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The PUMA RS-X Toys Releases Next Week

PUMA has officially unveiled their latest RS-X Collection with the “Toys” Collection.

Back in the ?80s, the RS was an innovative and high-quality cushioning technology. This season, PUMA launched the RS-X sneaker, a totally new concept built on the classic Running System (RS) line. The new RS-X range is all-things extreme, exaggerated and remixed. Embracing the future and honoring the past, the OG-inspired silhouette celebrates extreme reinvention with its bulky design, material mixes, and bold color palette.

Celebrating reinvention of toys in and beyond sneaker culture, the RS-X Toys design is inspired by collectible vinyl toys. The nostalgia-packed sneakers take you back to the era of iconic toys that generations grew up with. The retro-inspired bulky silhouette is decked with RS technology on the midsole. With a mesh upper and leather overlays, the futuristic design comes to life with an embossed textile heel piece and molded sockliner with RS PUMA branding. Dropping in two new colorways – PUMA Black ? Blue Atoll and PUMA White ? PUMA Royal ? High Risk Red the sneakers feature fun color block design.

Get your hands on the RS-X Toys at PUMA.com, PUMA stores and leading sneaker retailers on November 15th.

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Release Date: Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X

Last week we provided you with a first look at one of the pairs (Bone Shaker) that make up the Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X collab. We now have images of the rest of the shoes from the pack along with a confirmed release date.

The Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X collab celebrates the toy brand?s 50th anniversary. With legendary toy cars reimagined in the all-new RS-X silhouette, the collection features three exciting iterations in the RS-X Toys range. RS-X TOYS HOT WHEELS 16 dates back to the ?Original Sweet 16? ? the first collection of Hot Wheels die-cast toy cars which were touted as the most influential cars of their time. Dropping in PUMA Royal ? PUMA Black, the sneakers feature clear transparent rubber outsole with the Hot Wheels graphics on the reverse side. Paying tribute to the toy car that was created 50 years ago, the RS-X TOYS HOT WHEELS CAMARO takes cues from the ?68 Camaro custom edition. An ode to the life-size replica built in 2018, these sneakers drop in Vibrant Orange ? PUMA Black colorway. The RS-X TOYS HOT WHEELS BONE SHAKER reinterprets the famous casting launched in 2006. A nod to the anniversary Black & Gold Rodger Dodger die-cast car, these kicks are decked in PUMA Black while the Formstripe and quarter features PUMA Gold and laces are intertwined with gold threads.

The bulky sneakers are powered with PUMA?s patented RS technology on the midsole. Decked in mesh, textile and leather overlays on the upper, the Hot Wheels logo is prominently embossed on the outsole and the heel, with RS-X branding appearing on the tongue and RS PUMA branding on the molded sockliner.

Releasing alongside the three different pairs is a wide range of apparel than includes PUMA x Hot Wheels T7 Track Pants and Jacket with customized T7 insert that ties back to the iconic Hot Wheels cars. Tees with PUMA x Hot Wheels graphic and woven labels will also be available.

Look for the entire Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X to release on November 15th at select PUMA retailers and PUMA.com.

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The Staple x Puma Suede Staple Pigeon Collection Drops This Month

Staple and Puma link up once more to collaborate on another collection. Dubbed the Staple x Puma Suede Staple Pigeon Collection, this new collection is the latest Puma release that celebrates the Puma Suede?s 50th Anniversary.

The Staple x Puma Suede Staple Pigeon Collection is inspired by Jeff Staple?s street culture legacy and iconic design, the Staple Pigeon which is a streetwear icon just like the Puma Suede.

Drawing upon Jeff?s experience as a sneakerhead and street culture insider, the Suede 50 x Staple infuses the PUMA classic with the gritty, resilient energy of New Yorkers. A Frost Gray suede upper is decked with Gray laces and pony hair heels. The ombre foil Formstrip and Georgia Peach accents serve pigeon vibes. An extra set of Peach laces make switching it up easy.

To match the kicks, a gray PUMA x Staple tee with a slightly oversize fit showcases the SUPER PUMA Cat cartoon logo combined with the Staple Pigeon logo as an ode to the continued partnership. Clean and classic, this chunky gray PUMA x Staple hoodie is designed for comfort and style with T7 panels on the sleeves and a woven label. A monochromatic embossed SUPER PUMA Pigeon logo on the front is understated fresh. The PUMA x Staple T7 Windbreaker is water repellent to keep collectors fly in all weather. The black, full-zip, hooded jacket is clean cut with a woven PUMA x Staple logo on the hem. A SUPER PUMA Pigeon reflective logo on the back and a small PUMA logo on the front shines day-and-night.

Look for the Staple x Puma Suede Staple Pigeon ($110) and the entire collection to release globally on November 8th at select PUMA retailers and PUMA.com.

