretch-mesh provides a sock-like fit, making for a seamless ride. Most importantly, a full-length boost sole allows for the most refined cushioning system in existence. Combine this with a classic gum outsole and there’s no way you can go wrong!
Restocks may be increasingly common but that doesn't mean you should sleep on the Adidas Iniki Runner. Rare colorways of this silhouette have surfaced for double in the resale market. Similar to many Ultra Boost releases, you may benefit from having a bot or personal connection at your local boutique. If you’ve had the opportunity to experience the wonders of the Adidas Iniki Runner, let us know what you think by commenting below. Go ahead and tag us in some on foot shots while you’re at it!