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Yo Gotti Gives Us A First Look At The Puma CELL Viper

Puma ambassador Yo Gotti and Puma give us a first look at the upcoming Puma CELL Viper. This new model is said to be a fresh take on the heritage running silhouette with a radical new look.

The Puma CELL Viper is a reimagined design of the  ’90s silhouette. It’s a throwback to the vis-tech running wave introduced 20 years ago. This new version of the shoe comes with a new upper inspired by heritage CELL sneakers from the PUMA archive. Design details on the shoe include the classic Formstrip placement paired up with vintage colors. The first colorway will come in a PUMA White ? Ponderosa Pine color scheme. It will sit atop a chunky midsole with CELL cushioning technology and a brand-new CELL branding on the rear portion of the sole. Above you will find Yo Gotti wearing another colorway done in a White, Red and Navy color scheme.

Look for the Puma CELL Viper to release globally on PUMA.com, PUMA stores and retailers starting February 1.

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PUMA Launches CALI Nubuck And Basket Crush For Valentines Day

PUMA has just unveiled two new women’s releases that are perfect for the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday. Pictured above we have the PUMA CALI Nubuck and the PUMA Basket Crush.

The PUMA CALI Nubuck is an evolution of the classic PUMA California, Cali Nubuck stands out with stacked soles channeling laid back West Coast vibes. Purely updated with a soft nubuck upper, its patent details remains true to the original. Dropping in a soft, muted Elderberry colorway, it features tonal laces and contrast colored branding on the tongue. These sneakers are a season must-have. The sneaker will be dropping on February 1st.

PUMA helps you out for your Valentine?s day fit with the New Basket Crush. Aptly rendered in bold Hibiscus colorway, the unique asymmetrical lacing system creates a perfect top-down view of the shape of a heart. One of the brand?s most iconic silhouettes, the latest iteration is designed with beautiful fashion-forward detailing inspired by on point street style. Featuring PUMA branding on the heel with tonal Formstripe on the lateral and medial side, these stylish sneakers will be a hit all year-round. The sneaker will be dropping on February 8th.

So which pair is on your must-have list ladies? Remember Cali Nubuck releases on February 1st and the Basket Crush drops on February 8th.

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Puma Hoops Will Be Bringing Back The Classic Puma Palace Guard OG

Not only is Puma hoops back, it looks like they will also be rereleasing classic Puma basketball sneakers from their archives. First up, the Puma Palace Guard OG.

Worn and introduced by NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas during the 80’s, the Puma Palace Guard OG gave players an edge on the court. Having earned its place in NBA history. Reengineered in 2019 to bring back its original glory, the shoe comes fitted with Trinomic technology on the heel and padded collar for enhanced comfort, while the microperforated toe and quarter panel provides additional cushioning.  The shoe also comes with a 3D Basketball logo on the tongue, while the Red and Blue color scheme pays homage to the Detroit basketball team ahead of the March 8th global release.

images: KITH

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This Puma Clyde Court Celebrates The NBA London Game

A new colorway of the Puma Clyde Court was recently unveiled. Shown above, this iteration of the Puma Clyde Court celebrates the NBA London game that pitted the Washington Wizards against the New York Knicks.

Dubbed the Puma Clyde Court London Calling, this shoe comes dressed in a Red, Black, and Gold color scheme. What really sets off this pair is the all-over embroidered lion decal covering the woven upper as a nod to the three lions printed on the Royal Arms of England banner. Adding even more of a royalty aesthetic to the shoe is the Golden heel while the translucent midsole and Red rubber outsole round out the main features of the shoe. ThePuma Clyde Court London Calling is available at select PUMA stockists in the US and UK as well as at Puma.com for $120.

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Puma Hosts Party To Celebrate Nipsey Hussle And Puma RS-X Trophy

This past Wednesday in Los Angeles, Puma hosted a celebration event for rapper & PUMA Ambassador Nipsey Hussle in honor of his Grammy nomination. The Puma RS-X Trophy was displayed throughout the Peppermint Club venue, in various unique floral arrangements. Sneaker customizer Mache also created 36 custom pairs of the RS-X Trophy for Nipsey to gift everyone who helped him on the album (i.e Diddy, YG, Belly?etc.). The night also saw Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, T.I. and DJ Mustard stop by to celebrate Nipsey Hussle’s big night.

The Puma RS-X Trophies celebrates the extreme reinvention of fame in the era of social media and reality television. Out now, look for the Puma RS-X Trophies at PUMA.com and select Puma retailers.

