adidas Samba

The adidas Samba is a low-top sneaker from German sportswear manufacturer, adidas. Having debuted in 1949, it is the company’s longest-running model in production. After gaining huge popularity beginning in 2022, the adidas Samba is currently the brand’s most important lifestyle silhouette and will be offered in a variety of colorways each season, headlined by the most coveted and recognizable Core White colorway.

Check out some frequently asked questions about the adidas Samba below, followed by the latest features, news, and “Where To Buy” guides.

When did the adidas Samba debut?
The Samba debuted in 1949; it is the longest-running adidas model in production.
How much is the adidas Samba?

As of Spring 2024, pricing for the retro is as follows:

  • • Men’s $100
  • • Women’s: $100
  • • Big Kids: $70
  • • Toddler: $60
What are the most popular Samba colors?
The most popular adidas Samba colors is the Cloud White and features a light grey T-toe and dark brown gum sole. The blue adidas label is featured on the tongue. adidas has released this style in a variety of colors that appear on heel and the stripes.
Where can I buy the adidas Samba?

The adidas Samba is available for purchase on in full family sizes. Other retailers such as Foot Locker, Finish Line, and other larger nationwide retailers carry the adidas Samba in a variety of colors and sizes.

Why is the adidas Samba so popular?

The adidas Samba began its comeback in the Summer of 2021, becoming fully mainstream beginning in Summer of 2022. The growth in popularity is largely due to the “oversized” bulky sneaker trend fading away and classic leather sports models regaining popularity. Along with the adidas Samba, the Nike Dunk, Nike Air Force 1, and New Balance 550 also became very popular for its simple design and lower price-point.

The adidas Samba is particularly popular among women for its slimmer profile.

What are the best adidas Samba collaborations?

The best adidas Samba collaboration is with Wales Bonner. The London-based designer played a large role in the model’s resurgence with his series of Samba collaborations and will continue to be an important collaborative partner for adidas in the immediate future. Other Samba collaborations include JJJJound, Fear Of God Athletics, Sporty & Rich, Kith, former YEEZY designer Dingyun Zhang and more.

Will the adidas Samba release in 2024?


The adidas Samba will be the brand’s most prevalent model in 2024. It will be available in variety of colors and collaborations.

adidas Samba

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Kith Gets Colorful For Their adidas Originals Classics Collection For Summer 2024

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