When you spot those three iconic stripes on the side of a pair of shoes, you know it’s adidas. The German company is synonymous with comfort, quality, and style. Whether you're training for a marathon or racing around the grocery, the most comfortable adidas shoes have cushy midsoles and feature either Cloudfoam or Boost proprietary technology. To understand which one is right for you, it's helpful to dig into the construction because there are a few key differences between the two.
- Boost: This midsole tech is made of compound foam and is considered the better material of the two, and as a result, it's a pricier option. It is known for its durability and features adidas' most responsive cushioning. However, Boost shoes vary in weight.
- Cloudfoam: This memory foam midsole is considered lightweight in comparison to Boost. It has a cushy feel and is especially great in adidas slides, which have a particularly squishy sensation underfoot. Cloudfoam shoes also tend to be more affordable, but you're not getting quite as much energy return.
Adidas shoes with Boost or Cloudfoam are available in a whole host of styles. I’ve included trendy sneakers that are inspired by the '90s and cradle your feet while complementing your go-to casual look. Meanwhile, a pair of classic slides is perfect for throwing on if you're stepping out to get the mail but can also be styled with jeans and joggers.
Ahead you'll find ultra-comfy shoes for every lifestyle, and some even boast tens of thousands of Amazon reviews.
1. A Premium Running Shoe In Modern adidas Style
If you’re looking for a comfortable shoe that can go from the gym to the mall, these cushioned running shoes are for you. They feature Boost responsive cushioning, a lower midsole drop, and a knit upper that is both breathable and durable. The sole is made of rubber with a grid-like outsole that makes them ideal for city running on uneven pavement. Snag a pair in one of eight colors like neutral white or soft heathered shades of indigo and maroon.
Helpful Review: “These things are so light and comfortable. I have never paid attention to how heavy a shoe was and only bought these because they were a decent price and had good reviews. But WOW does it feel good to wear a lightweight shoe, I had no idea! The soles are super flexible and the upper part kind of forms to your feet. It's like wearing socks that have protection under your feet. I wear these everywhere.”
- Available sizes: 5 — 11.5
- Available colors: 8
2. The Slip-On Running Shoes With A Cult Following
These pull-on sneakers skip traditional tie laces and have adidas’ Cloudfoam memory sock-liner, which helps makes this a crowd favorite. They boast more than 56,000 Amazon ratings and a 4.6-star rating and fans reported that they love to run, walk, or play in these comfy shoes. They have a rubber sole and are made of a fitted knit that cradles your foot. They come in 9 muted colors, including delicate blush pink for a pop of pastel, as well as black and foggy grey options.
Helpful Review: “I absolutely LOVE these running shoes. They are extremely light weight, feels like you are running on air yet with support. Super cute, look exactly as pictured & are true to size...I’ve had them for over 2 months and they have not worn out at all. Wipes clean and doesn’t stain which is amazing!! I regularly run outside so I destroy my running shoes, these I’ve just taken a wet paper towel to and they are good as new!”
- Available sizes: 5 — 12
- Available colors: 9
3. A Pair Of Waterproof Slides You'll Want To Live In
These comfortable slide sandals have a soft Cloudfoam footbed that not only supports your foot, but dries quickly if they get wet. They’re designed for slipping on quickly, whether you’re relaxing at the beach, recovering after a big game, or taking out the trash. These affordable shoes have more than 9,000 reviews and a 4.7-star rating. The single strap across the top keeps your feet supported, and they feature a small platform and a non-slip sole. Reviewers say they have surprisingly good arch support that keeps you comfortable all day.
Helpful Review: “I have goofed on folks for wearing these for years and I was wrong and repent. Not only did I get these, I got a pair for my boyfriend...They are comfortable. They are soft and squishy yet firm. They aren’t hard plastic. They fit as expected and are slightly molded to fit the foot comfortably. They’re true to size. I recommend these as house slippers because they aren’t hot and sticky during the summer. They don’t smell super bad yet. They’re pretty inexpensive and I’d assume they’re easy to clean.”
- Available sizes: 5 — 14
- Available colors: 46
4. These Leather Fashion Sneakers With Vintage Appeal
This fashion sneaker has a 100% leather upper and a classic style that goes with everything. The coated leather is smooth and shiny and comes in 31 colors and styles. They're fully equipped for all-day comfort and feature Cloudfoam tech. The outside rubber sole keeps you from slipping, no matter what adventure you're embarking on. The iconic adidas' logo is perforated on the side of the shoe, which is a striking change from adidas' typical triple stripe detail. The tongue is woven so you can wear the laces tied as normal or tuck them into the shoe. Some reviewers cite that it takes a little bit of time to break them in since they're made with real leather, but the overall consensus is that these shoes are super comfy and cute.
Helpful Review: "Love these shoes! They are really comfortable with the cloud foam insert. However, because of the insert and extra padding, they run smaller than normal. I am usually a US size 8 in most shoes, and in these shoes, I had to reorder them in an 8 1/2. They are an overall thicker shoe than some, so if you are not keen on a bit clunkier-style shoe, these might not be for you. I have been looking for white sneakers forever, and I am very happy with choosing these!"
- Available sizes: 3.5 — 11
- Available colors: 31
5. A High-End Pair Of Sneakers That Are Worth The Splurge
These versatile sneakers are designed with Boost midsoles. They’re made of a stretchy knit material that reviewers say is breathable, yet supportive. They have a rubber outsole and stretch in the heel that makes them easy to slip on and allows for total range of motion through the ankle. The shoes already have more than 5,000 ratings, and one of their biggest selling points is that they come in an incredible range of colors (including lime green and a scorching hot pink). They’re a bit pricier, but reviewers noted that they were highly adaptable and could be worn at the gym or paired with casual clothes and even some dresses.
Helpful Review: “I love this shoe so much, I'm in the process of buying a second pair…Despite the outrageous price, they are probably my all-time favorite running shoe. They are light, responsive, and have simple & sleek styling. The laces are no-fuss and easy to adjust. Highly recommended for neutral pronation.”
- Available sizes: 5 — 14
- Available colors: 32
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