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Puma And Jannik Davidsen Give Us A First Look At The Puma Alteration PN-1

PUMA and Jannik Davidsen, Creative Director and Founder of Han Kjøbenhavn gave a first look at the all-new Alteration sneaker during the Han Kjøbenhavn?s Autumn-Winter ?19 show in Paris. Designed by Jannik Davidsen, here is a first look at the Alteration PN-1.

This PUMA and Jannik Davidsen collection is categorized under Puma’s Co.Creative program. Facilitating partnerships between PUMA and up-and-coming brands across the world, Co.Creative is a platform through which the company works directly with creative trailblazers from the fashion, music and sports industries. Jannik Davidsen a name to reckon with in the Danish fashion scene is known to break the norms of conventional streetstyle. Drawing inspiration from his personal experience of growing up in the suburbs of Denmark, his Co.Creative collection with PUMA is deeply rooted in the theme ?From the Outskirts?, reflecting a down to earth, analogue expression of style through unique street-ready silhouettes.

Every breakthrough begins with exploration, and this new sport-fashion silhouette was born to explore urban haunts. Inspired by a post-apocalyptic world, Alteration PN-1 is an unexpected unity of two very different perspectives ? while the upper gets a simplistic expression and structure referencing Copenhagen?s outskirts, the sole is a futuristic vision of wavy disproportions and bulky shapes.

Look for the Alteration PN-1 in bold Celery-Limelight as well as in High Rise ? Gray Violet to release globally on PUMA.com, PUMA stores and retailers on March 21.

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Puma Just Dropped The Womens Puma DEFY TZ

Just dropped, above you will get a good look at the Puma DEFY TZ. The newest iteration to PUMA?s popular women franchise was created to help elevate anyone?s workouts and keep up with an active day. The model challenges the standard of a typical workout shoe. Built for comfort, the Puma DEFY TZ PROFOAM comes with a sole that provides instant cushion, while keeping it lightweight. Its strategically placed TPU pieces add shoe-upper, support and allow for high rebound. The fully knitted upper offers the ultimate level of comfort to the otherwise fashion-forward silhouette.

Rewriting the rules of performance and training, the DEFY TZ beautifully balances support and style. Who better to represent it than Selena Gomez, who perfectly embodies the shoe. Out now, pick up the Puma DEFY TZ at PUMA.com and retailers worldwide.

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The PUMA Nova GRL PWR Releases This Weekend

PUMA will be launching a new silhouette this weekend exclusively for women with the arrival of the PUMA Nova GRL PWR.

PUMA and Lola Plaku, music industry power player and Lola Media Group CEO will release the exclusive PUMA Nova GRL PWR sneaker this Friday, January 18th on PUMA.com and in select stores worldwide. This is Lola?s first sneaker release as part of PUMA?s Co-creative platform. ?Lola is known for spearheading a mission to empower young women, and this partnership pays tribute to her efforts with a Nova sneaker pack aptly titled GRL PWR,? says Yassine Saidi, PUMA?s Senior Head of Select. ?Lola inspires others to create change and push culture forward, making her the perfect co-creator of the new Nova.?

Designed by Lola, the Nova GRL PWR has a bold, 90?s inspired silhouette, rendered with a slim mesh upper with leather overlays and vibrant color blocking. Lola chose distinct color palettes for the sneaker, dropping in two colorways, Black?Surf the Web and Peach Bud?Pearl Blush. With GRL PWR branding on the heel tab, the look is finished with a lace closure system. A natural trendsetter, the GRL PWR woman embraces her feminine side while still valuing the comfort and street style swag that compliments her active lifestyle.

Lola shares, ?This campaign is truly about building self-esteem and creating a platform for self-discovery, growth and empowerment. Girls and women should believe they can be anything they want to be.? Having forged her own path in the male-dominated music industry, Lola is passionate about paving the way for other women by fostering career development. The narrative behind the Nova GRL PWR aligns with her GIRL CONNECTED mentorship program, which will pair aspiring female professionals with her industry colleagues to learn the various aspects of the music business (A&R, creative, marketing, etc.) Last year, Lola hosted GIRL CONNECTED events in London, Atlanta and Toronto in partnership with WeWork and also hosted two events at the NYU Clive Davis Institute in New York City. The full GIRL CONNECTED program will launch later this year. In March, Lola will release her second PUMA Nova iteration and will also be a featured speaker at the annual SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas.

