I've skated these for 9 days and a hole has already formed. The suede is flapping off, but thats it. It's a really great and beautiful shoe, but it just falls apart after a few hours of practicing kickflips. 9 days is really bad compared to all the shoe reviews I've watched of the dude skating the shoes for a month and there was no hole. Really disappointed.
The Accel Slim has rapidly become the most requested shoe for the new generation of skaters. As a refined version of the Accel OG it is a perfect all around shoe with excellent boardfeel, durability, and comfort. Try some and take your skating to the next level.
- Lycra Spandex Tongue Straps
- Molded STI Energy Foam Footbed
- Minimal Tongue and Collar Padding
- Breathable Tongue Mesh
- 400 NBS Rubber Cupsole Outsole
- Egg Crate Midsole Construction
- Suede/ Synthetic Mesh
Great skate shoes. No nonsense. Repeat purchase.
My son ordered a pair in a size too small, which my daughter kept. We then placed an order in the correct size for him. The shoes are very stylish for each, but my son skateboards (my daughter doesn't) and he's already almost worn them out. (Hers look great!) It's been 5 days. Is there anything else he might try that would be more durable? He uses shoe goo, then duck tape, but nothing seems to last because he skates so much. Thanks!
Comfortable and very good for skating
Accel slims are the shit
These are absolutely the best shoes ever. I think they were broken in literally by trying them on and walking around the bedroom. I have both the Arctic Blue and the Off White w/black soles and I'm getting the Dusty Pinks and Light Blue ones next. The sole is thin enough to provide proper boardfeel and yet padded enough to keep my heels from getting bruised. Super light weight, no excess bulky material. Never has a shoe had everything that you need and nothing that you don't. I've also never had a shoe run so true to size before, and I've worn almost every shoe out there. I really like the elastic bands that hold the tongue in place, it makes the shoe that much more comfortable. I wore this one particular brand of shoes for years because I thought it's what real skaters did; then I found out that brand is owned by a goofy magazine that couldn't possibly care about skateboarding. If the owners of a company don't use the product that they own, what makes you think that they care about it? I've made the switch, I couldn't be happier, I'm supporting skateboarding 100%, I'm just sorry I took so long getting here. Stay strong, be blessed. Encourage Skateboarding
very easy to break-in the shoes, comfortable fit. these are very good shoes. the high price is worth it especially when being ordered from canada (wade desarmo pro model)
Love the shoes they look very nice and comfy!!
What can be said about a white shoe that a white shoe doesn't already say for its self? Classic. Sleek. Sexy. Its sensuality oozes from every pour. The clean silhouette of the Accel slim just adds robust curves to already classic color way that has seduced the likes of Marc J. and Heath Kirchart. Wade D. would be the man with the wood to tame these lil minxs and call them his own.
Who doesn't love cookies n cream? Ice cream, Iced Frap or as an Oreo cookie with icing flavored to taste like Oreo. There's nothing better than cookies n cream! What I really want to know is who is the genius that decided to slap an Oreo against a pair of Accel Slims?? Genius. This color way is delectable. I haven't skated these sweet treats yet but am sure they will be scrumptious.
I love eS shoes. Have for over 15 years. This was the first time I found a size inconsistency between shoes. I bought some Accel (regulars) last year, size 12, and they fit like every other eS shoe I've purchased. However, these Accel Slims were small and didn't fit well at all. I checked the size and the tongue said 12. There were also no 12.5's offered for me to replace and try to compare. My only suggestion would be to make sure sizes are consistent across all shoes.
Great shoes, bought them for my gf, she is happy with them too 😃
I am 84 years old, but young at heart, and ride my bicycle about 6 miles every day. I love my Accel Slim ES skate shoe and find it very comfortable. I guess you would say that I have a wide foot, so I did find that while my usual shoe size is a 10, with this "Slim" shoe, size 11 fit me perfectly. I like it that this shoe seems to be well ventilated and is comfortable even in our hot summer days of 90 degrees. Thank you ES for a great appearing, very comfortable shoe. By the way, your customer service is great!
Accel-ent shoe. Good support and durability.
This shoe looks really nice. I encourage anyone who likes this shade to buy. Very good looking shoe.
Ordered a pair of accel slim and package got sent back and were very fast to respond with the issue and sent them out right away and I now have them and are great shoes ! Reminds me of when I first started skating !
Huge Accel and Wade Desarmo fan
Accels have always been one of my favourite shoes. Bring back the all black Accel Plus again, then I’d never wear another shoe again.