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Introducing The Puma GV Luxe

Puma is excited to bring to you the brand new Puma GV Luxe. This new model is a modern take on the Puma GV Special.

The Puma GV Luxe comes dressed in a smooth leather and opts for a court-inspired look. The first colorway to be unveiled has the shoe dressed in a Black upper with Red and Green detailing found on the toe, heel and outsole. Adding another dimension to the shoe is the White formstripe noted on the side panels. PUMA ambassador, Yo Gotti gives us an on-feet look of the new Puma GV Luxe to give you a better idea of what the shoe has to offer.

Look for the Puma GV Luxe to make its debut on November 8th at select retailers and PUMA.com for the retail price of $75.

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Here Is A First Look At The Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X

The Puma RS-X franchise debuts this week beginning with the RS-X model. Like we previously stated, the RS-X and RS franchise will be a part of many collaborations inspired by the toy, television, telecommunication and motoring worlds. One of the first collabs to be unveiled is the Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X.

The Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X celebrates the toy brand?s 50th anniversary. This inspiration can be seen by way of the Yellow accents noted on the shoe, which pay homage to the Yellow his on the Hot Wheels logo.

The Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X is constructed out of several different materials done in a Black base contrasted by the bright Blue and Yellow panels and detailing. The color scheme on the shoe is inspired by Hot Wheels? Bone Shaker toy car from 2006. Although only one shoe from the Mattel Hot Wheels x Puma RS-X collection has been leaked, it is being reported that there will be more shoes in the collection that have yet to be unveiled.

Stay tuned as more release info begins to release.

 

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The Puma RS-X Franchise Debuts This Week


Puma‘s Running System (RS) collection will be expanding this week with a brand new franchise/model. Introducing the Puma RS-X, a franchise that extends the brand?s Future Retro range that takes inspiration from the past to inspire future Sportstyle designs.

Back in the ?80s, the RS was an innovative and high-quality cushioning technology. Today, PUMA has revived and reinvented this design ground up. Arriving this fall, the new RS-X range is all-things extreme, exaggerated and remixed. Embracing the future and honoring the past, the OG-inspired silhouette celebrates extreme reinvention with its bulky design, material mixes, and bold color palette.

To help debut the Puma RS-X range is none other than the Puma RS-X Reinvention. Tis model is engineered with PUMA?s patented RS Technology on the midsole. Pushing the limits with its bulky silhouette, it features a modern rendition of the retro-inspired design. With a complete reboot, the innovative silhouette exemplifies an elevated fit and feel. Utilizing mesh and textile for the upper, the sneakers are fitted with a molded sockliner for added comfort. The timeless style of leather and suede overlays with an embossed textile heel piece provides the right mix of style, versatility and comfort. For this initial RS-X Reinvention pack, the colors have been selected from the most iconic pieces in the PUMA archive, giving them a new extreme context for this new silhouette.

Look for the Puma RS-X Reinvention to release on November 1st  in leading sneaker stores, PUMA.com and PUMA stores worldwide.

Also, moving forward expect to see the RS-X and RS franchise to be a part of many collaborations inspired by the toy, television, telecommunication and motoring worlds.

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Transformers Optimus Prime And Bumblee Get Their Own PUMA RS-X

After teasing their upcoming collaboration a couple of weeks ago, PUMA and Hasbro Inc. have officially unveiled their entire TRANSFORMERS collection. The PUMA x TRANSFORMERS capsule range celebrates the two iconic Autobots, Bumblebee and Optimus Prime, their super powers and remarkable built, reimagined into PUMA?s latest RS-X silhouette.

This season, PUMA launches the RS-X sneaker, a reboot of the RS-0 which was built on the classic 80?s Running System (RS) line. Pushing boundaries in futuristic design with retro vibes, PUMA extends their RS range by partnering with exciting brands that take reinvention to the extreme, from the toy, television, telecommunication and motoring worlds.  With its bulky design, bold color palette and material mixes, RS X TRANSFORMERS pushes reinvention further and explores collectibles in and beyond the sneaker culture.

Equipped with PUMA?s patented RS technology on the midsole, the upper is decked with mesh, textile and nubuck overlays. The RS-X Transformers Bumblebee in Quiet Shade ? Cyber Yellow and the RS-X Transformers Optimus Prime in Dazzling Blue ? High Risk Red are nods to the signature colors of the two protagonists. The RS PUMA branding appears on the molded sockliner while the shoe tongue features the collab logo. The Transformers Autobot symbol fitted on the heel piece accentuate the style.

For the ultimate head-to-toe Transformers look, the collection also features apparel and accessories. Bumblebee and Optimus Prime?s vivid colors continue to appear on the T7 Track Pant and Track Top while the tees feature various iterations of the PUMA x Transformers graphics and all-over prints.

