Primeknit is a new fabric that Adidas are using in a range of modern and heritage shoes. Primeknit is a soft fabric that Adidas describe as: breathable (has pores/gaps woven into it) and is flexible (contours different foot shapes). Primeknit is a comfortable fabric that should lower the 'break in' time of a new shoe; when compared to an all leather upper. Primeknit is a modern fabric that was developed and released in the last decade.
Primeknit versions have been released of the following Adidas shoes (currently available): Tubular X, Stan Smith, ZX Flux, Rod Laver, Superstar 80s, EQT Racing 93 and the Court vantage. For those readers unaware, the previous list of Adidas shoes encompasses both modern and heritage shoes; the Tubular X being an example of a modern Adidas shoe and the Stan Smith being an example of a vintage / heritage Adidas shoe.