These shows have held up crazy well for how much I've been skating recently. 8 hours a week or so for the past 3 weeks. Excellent quality.
These are so sick.... if you made far enough to read this, you might as well buy a pair or two
I have been absent for almost a decade I think. I´ve owned many Accel OGs in my active years and I am delighted that I have chosen a brand new model again. That is just my kind of shoe, perfect for my feet, stylish and I cannot think of a better summer shoe for me right now. Long live éS!
The colorway alone is the best thing I’ve ever seen. On top of it being the accel slim makes it perfect. I have a wide foot which makes this shoe fit perfect. With boardfeel and also the help from the Cupsole it truely is perfect
Oh snap, a review on shoes. At first I was triggered and hated these, they felt as stiff as a stick, and I was not having it. Went to a clothing store to try on different skate shoes, and the Nike SB felt tight, the vans old skool were nice though. But I told myself, I should try these out first, they look AMAZING, but after a few days of wearing these I love them. Stiff at first but once broken in, they are the most comfortable shoe I own, they don't hurt my feet and they don't feel like they're going to fall off, the tongue stay is a REALLY nice feature, after wearing converse for like 10 years, that feature is like a dream come true. So for an honest review, if you're scared to get skate shoes, don't fear here, break them in by walking and then skate on them because you will get the most comfort out of tbem. 5/5 10/10 best shoes, not triggered anymore.
I play indoor airsoft in them. They grip the floor really well. I'd buy a second pair if you made an olive drab or ranger green model.
greate service, greate products. keep pushin'
I let wade know i bought his shoe Shoe looks amazing in white suede Toe cap seems different then original accels Amazing 🤗
These shoes are nice for comfort also with great board feels. I can go for stairs and gaps right to ledges and flip tricks. To me these are a hybrid shoe, they’re in between lots of support and also, like I said earlier board feel. These are my goto skate shoe! Thanks ‘es
Those shoes are incredible. When i skated for the first days, my flip tricks were perfect but durability on the gum is not much durable that i expected
These shoes will make you have the dankest heelflip in the game, son.
These are 7th pair of accel slims and with the energy+ insoles they make my skating and style so fun
Has comfort with ankle support and also a lot of board feel. I loved these, I just bout another pair thanks guys!
These shoes fit perfect and are holding up nicely. Will definitely be buying es again!
I have bought multiple pairs of these because I am so happy with the performance. They are durable , comfortable,yet protective without being too bulky. Everything you could ask for in the accel og with a little more board feel.
Very comfortable and durable skate shoe, probably the best colourway, looks so fresh!!!
I absolutely LOVE these shoes. Thank you so much for bringing eS shoes back. I wore the Accel's back in the day and they were my favorite skate shoe. Once I saw you brought it back as a slim, I knew I had to get it. Admittedly, I have not skated them yet. They are too nice to mess up! I would buy more in a heartbeat. Please continue releasing new colorways of this show. I am trying to get my hands on, well feet on the red Accel slims size 11 if you can help me!! I am a loyal customer for life!!!!!
I gave this shoe 2 stars, and let me tell you why.... I am a HUGE fan of eS and was jumping for joy when they came back, well I jumped too early eS needs to work on a lot of stuff (heres my personal opinions, remembering I was skating in the 2000's fat shoe era so im picky as heck)_______________ - FIRST IMPRESSION (3 stars): amazing looking on website, just like the OGs which are my standard for good shoes (granted they are too thick)... not so much at the store, very very clown looking and it is because the shoe laces do not come down as far as the OG version making your toe look more like a point and less round (which sucks for us 2000 heads)________________________ - FEEL (2 stars): felt "good" but not great like the OGs did, I wear a size 9 and I felt like I needed a 9.5 to fit comfy. That was a mistake, my feet look like clown feet, the worst!! But the fit out of the box was OK, I did get a toe pinch when I bend my toes since I got a half size too big________________ - CONSTRUCTION (2 stars): the suede is chill, love the classy accel layout (cant be beat ever) HOWEVER..... the sole on these shoes are BY FAR some of the worst soles Ive ever skated or walked in. They use "Egg Crate Midsole" so after my first walking around in them I felt this very uncomfy waffle pattern on my heels, unskatable, unwearable egg crate crud.... honestly the worst skate shoes from eS Ive ever tried, holy moly did these turn into paper like vans did_________________ - OVERALL (2 stars): I would NEVER reccomend this shoe to any Real Skater, the Egg Crate Midsole is a deal breaker and the durability is also to be of concern (unless you like skating in paper soles then rock on just hope you dont bust through that cheap STI Insole and feel that nasty Egg Crate Midsole on your heels like I did)....... I will never buy a pair of eS Accel Slims again, and its looking like thats what they are mostly pushing_____________________ looks like Emerica is dropping some slick looking Cupsoles (Emerica Dissent) that might need to replace these AWFUL Shoes, also just go get some Reynolds G6's (little tight on my toe but dang dang good shoes there) or stick to the OGs even though they are WAY too bulky even for me haha______________________ PS: sorry I tried to paragraph my review but it blocked it all into one paragraph
The best shoe ever Thank god es is back All them other skate shoes suck
super comfy should put straps for tong on all shoes
Don Brown, Thats all you need to know.
