3 July 2015


Every once in a while, we'll splurge on something that we really want. We've worked hard and we deserve it. The thing I splurged on were these shoes. 

I learned about the ZX Flux Xeno's about a week before its Australian release date on of my excessively frequent Adidas Shop browse. I had to have them!

When they were released on June 12th, they sold out online before I even woke up. I mean, I knew they were going to be popular, but not this popular. 

I went into the City the next day on a mission to leave with a pair of these shoes. I arrived at 10am. After asking sales assistant after sales assistant if they had any in stock, I found a pair on display at Hype DC on Pitt Street and it was in the size that I was after. I would be lying if I said I didn't snatch it off display and walked quicker than usual to the till. The lovely guy who served me told me it was the last pair that they had...

The ZX Flux Xeno's retails for $180 and although they're slightly on the expensive side, they're definitely worth it if you're wanting to the perfect statement sneaker. 

They're awesome to style and they're fairly versatile. If you're going for a fashion shoe with added comfort as a bonus - this shoe definitely fits the brief. 

My rule is: if you can't style it with 3 different outfits, don't buy it. You could wear these with your laziest trackies tucked in to a fitted top and you'd look effortlessly cool. My go-to outfit to pair with these shoes is simply some high shine tights, a loose fitting tee and a bomber jacket to finish it off. You could also rock the Xeno's with your best pair of jeans or shorts for warmer weather.

We have to talk about the reflective technology. It was ultimately inspired by the scales of the Xenopeltis Snake from Southeastern Asia. In natural daylight, the shoe will show off a slight iridescence, and in direct light or with use of a camera flash, the shoe turns a bright variety of reflective colours. It's pretty amazing to say the least and it's definitely a conversation starter. 

Unfortunately, the Adidas store will not be re-stocking the Xeno's because they were a limited release shoe. This means that shoe stores like Hype DC also won't be re-stocking the Xeno's. If you absolutely need the Adidas ZX Flux Xeno's in your life, people are selling this shoe on Ebay at seriously jacked up prices.

The Xeno reflective technology is also available on other popular Adidas shoe silhouettes like the iconic Superstar's. Again, these styles are sold out, but you may find them on Ebay.

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  1. These are so cool! I think I just have a love for most of adidas however... ;)

    Rubbish that they've sold out! Enjoy those babies!

    alicegibbs.blogspot.co.uk x

    1. Yesss! I think I have a slight obsession with Adidas at the moment haha!

      Alissa x