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Almost Impact Plus

Almost Impact Plus

Almost Impact Plus Technology Deck Skateboard hardware is exposed to an extraordinary amount stress and strain, especially the skateboard deck itself. Thus, there have been a steady output of new deck innovations and technologies that promise to improve the hardware’s lifetime. With that said, the old fashioned seven wood ply layers of North American maple have…

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By Edan Qian, July 2, 2016
Levis Skateboarding Collection Checkout SS16

Levis Skateboarding Collection Checkout SS16

It has been a while since our last post about Levi’s Skateboarding collection, and we must say, this past year Levi’s has done a lot for the skateboarding community that shouldn’t go unnoticed. Their marketing has been targeted on making effective mini documentaries that showcase skateboarding in developing communities on an international level. Check out…

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By Edan Qian, June 18, 2016
Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel

Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel

Recently in videos and even Street League competitions we’ve seen skaters on the Nike SB team wearing a new shoe that looks extremely…simplistic. Upon first impression it looks like a new model, but with a closer look, we found out it’s a revamped version of the old Nike SB Bruin called the Nike SB Bruin…

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By Edan Qian, June 1, 2016
DC Smith S

DC Smith S

If you’ve seen any of Evan Smith’s parts you know that he’s got a very raw but finesseful approach to his skating. If you’ve read any of his interviews, or met him in person, you know that he’s the most down-to-earth, positive vibin’ free willing, hippy-esque skater to keep it real in the skate industry….

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By Edan Qian, May 8, 2016
adidas Skateboarding Superstar Alltimers

adidas Skateboarding Superstar Alltimers

A modern, skate-performance take on an ’80s legend, adidas Skateboarding took the Superstar model, slimmed it down and made it super light for the needs of a skateboarder. Durability Overall, the durability of the Superstar vulc is good. The Superstar has probably the most iconic rubber toe cap which takes its advantage into account. In…

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By Edan Qian, April 8, 2016
adidas Skateboarding Seeley Villemin

adidas Skateboarding Seeley Villemin

Boat shoes are stylish and good for skateboarding. Adidas has noticed this and developed a while ago the Seeley model which combines the style of a boat shoe with a skateshoe. Lem Villemin from Stuttgart had the chance to design a colorway for this season. We’ve had the chance to put his adidas Seeley to…

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By Edan Qian, April 6, 2016
Nike SB Koston 3

Nike SB Koston 3

You’ve seen the hype on instagram, facebook and skate websites, Nike SB and legendary skateboarder Eric Koston has teamed up again for the third time to create something completely different from the Nike SB line-up, which includes his two previous pro models. Koston being a huge sneaker fan himself, knew exactly what he wanted and…

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By Edan Qian, March 19, 2016
Cons Metric CLS

Cons Metric CLS

Although Nike had acquired Converse more than ten years ago, we seldom come across a Cons model that features the innovative technology a Nike Sport Research Lab would foster. Occasionally, we see Lunarlon insoles being adapted, and the quality of suede is heightened, but a new model that features technical elements in every aspect of…

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By Edan Qian, March 5, 2016
Nike SB Dunk Low Pro IW

Nike SB Dunk Low Pro IW

The Nike Dunk is one of the most iconic sneakers ever, and is also Nike SB’s first model launched to create the extremely successful skateboarding program and brand it is today. The Dunk was the perfect model to start the SB brand because it offers endless design possibilities and as a result, the shoe is…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, January 25, 2016
Ishod Wair Interview

Ishod Wair Interview

  Ishod came to the Berlin Weartest and for the launch of his Dunk Low Pro “Ishod Wair” shoe. Together with Solo Skatemag and Place Skatemag we had the chance to chat with him and ask him about his shoe, Love Park and cars. Could you describe the process of developing your new shoe. It was more the…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, January 22, 2016

Announcement: Team changes

Due to work-related reasons, as of 1st February I will take a break of being the editor behind all-things-weartested. Instead, Edan will take care of weartested.com, the print reviews, as well as the facebook-, twitter- and Instagram-accounts. Different editor, same high quality of indepth skate shoe reviews. Thanks, Christoph

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By Christoph Dyckmans, January 17, 2016
Weartested Awards 2015 – Best Durability

Weartested Awards 2015 – Best Durability

Best Durability 2015 – adidas Boost ADV  

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By Christoph Dyckmans, January 1, 2016
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