These shoes, as any skater would expect, should be given a Five Star rating. Their simplicity and reinvigorated durability is absolutely top-notch, HOWEVER, there has been a serious failure on attention to detail by our friends at Sole Technology Inc. They don't include extra shoe laces and regardless of the petty nature of the complaint, as a skateboarder of some 15 years, backup shoe laces are 100% fundamental. Especially if the shoe doesn't have lace protection! On top of that, the laces that are provided are below average in terms of durability, they are thinner than your average skate show lace and unless your rubbing Shoegoo all over your brand new Accel's, you'll be in need of new laces within five sessions of skating the shoes. Other than that, love the shoes, they got good feel and the new slimmed down structure is a work of art. Just be ready to make a separate shoe lace purchase if you plan on rocking these beauties. ^HEY SOLE TECHNOLOGY INC., check out this review and start hooking up your shoe boxes with some extra laces, never know when you're gonna shred through a lace or need a backup belt for the skinny brothas out there. And hook me up with a couple pairs of laces while you're at it!!
My favourite shoes in a new great colourway....all white and gum, achtung baby! :)
Got them on a 1/2 off sale I'm not sure of the difference from the first pair I got which were black and red with the gold logo (I think the accel slim tres) but I love the way these skate. They've lasted me maybe a month and a half in the past and a couple weeks after that if you really beat them down. Comfortable out of the box, nice board feel, no complaints here.
These are my first pair of es shoes and I'm sold. They fit great and look even better.
The es Accels are the best skate shoe of all time. They are comfy yet supportive. The rim gives you perfect grip for kickflip flicking as well as a great heel. They are also just a great casual shoe to wear, especially with all of the different options available now. I've had these shoes 7 or 8 times now across my life, starting with the all black ones when I was around 8 years old. I learned how to ollie in these shoes. Something that doesn't get as much praise is the tongue, which is really pillowy and nice to have on the top of your foot.
My favorite shoe just got better
Happy to see the rebirth of the legend. Thank you!) Recently acquired Accel Slim Mid Explorer - very pleased with them Better and can not be, Running offices are too tough ... if you still sent to Russia - millions of skaters will become even happier
Great skate shoes. A classic remastered for today's skating needs. Comfy but with great board feel, stylish. All u ever need. 1 of my favourite colourways next to the great navy/gum that came out earlier in the shoes life
Best shoes ever. Super comfy but with great board feel, stylish, awesome colours. Couldn't ask for anything else on a skate shoe
éS products have long been my favorite. When they went out of production, I was heartbroken. Now they’re back with the classic shoes we loved with awesome new features. The cupped heel adds a lot of stability and helps keep the shoes on your feet for those who like a looser tie. The comfort is unbeatable.
best shoes on the block! thank you Es!
This is the perfect cupsole shoe. This classic shoe has be reimagined to adapt to modern times. The toe has stretched out to prevent shoe lace breaks. The sole of the shoe has been slimed down for a better board feel but still thick enough to protect your feet. I use to skate the original accels in 2007 when I started skateboarding I loved them for the shape of the toe I really enjoy the way a kick flip feels in this shoe. You will not be disappointed.
First pair of e'S since the "hiatus". I gave up on Sole Tech because quality was really bad for that last few years, but e'S seems to hold themselves to a much higher standard than Emerica. I bought 2 pairs of the Accel Slims and do not regret it. I haven't skated them yet, but my initial impression is that they are very well made. Stitch lines are quality, fit is true to size (i wear 10.5 in Adidas, i bought 10.5 Accel's and they fit snug which is just how i like them). Cushioning seems to be adequate, they are very comfortable! Considering i have only skated vulc shoes for the last few years, these feel similar to a vulc shoe straight out of the box. I don't anticipate any break in time. Probably going to scoop another pair just because i'm that impressed with them.