The PUMA x TRANSFORMERS collection for Men and Kid?s drops exclusively at Foot Locker stores and PUMA.com in Europe on November 22nd and mid-December in the U.S.

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A Halloween-Themed PUMA Clyde Court Is Releasing Next Week

PUMA Basketball is joining in on the Halloween festivities this year as they’ll be releasing a special colorway of the all-new PUMA Clyde Court.

Dubbed the X-Ray colorway, this Halloween themed offering of the modern day Clyde gets hit with a unique skeletal footprint graphic in white on the black knitted upper and orange laces to highlight the Halloween theme.  The shoes feature PUMA?s technology components of HYBRID, NRGY and IGNITE to give cushioning, energy return and stability.  The Clyde Court X-Ray is the second colorway of the brand?s first basketball shoe since their re-entry into the category this summer, with the first being the bold Disrupt pair.

Look for the PUMA Clyde Court X-Ray to release on October 30th for $120 at PUMA.com, Foot Locker and Packer Shoes among other retailers.

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Release Info: END. x Puma Thunder Shadow Rise

END. and Puma will soon be releasing a collaborative version of the beloved Puma Thunder. Dubbed the Shadow Rise, this new colorway of the Puma Thunder is a perfect look for your Fall rotation. Just like past iterations of the model, the upper comes with a multi-material construction that uses, nubucks, leathers and suedes. The shoe starts off with a Black nubuck and leather base offset by the Brown and Dark Grey suede noted on the heel and tongue region. Adding a premium feel to the shoe are the leather pull tabs, the cork insoles with dual branding and the additional dual branding on the heel. Below you will find a White midsole and semi-translucent gum rubber outsole to round out the main features of the shoe. Pretty clean, right?

Retailing for ?125 (approximately $145), look for the END. x Puma Thunder Shadow Rise to release on October 20th at END.

via: END.

 

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The Karl Lagerfeld x Puma Capsule Collection Is Officially Unveiled

Last week we provided you with a first look at the Karl Lagerfeld x Puma Suede collab. It turns out that the collab includes an entire capsule collection that also comes with matching apparel.

Originally invited to design a KARL LAGERFELD iteration of the classic Suede sneaker for the anniversary celebration, the partnership soon developed into the creation of a complete 13-piece capsule. Bringing together two iconic brands, each with their own unique aesthetic, the result is a chic, contemporary fusion of KARL LAGERFELD?s signature design aesthetic and PUMA?s sporty, street style classics.

The KARL LAGERFELD X PUMA collection features two unisex Suede sneakers inspired by KARL LAGERFELD?s iconic signature aesthetic ? a tuxedo jacket, high white collar, tie and sunglasses. The shoes blend Karl?s timeless look with contemporary streetwear style, and feature either a playful KARL graphic or removable sunglasses detail. The women?s offering includes a tuxedo-inspired T7 track jacket with matching pants and a T7 Jumpsuit, both are stylish plays on PUMA?s iconic Track Jacket with 7mm stripes, a Track Top, and a cropped Tee. The men?s collection features a slim-fit Hoodie and matching Sweat Pants, plus a logo Tee. The clothing styles is further complemented by a backpack, a shoulder bag and a baseball cap featuring custom KARL LAGERFELD X PUMA branding. Pricing $120.

The KARL LAGERFELD X PUMA collection will be available for pre-sale at KARL.COM and puma.com on October 18th, and worldwide on October 19, at KARL LAGERFELD and PUMA retail stores, online at KARL.COM and puma.com, and via curated retailers and concept stores.

 

 

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PUMA To Release Collection Paying Homage To Tommie Smiths Historic Silent Gesture At The 68 Mexico Games

1968 was a defining year for two legends ? Tommie Smith?s remarkable gold medal victory and historic silent protest against social injustice at the ?68 Summer Games in Mexico, as well as PUMA?s iconic Suede silhouette. To honor this exceptionally brave gesture, as well as celebrate a new milestone, Global sports brand PUMA has created the ?POWER THRU PEACE? capsule collection. All profits from the sales of this collection will be donated to charities pursuing universal equality as part of PUMA?s #REFORM initiative.

The packs within the collection are represented by the five Olympic regions, with iterations and design elements unique to its own – Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas. Suede x PWR Thru Peace x Europe is an off-white silhouette with the Power Thru Peace logo embroidered atop a clean white midsole. Dropping in vibrant colorways, the Suede x PWR Thru Peace x Asia in flame scarlet is decked with mini lookalike Olympic badges on the Formstrip and the Suede x PWR Thru Peace x Africa in Spectra Yellow tastefully features colors of the Olympic rings on the trim and quarter. While the Suede x PWR Thru Peace x Australia in Quarry ? PUMA black is embroidered with colorful Formstrip representing the Olympic rings, the Suede x PWR Thru Peace x Americas is built with an iced midsole and triple black base with painted heel pieces that represent the 5 Olympic regions.

