Could the Reebok Answer DMX 10 (Answer 1) be the first misstep in Reebok’s comeback? Since people have been getting their pairs either through early sales, connections or coverage purposes (like what we’re doing here), there...
Could the Reebok Answer DMX 10 (Answer 1) be the first misstep in Reebok’s comeback? Since people have been getting their pairs either through early sales, connections or coverage purposes (like what we’re doing here), there have been differing opinions about what is and isn’t in the shoe (namely the DMX tech), the quality of the leather, etc. I address the controversy in the video, but obviously it wouldn’t be until I actually wore the kicks that I would be able to give some sort of take one way or another.
After having worn the kicks on a casual basis (I never wear retros to play on the court) for the past few days (I filmed the video on Monday), I can say that the retro Answer 1s are quite comfortable on my feet. Now, based on how people describe DMX technology, I didn’t necessarily get that “walking on clouds” feeling, but I didn’t feel like I was missing out on anything. It’s no Lunarlon by any stretch, but they still felt fine as I broke them in.
As for the quality of the leather, I was definitely more aware of whether or not they crunched up and if they felt “cheaper” in comparison to other Reebok retros. They did not look noticeably worse after wearing them (no scrunching) but there was definitely a difference in the feel of the upper (especially towards the toe) depending on what part of the sneaker you’re examining. In other words, if Reebok Classics focused all of their energy on getting the various retros of the Reebok Question right, then maybe they laid off the pedal just a bit with the Answer…
The Reebok Answer DMX 10 will be available in stores tomorrow for $150.00. My advice? Wear them in-store first and get a feel for them, especially if you’re a DMX believer. You have the proper context to decide whether these live up the OG pairs or not. Don’t be that person that just buys them because they’re a nostalgia trip or it might get you extra cred on Instagram. The Answer lies with you…
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