These shoes are incredible. They are true to size and fit a bit snug at first, but don't worry, these break in like a dream. This forest green, black and gum color combo is straight fuego. I can't wait to skate these
CLEAN and fresh. Love them almost as much as my accel og's. Elastic band on the tongue is da bomb.
Started skating them yesterday. Feel great so far! Reminds me of the old shoes my brother used to get.
If I could do 10 stars I would. These things are comfortable and clean!
These feel great. They’re exactly what you’d expect. Remind you of the regular accel, but a bit less bulky. The insoles are super comfy.
The only issue I found was that one of the insoles layers was separated upon arrival when I opened the box. It felt a little uncomfortable because when sliding my foot into the shoe the insole graphic layer would roll up and there would be lumps along the bottom of my foot and the inside of the shoe. I kind of wish that I ordered some of the sti energy insoles you guys offer and replaced the insoles you provide for the shoe. Kelly Hart is the man though and the graphic is dope so I’m hyped for him but yeah besides the uncomfortability of the insoles the shoes skate great! I wish I would’ve realized 2 days after I purchased this shoe was going to go on the 2 for 1 deal because I could skate multiples of the shoes. Don Brown is rad too and let me get some OG white Accels when I was at SoleTech because I was wearing beat up NB skate shoes and he told me to get rid of the Grandpa sneaks haha. Best dude!
Best skate shoes ever. Super comfy, slimmed down from the original, but not too slim. Sturdy and classic.
Shoes clean as a baby's bottom
I’m only giving these shoes five stars because that’s the highest I can. Otherwise they’d get 10 stars. éS is the greatest. If you don’t have them, GET THEM. Stop shopping big name brands because you think they are “better” get real skateboarding shoes, made by real skateboarders. You guys really think the CEO at Nike can kickflip? Or the CEO at Adidas has a tight back lipslide? Nah. But over here, éS shoes; these dudes can skate. Trust me. Get éS, it’s really the béSt thing you can do.
Took me a few seshes to break them in but now that I have, ooooooh boy! Compliments on steez galore. Glad eS is blowing up. I've been a fan for yearssss
Best shoe ever!!!
Very confortable and so much strong. Perfect to do skateboarding. Pretty nice.
I love the accel slims, these are my favorite shoes to skate. They have really good board feel.
Super comfortable. They feel well made, like they'll last a long time.
BUY A PAIR !!
Top shoe. Tongue is elasticly maintained. Sole protective. Shipment to France easy as pie. Will order again !
Very comfortable, love the gum sole with the slate grey!
Everything you would expect from an updated classic. Effective cushioning and ankle support. Happy to be back exclusively skating èS.
Its an awesome shoe it lasted me a long time. The shoe fits comfortably the first time you try it on! You can feel your board pretty well
The accel slims are the best shoe iv ever skated and the gum sole is the cherry on top ! Love es best shoes ever
YYeeeww !! eS are the best, always will be. Thank you for re-releasing a classic, in a time period that really needs it! Thank you for making a shoe that does not look like a f***ing boat shoe. This is skateboarding people
Maybe the best design for skating period. Classic look will never go out of style. One of my favs.
These are one of my all time favorite shoes. The Accel Slim is just right looks wise. Sizing is a bit short though. I wear a 12 in most shoe brands but these get real narrow right at the start of the vamp. The material under the suede crimped at a couple bend spots and dig into my pinkie and big toes. It's a bummer cause I can't wear them because of it. For the first 10 minutes they were just a little snug and were glorious. Then the material crimped permanently and digs into my toes. Ever since it's been almost unbearably uncomfortable. I muscle through it sometimes because they look so good. I even bought another pair in a different color to see if maybe I got a defective model or a fluke crimp but it's the same on the second pair. My god are these beautiful though. Maybe a 12.5 would work but that's not an option and historically for me, 13s are too big. Oh well. I guess if your foot is wide and you're a 12, you may have to skip this model unfortunately.
Extremely comfortable!!! I love Es footwear because it has a classy style to it where any one in any life style would complement this company. It also has me reminiscing of the Koston, Creager, and Muska days.
Awesome shoes, love the color and you can never go wrong with Accels or Accel slims
One of the greatest skate shoes of all time. Tried and true themy first choice for 20+ years. Love the white leather and gum .. as well as black/gum .. WE NEED ALL RED WITH RED LACES PLEASE!!!