Complementing the footwear styles are apparel pieces with emblems and graphics that also help in telling the story – from T7 track pants and jackets with applied sleeve taping to crews and hoodies.

The collection also features a limited-edition pack dubbed ?307? that represents Tommie Smith?s number when he ran and clinched gold at the 200-m event in Mexico. A guaranteed collectible piece, the Suede x PWR THRU PCE ?307? sneaker ties together all 5 styles in iconic PUMA black, the same colourway that Tommie wore at the podium.

The PUMA Suede x PWR Thru Peace Collection drops globally on October 16th, the 50th anniversary of Tommie?s Smith?s historic ?Silent Gesture? at the ?68 Summer Games in Mexico.

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Shades Of Pink And Purple Land On The Puma Thunder

Another new colorway of the Puma Thunder has surfaced. This time around the chunky-soled sneaker inspired by Puma’s ’90s Cell System running silhouettes comes dressed in shades of Purple and Pink. The shades of Pink and Purple are not only all over the upper but also take care of most of the sole as well. Adding contrast to the Pink and Purple motif is the us of White on both the upper and sole. Mesh, leather and suede take care of the shoe’s construction. Priced at $130, look for Puma to drop these very soon so stay tuned for a release date. Will you be picking up a pair?

 

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Release Info: Alife x Puma Clyde Pack

Another Alife x Puma collab is on the way and this time around the creative work is centered around the Puma Clyde. Consisting of two different colorways of the model, here’s a good look a the Alife x Puma Clyde Pack.

Both pairs from the Alife x Puma Clyde Pack comes dressed in a premium suede upper done in your choice of Forrect Green or Navy. Standout design features include the tonal rubber toe-cap, Alife branding on the heel counter (lateral side), NEW YORK NEW YORK text on the tongues in Gold foil and the classic ?PUMA Clyde? Gold branding on the lateral side. White laces, Grey side stripes and an off-White sole unit round out the main features of the shoe.

Retailing for $100, look for the Alife x Puma Clyde Pack to release on October 18th in-store at noon and online at alifenewyork.com at 10AM. A global release date is set for October 26th at select PUMA retailers.

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PUMA And Transformers Tease Upcoming Collaboration

PUMA has been releasing collaborations left and right this year and one of their next projects will be with play and entertainment group Hasbro Inc. to create exciting Transformers themed footwear. First introduced by Hasbro and Japan?s Takara as a toy series in 1984, the adventures of the robots which can transform into motor vehicles also became a popular cartoon series. With the more recent addition of a blockbuster cinema franchise, Transformers has turned into one of the most recognizable brands in entertainment. Millions have watched the epic battles between Autobots and Decepticons, and protagonists such as Optimus Prime and Megatron have become household names.

PUMA will combine the Transformers theme with its RS-X shoe, which is based on the iconic 1980s Running System (RS) line. For PUMA and Hasbro, the launch of this collaboration comes ahead of an important date for Transformers fans: the release of BUMBLEBEE, the latest cinema blockbuster in the franchise.

?We are proud to collaborate with PUMA, one of the world?s most popular and respected sports apparel brands,? said Nikki Gie, EMEA Director – Fashion & Home, Hasbro. ?With nostalgia for the 1980s at an all-time high, we are excited to bring together two 80s icons for the first time: Transformers and the PUMA RS shoe. We hope fans everywhere will rock the Transformers RS-X sneakers when they come out to see even more 80s vibes in BUMBLEBEE, in theaters this December!?

More details around the PUMA x TRANSFORMERS collection is set to be revealed over the coming weeks so make sure you keep it locked to Kicks On Fire for updates.

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Release Reminder: Puma Clyde Court Disrupt

The wait is finally over. PUMA Hoops is back! Although the Puma Clyde Court Disrupt got a limited release last month,  tomorrow’s the “official” day that PUMA Hoops launches its first basketball silhouette in more than 20 years.

With its aggressive colorway and sleek silhouette, the Clyde Court Disrupt embodies the spirit and style set down by Walt Clyde Frazier. It?s the brand?s step back onto the court and it takes cues from the past but won?t be tied down by it.

Inspired by the PUMA Clyde, the revamped Court Disrupt version features a brand new construction as it comes with an engineered mesh upper with an external heel counter, the classic PUMA formstripe on the side panels, and a sock-like ankle collar. Additional details include PUMA branding on the tongue pull tab, ?1973? written on the heel pull tab, and a semi-translucent midsole.

So, who’s picking up a pair? The PUMA Clyde Court Disrupt retails for $120 and will be sold at select Puma retailers and PUMA.com.

Welcome back Puma Hoops!

images: Frankie Santiago, @koalatyphoto_ and @edsel40oz

 

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