Early this year, Adidas released new Ultra Boost shoes as a result of their collaboration with Stella Mccartney. There are different versions of Adidas by Stella Mccartney Ultra Boost, but this content will be focusing on the ones shown in the image carousel below.

  • Primeknit textile upper and Neoprene overlays
  • Drawstring-adjustable lacing system
  •  Pull tab 
  • Boost Midsole
  • Stretchweb Rubber Outsole
  • Regular fit
  • Lace
  • Torsion System in the midsole
  • Removable insole
  • Lightweight primeknit upper for hugging the foot like a sock
  • Adidas Most responsive cushioning technology (Boost) in the midsole for providing superior comfort
  • Variety of colourways
  • Torsion System for the foot stabilisation
  • Pull tab at the heel makes  it easy to pull off and on
  • Drawstring or drawcord offers easier fit customisation
  • May not be too affordable by some people
  •  Runs a bit larger

Thoughts on Adidas by Stella Mccartney Ultra Boost

The collaboration between Stella McCartney and Adidas has brought new looks to the Ultra Boost over the years. After many fans have flocked into the online and offline store and tried the sneaker in a variety of colourways, now is the right time to let others know their thoughts. 

 In Summary, the following are what the reviewers provided as their opinions.


  • Majority of reviewers recommended the Adidas by Stella Mccartney Ultra Boost
  • According to a reviewer, this is a super stylish shoe which provides an unreal comfort.
  • Others described the shoe as extremely comfortable and very supportive
  • Many users admit that they like the Style of the sneaker
  •  A handful of reviewers do think that the shoe is a value for money
  • The comfort and responsiveness of the boost midsole are what some reviewers are not willing to ignore
  • The shoe is good for marathon running according to a user who has owned 6 pairs of Ultra Boost
  • A reviewer says the shoe runs big because she’s having a hard time customising the lacing system to keep her foot stabilised
  • In the case of the Adidas by Stella Mccartney Ultra Boost Parley, some reviewers are unhappy because the stripe on the tongue is easily worn out

Rating Breakdown

Aside from customers review, rating breakdown is another way of knowing whether to buy a product or not based on how good it is. In customers review, there’s always a piece of information on a specific part or condition of a product that customers are more concerned about. The concern may yield good or bad review. In the case of the shoe, it may be the upper, midsole or outsole they’re either happy or not happy about. Hence, they have to let their opinion heard by reviewing the shoe.


Unlike customer review, customers don’t have to use words to let their voice heard. What they do is rate the product. The rating will give other people the sense the product performance.


The following pie chart provides the rating breakdown of the Adidas by Stella Mccartney Ultra Boost. The rating scale is from 1 to 5 star. 1 Star represents the lowest performance level while 5 Star stands for the highest performance level. The percentages shown in the pie chart are the percentages of reviewers. So, each star has a percentage of reviewers that have rated the shoe on that level.


Click through the chart if you wish to see the current rating breakdown on Adidas.


Additional Info on Adidas by Stella Mccartney Ultra Boost

Adidas and Stella Mccartney collaborated to release a new look of the Adidas Ultra Boost in 2015. Some men are not happy about this new release because the shoe was exclusively designed for women. It’s not an exaggeration to say that the majority of women fans thirst for the shoe has led Adidas and Stella Mccartney to release more of the shoe in new colourways in 2016. Since it seems like the fans still want more of the shoe, Adidas has released the new colourways early this year.


Read more about the upper, midsole and outsole of the sneaker below. 


The upper of the Adidas by Stella Mccartney Ultra Boost is made of primeknit and features neoprene overlay. For your information, neoprene is a synthetic polymer-like rubber that can withstand oil, heat and weathering. It gives the shoe a new look. The upper is stretchy and quite lightweight.

A pull tab is incorporated on the rear to enable easy slip on and off. This will helps people that are having difficulty putting their shoe on. People without any difficulty will also enjoy the fun of slipping on and off their Ultra Boost kicks. The rear also features heel counter. The heel counter is well located to enable the foot adapts natural movement for maximum support.

It has a drawcord-adjustable lacing system which gives wearers a chance to customise their fits. Some reviewers say the fit of the shoe is a bit on the big side. According to them, going half a size up than your normal size would be a better option.



The midsole of the Adidas by Stella Mccartney feature boost foam which Adidas has been describing as their most responsive cushioning. The boost is made by compressing EVA pellets and moulding it into shape. The material is well recognised for its bouncy, springy and responsive effect. With the boost, your speed can be maximised on a track – the more energy you give, the more you get in return. So, it’s a great energy return material which propels you forward on every step.

Adidas Torsion system is incorporated in the midsole at the midfoot to stabilise the foot and allow the front and rear to flex naturally. This, in turn, offers better arch support to the foot.



Compared to other versions of Ultra Boost shoes, there isn’t much difference on the outsole. The shoe still features the same Flexible Stretch Web outsole. The Stabilising Torsion System location is visible on the outsole.

The outsole of the Ultra Boost is designed to be flexible and provide good traction on an either wet or dry surface. It’s also capable of withstanding wear and tear.

Final Thought on Adidas By Stella Mccartney Ultra Boost

The Adidas by Stella Mccartney is a versatile shoe designed to satisfied women thirst for a versatile sneaker. Adidas most responsive boost midsole is one of the amazing features that’s ready to give you ultimate energy return anytime you put the shoe on. The upper of the shoe was designed to hug the fit like a sock and breathable at the same time. Majority of women are happy with the quality and comfort of the shoe.

Some women feel like the kick is a bit expensive while some feel like it’s value for money. 

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8 thoughts on “Adidas Stella McCartney Ultra Boost Review – Pros and Cons”

  1. Very interesting!

    Sneakers for children included?  My son is approaching 10 and he is into very expensive designer wear.  I bought him some t clothes from H&M, but he chose an Adidas shirt instead.

    Lesson learnt….I wonder where I can get fake look-a-likes as he is fast growing and will wear out expensive sneakers or trainers in less than a year.

    Any ideas?  Meanwhile I absolutely love the site…

    1. Hi Stella, 

      I wish I can direct you to a site where you can get a fake look-alike, but I don’t know one. What I will suggest is get the sneaker for your son where they are on sale. 

  2. First I thought Adidas collaborated with the first wife of the Beatle Paul McCartney. Sadly she has passed away over 20 years ago and then I remebered that her name was Linda, not Stella.
    However, I think the shoes look really funky and appealing. Whoever Stella McCartney is, she seems to know what she is doing.
    When it comes to sneakers I am wearing exclusively Adidas. Not sure why. Maybe three stripes as a company logo have a greater appeal to me than the goddess of victory or a wild mountain cat.
    In my more feminine moments, I might even wear one of Stella’s shoes. Indoors only, of course.

    1. You’re quite close Martin. Stella McCartney is a daughter of Paul and Linda McCartney.

      Yeah, no one will judge you if you wear it indoor. However, you can get a bit more attention if you wear it outdoor.

  3. I’m always looking for a good shoe especially because I have numbness in my feet.
    A good shoe costs money and is worth it. You can’t buy cheap foot apparel anymore.
    I’ve always felt that Adidas makes an excellent product and this shoe appears to be of that level as well.
    I have to believe that Amazon has the best price. Am I correct?
    I always want to know how long these last. Do you know how many steps you can get from these shoes?

    1. I have to say Sneakersnstuff has the best price at the moment. 

      I don’t know exactly how long it will last, but the primeknit material is quite durable. I think I read somewhere that you could get up to 10K steps while do research on the shoe, but I’m not entirely sure.

      Hope this helps.

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