I absolutely LOVE the eS Accel Slim, and this colourway is very nice indeed. It is a clean and stylish look and feels great...even more so when you replace the stock insoles with the eS Energy Foam Insoles. Can't wait for more colourways....pastel pink and pastel blue suede versions next please eS. :)
Great shoe. Really holds up with every day wear and tear. Comfy to stand in all day while working. Lightweight yet solid. 💯
Skating these bring me back to when I was skating the OGs 12-13 years ago! Love them.
They look amazing, super comfortable on a day to day, have yet to skate them but they have all the "accel" attributes!
This slimmed down version of the classic Accel is just the perfect shoe. I have been a lifelong lover & supporter of eS. When they were re-reborn their new styles didn't disappoint, including the Accel Slim!. Excellent flex, longer toe piece (but without that pointy pixie boot look that some skate shoes are rocking), super comfy, durable, & that classic Accel style which will never age. Thank you eS for make a great shoe even greater!!
These shoes are fire🔥 Af they're durable and comfortable with a stunning look. Love the way these shoes skate my 6th pair of éS shoes already, and hands down my favorite and perfect skate show in my opinion❤️💪
The accel line has always been my go to for skateboarding and everyday shoe. You guys continue to amaze, thank you!
This shoe is sexy as hell. With a clean, sophisticated look they stand alone when you're just chilling. The leather accents are a great touch and make that éS logo pop! Of course, skating them is like any other Accel Slim - money. Love the toe, the flick and the classic lines. Board feel is great. I think this shoe is a classic and I get excited every time a new colourway drops! Keep 'em coming!
One of the best skate shoes I've had. Always my go to!
Very nice and compact shoe!
These mu4kers are awesome.
Best shoe ever (or at least since K3)
So comfy! Haven't skated them yet because there too fresh too scuff up so soon. Kelly Hart did do 100 tre flips in a row in these though and barely showed any ware, so I'm sure they will be hitting my grip soon. Thanks Don & Kelly!
During my +30 years of skating, I can say with absolute certainty, that this model is the best that I've EVER had. - Dear management; please don't ever discontinue the maroon and the black on black model, and please don't go out of business ever again as I'll be absolutely shattered (all over again) if that were to happen.
This is the 4th pair Ive bought and i couldnt be happier with them. Very good board feel and the protection is great. If youre looking for a quality shoe that will last you a good amount of time buy this shoe. If anything just buy es. These guys are skaters making shoes for skaters. You cant go wrong with them.
Best skate shoes ever, on my 5th pair! Just a heads up though the white/gum are leather, not suede like it says in the description.
These shoes are fire. Absolutely love them. Comfortable also .thanks
Another amazing shoe,these are good right out the box,the board feel is amazing In this shoe,and I'm definitely getting these bad boys,yup your boi about to be back on the streets,and what better way to come back wearing the best skateboarding shoes out there,in my opinion again,es skateboarding for life👊✨👊✨👊 This Navy Brown and white super clean look,I can't wait to get a pair of these to.I'll be back in style you already know💯❤️💯
Best shoes I've ever skated, missed és while they were gone! Recommend these to everyone. I'm on my fourth pair!
I mean, cmon- it's an Accel. They're quintessential skateboarding shoes. You look down at your feet and think you're about to switch heelflip a picnic table...before you realize that you're washed up and your switch heelflips bounce off the ground at this point. Coming from years of vulc shoes the grip isn't as good obviously , but the boardfeel is very close. A great cupsole. My only gripe would be that they run small and I'd say order a half size up.
I mean, cmon- it's an Accel. They're quintessential skateboarding shoes. You look down at your feet and think you're about to switch heelflip a picnic table...before you realize that your washed up and your switch heelflips bounce of the ground at this point. Coming from years of vulc shoes the grip isn't as good obviously , but the boardfeel is very close. A great cupsole. My only gripe would be that they run small and I'd say order a half size up.
This shoe is great third pair ive gotten. Es has the best shoes it dont matter what ones u get
Does this shoe really need a review? It's the accel lol they are my favorite shoes to skate ever. Cup sole with board feel .
The colourways are non-stop fire. If I ever win the lottery you stand to inherit a very large sum of it.
My favorite skate shoe. Breaks in fairly quick and has awesome board feel and support. Easy to slip on but still keeps your foot locked down. The sole lasts a surprisingly long time. Awesome shoe
Somehow eS has made the Accel even better with the slim design. I love how I feel and how it looks when I wear the shoe.