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An Official Look At The Upcoming Blends x Puma CELL Endura

Initially unveiled last month, Puma now gives us an official look at the Blends x Puma CELL Endura. This latest Puma collab has them teaming up with BLENDS to create a special iteration of the CELL Endura.

 

Founded by Tak Kato and Mike Toe, BLENDS started as a simple concept store that provided a unique shopping experience for their consumers.  Having grown up in Japan, they wanted to bring an international perspective to the industry by blending international tastes with global level products. Headquartered in LA, BLENDS  continue to keep the streetwear culture strong by bringing some of the most-exclusive and trend-setting collection under one roof.

Inspired by ‘Futuristic’ and ‘Unusual’ design ideas, Blends x Puma CELL Endura is dressed in a mesh and PU coated leather upper with iridescent metallic silver leather overlays. The fading effect of the tone change aims to represents ‘Understanding of Nothing’ – while there exists an infinite space of the unknown, living with uncertainty towards the future without forgetting the past is key. The sneakers stay true to the original silhouette with the Cell technology fitted on the midsole. Featuring an added loop puller on the tongue, the CELL X BLENDS co-branded sockliner completes the look. 

The Blends x Puma CELL Endura launches on January 24 exclusively at BLENDS stores and on PUMA.com, PUMA Stores and select sneaker retailers starting January 26.

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A Puma x SANKUANZ Collection Will Be Releasing Soon

Contemporary Chinese label, SANKUANZ links up with Puma to create a utilitarian-influenced Spring-Summer? 19 collection. The emerging fashion label helmed by LVMH Prize Semi-Finalist Shangguan Zhe has been making waves in international fashion week circuits for his unique spin of uniform dressing.

Pairing fragments of contemporary art with vintage sportswear and sleek uniforms, Shangguan Zhe reinterprets streetwear with a rebellious voice. Going with the theme ?Kill the Wall?, his designs are symbolically charged, conjuring up images which encapsulate subcultures. An eclectic mix of new and traditional patterns, the collection features un-conventional prints and bright logo typefaces to create a bold and neutral collection.

The capsule collection of footwear and apparel highlights custom editions of the Puma Cali, Cell Endura, RS-X and the Thunder silhouettes. Characterized by neutral earthy tones with flashes of vibrant neon pops, these kicks sport over-exaggerated soles for a tougher look. The original retro-running silhouette from the 90s, the Puma CELL Endura comes with contrast blocky neon and reflective overlays. The bold chunky sole with striking translucent colored pods features PUMA’s innovative CELL cushioning technology. An evolution of the court sneaker, the Puma Cali is built with a smooth suede and tonal leather upper, contrast leather lining and a thick molded rubber toe bumper. To achieve a chunkier look, the shoes are decked with a heavily textured rubber sole and exaggerated molded rubber inserts on toe and heel. Debossed SANKUANZ script on the outer heel and an all-over graphic footbed completes the look. The Puma RS-X  is an innovative and futuristic silhouette inspired by archive PUMS RS Styles. With contrast blocky neon and reflective overlays, it’s fitted with a sculpted layered sole featuring PUMA’s comfortable RS (Running System) cushioning technology and a translucent rubber heel counter.

Blending functionality with a modern flair, the apparel incorporates a combination of football jacquards mixed with techno-inspired logo fonts. Playing with retro futurism, a clash of green and purple colors underline a combination of vintage and tech materials. The PUMA x SANKUANZ track top in double knit fabric is designed with a two-way full zip closure and welt pockets. While the PUMA x SANKUANZ unisex hoodie features the brand?s wordmark reflective print with embroidery outline across chest, the PUMA x SANKUANZ pants with an oval graphic patch is informed with SANKUANZ x PUMA knitted tape running down the side seams. The range also includes crews, tees and accessories with chunky trims for a modern look.

The PUMA x SANKUANZ collection will be available on PUMA.com and leading sneaker retailers from February 2.

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Women Will Also Got The Very Own Version Of The Puma Jaab XT

Puma will also be releasing a women’s iteration of the Puma Jaab XT. Just like the men’s version, the women’s Puma Jaab XT is made for high intensity workouts but will also have you looking fly while doing so. International supermodel and boxing badass, Adriana Lima proves that from sweat comes mental and physical beauty. Regardless of shape, color, or size, training stimulates positive results that enhance one?s inner warrior. The Jaab XT was designed to motivate and push women to perform at their best yet.

