GERMAN REPRO BUNDESWEHR ARMY TRAINERS
GERMAN REPRO BUNDESWEHR ARMY TRAINERS
GERMAN REPRO BUNDESWEHR ARMY TRAINERS
GERMAN REPRO BUNDESWEHR ARMY TRAINERS
GERMAN REPRO BUNDESWEHR ARMY TRAINERS

GERMAN REPRO BUNDESWEHR ARMY TRAINERS

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Designer footwear manufacturers and Male Fashion Advisor-nistas hate us. Ivan reveals how you can become fashionable with this one weird item.

That one weird item is: Sportschuhe Bw Hallenschuhe weiß, AKA the GAT. These are faithful reproductions of the German Athletic Trainers produced for the Bundeswehr in the eighties and nineties.

They were designed by either Puma or Adidas, depending on who you ask. Due to the animosity, treachery, and deceit sowed by the deep, bubbling, fraternal hatred between Adi Dassler’s Addidas and brother Rudolf Dassler’s Puma, we’ll probably never know for sure.

Either way, these German-engineered shoes are among the Bundeswehr’s darkest surplus secrets. Although sometimes snubbed by the men and women of the Bundeswehr, the trainers follow a long German tradition of surprisingly chic military attire.

The GAT features a preformed removable and washable insole, lightweight adjustable tongue, secure flat laces, and double-stitched abrasion-resistant suede toe cap.The sole is designed to prevent ankle roll and is non-marking. The exterior is constructed of a smooth, sturdy, probably-cowhide material with a padded reinforced heel cap. Inside you’ll find soft, cozy padding.

It’s basically the Air Jordan (Luft Jerry?) of the Federal German Army. Fashionably militant, and militantly fashionable. What’s not to like?

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Rated 5 out of 5

Surprisingly nice, even if they look like bowling shoes

These fantastic shoes can get you through the day pretty easily, although I do feel kinda bad for getting them dirty

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"Fresh"

Wearing these was the first time in my life someone told me that "those are some fresh kicks"

Once I realized he was serious and it wasn't the late 90's, I thanked him. I told him where I got them and he almost didn't believe a military could design something so nice.

Though they are patterned off of the military trainer, you can tell they are reproductions due to the thin and overly flexible soles. While these kicks are indeed fresh, I would not recommend them for their functionality. Yeah, you can probably run in them in a pinch and they are DEFINITELY suited to heavy lifts (great shoes for squats and deadlifts) I would't do any kind of high impact training in them. Stick to modern runners for that sort of thing and save your feet to fight another day.

If you're one the fence, I say buy them. The sizing was exact (it's very hard to find a 11.5 that fits well) and they are extremely comfortable shoes for everyday use, long walks, etc. They also look fantastic. Hard to find a pair of shoes this cool with that price point, even with the shipping!

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They're pretty good

I've used them for running, encountered no issues. Sizing is good. Nothing really is off.

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Rated 5 out of 5

Great for everything.

I own boots, lots of boots, I dislike shoes, Honestly shoes are useless. However, these are great for anything, running, walking, putting on in the morning, driving. I feel no restraint by these shoes and will continue to use them! I even had someone ask me the other day where I got them, (nobody comments on my clothes until recently.) but they are fashionable, and nice!

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Rated 3 out of 5

Weird inner soles

Over all the shoes aren't bad for knockoffs. The only issue I had was the the inner portion of the sole is some weird rubber grid that could be felt through the insert. I had to double up the inserts to not feel like I was stepping on a waffle.

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