The Puma Jaab XT is inspired by the grit and grace of boxing. It is a multi-purpose cross trainer built for a one-two punch. With the Jaab XT you can train hard in the gym and look good while you do it. The shoe features webbing support and rubber wrap ups that guarantee tight traction. A bootie construction offers aggressive multidirectional movements and a perfect fit. The Jaab XT also features PROFOAM technology to add cushion to its midsole. In addition, the forefoot HYBRID drop-in adds the lasting comfort you need to push through to the final round of exercises, so you can stop dreading those final reps and finish with a bang.

Look for the Puma Jaab XT to release on February 13th at Puma.com and select retailers.

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Lewis Hamilton Gets His Muay Thai On In The Brand New Puma Jaab XT

Puma just dropped new boxing inspired footwear. Worn by Lewis Hamilton (see images above), let’s get a closer look at the Puma Jaab XT.

The Puma Jaab XT was built to last and push boundaries. Whether you are training in urban jungles or boxing at the gym, you?ll be equipped to elevate yourself to the highest level.

The Puma Jaab XT features webbing support and rubber wrap-ups, the shoe guarantees tight traction. Its HYBRID Foam combines two of PUMA?s newest technologies, NRGY beads and IGNITE FOAM to add lasting heel and lateral support, allowing for multi-directional movements. And because it wouldn?t be a PUMA shoe without full comfort, the Jaab XT?s built-in PROFROAM offers instant cushion, lightness and high rebound. In other words, the shoe is built for everyone?s intense workouts. It can handle whatever you throw at it; speed bag training, burpees, tire-flips; whatever it is, you can do it harder and faster in the Jaab XT.

The Puma Jaab XT is now available at PUMA.com and select retailer for $80.

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Adriana Lima Switches Modes In The New Puma Mode XT

Looking for a versatile shoe that you can wear at the gym AND at brunch? Adriana Lima helps Puma launch the brand new Puma Mode XT. The new Puma model is said to be capable of tackling your busiest day regardless of what’s in your agenda.

The Puma Mode XT has a provocative aesthetic that’s built for intense training of all kinds, so you can shift modes and push your limits in style. As the ultimate multitasker, Adriana Lima best embodies the spirit and purpose of the Mode XT. Whether it?s rocking the catwalk, breaking a sweat at the gym or running after her kids, she is always on the go, switching gears while looking flawless. Inspired by the modern boss lady, the Mode XT blends street style with performance-ready technology. The full length PROFOAM ?podular? midsole provides lightweight rebound, plus its HYBRID Foam offers cushion and responsiveness, generating the ultimate training experience. In addition, zoned rubbed outsoles create traction for training movements while its upper allows for lightweight comfort. The Mode XT is a high intensity training shoe at heart, but that?s just one of its many modes. It?s up to you to unfold its full potential. The Puma Mode XT is now available at PUMA.com and retailers worldwide for the retail price of $90.

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Release Date: Rhude x PUMA CELL Endura

There’s a new collaborative colorway of the PUMA CELL Endura hitting retailers soon as today we bring you a look at the Rhude x PUMA CELL Endura.

In conjunction with streetwear and fashion brand Rhude, PUMA takes the CELL Endura silhouette and gives it an almost-tonal appearance. Constructed out of mesh with leather overlays, this sneaker comes covered in White and “Asparagus” on the upper along with embroidered “Rhude” branding on the side panels and “FOREVER” and “FASTER” written on the toe caps. Teal and tan branding then appears on the heel while a chunky midsole wraps up the look.

You’ll be able to get your hands on the Rhude x PUMA CELL Endura beginning January 17th at select PUMA retailers for $160.

images: SNS

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A Look At The All-New PUMA Mantra FUSEFIT

PUMA has just introduced a new men’s training silhouette as we bring you a first look at the PUMA Mantra FUSEFIT.

The sneaker features an asymmetrical collar combined with medial support with an elevated ease of entry. The knitted FUSEFIT upper provides customizable lacing while maintaining a sock-like knitted feel. The TPU lace loop in the heel provides heel lockdown, while aggressive rubber wrap-ups on both the lateral and medial side provide the stability necessary for quick, agile movements. The full-length EVA tooling provides lightweight support with rubber coverage in key training zones underneath the foot. The PUMA Mantra FUSEFIT retails for $110 in the US and is available now on PUMA.com.

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