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The All-New PUMA Hybrid Runner Releases Next Month

The PUMA Hybrid story continues with its newest iteration, the Hybrid Runner. The latest addition to the franchise comes in the form of a running shoe that features PUMA?s breakthrough technology, which fuses IGNITE FOAM and NRGY beads to create a ?hybrid? foam that provides ultimate cushioning and energy return. This shoe was designed to propel lengthier, faster runs.

So how does Hybrid work? When running, PUMA?s IGNITE FOAM reacts first on impact, providing instant ENERGY RETURN. Then NRGY beads spark to provide the ULTIMATE CUSHIONING, giving back to the IGNITE FOAM, absorbing energy, and creating a rebound effect during the toe-off phase. In addition to the groundbreaking tech, the HYBRID Runner sports an evoKNIT upper to offer instant comfort and a sock-like feel to propel you forward.

The PUMA Hybrid Runner will be available on August 4th at PUMA.com and selected retailers worldwide. Will you be picking up a pair?

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Selena Gomez Debuts The Puma California Exotic

Above you will find Puma ambassador Selena Gomez wearing the brand new Puma California Exotic. This new Puma model is a new women’s iteration derived from the Puma California. The Puma California is a tennis model from the Puma archives born out of the courts in 1983 by way of Argentine grand slam champ Guillermo Vilas, it soon found its way to the streets and switched to a new moniker after the sunshine-loving state. Known for its laid back look and feel, the Puma California has earned its place in sneaker history.

The women’s Puma California Exotic boasts a clean tone-on-tone White palette and a Black Metallic ash version. No matter what’s on your daily agenda, the Puma California Exotic will have you feeling “chill”

Look for the Puma California Exotic to release at select sneaker boutiques, PUMA.com and PUMA stores beginning August 2.

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Release Date: STAMPD x Puma Suede 88-18

STAMPD and Puma will be dropping the STAMPD x Puma Suede 88-18 this weekend. The special iteration of the Suede is the latest release to celebrate the model’s 50th anniversary.

?In 1988, 20 years after the Suede launch, I got my hands on my first pair,? Said STAMPD creative director, Chris Stamp. ?The brands I?ve been fortunate to align with are brands I grew up idolizing ? brands that inspired me. This one hit home and it was important to make it special from the sole to laces.?

STAMPD has remastered the Suede with clean sophistication. The STAMPD x Puma Suede 88-18 takes on the characteristics of two shoes in one; the upper designed with smooth, premium suede while the lower mirrors an unfinished design with rough edges and a textured soul. Stamped on the side: everything you need to know about this one-of-a-kind piece.

?The Suede simply represents what we at PUMA stand for as a brand,? says Helmut Fischer, PUMA?s chief archivist. ?Taking a standard and making it a must-have. Being iconic.?

 The STAMPD x Puma Suede 88-18 will be available for pre-purchase at STAMPD.com and at STAMPD?s Los Angeles boutique on July 28th ahead of the global release, August 4th.

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The PUMA RS-0 Sound Is Inspired By 80s Music Vibes

PUMA has explored cultural genres such as gaming, music, photography and more to tell these stories of reinvention with a handful of silhouettes. And it continues this summer with sneaker drops inspired by music and sound. To celebrate this pillar within the pop culture spectrum, PUMA introduces the new RS-0 Sound.

The RS-0 Sound tells stories of remixed culture and musical reinvention. Inspired by ?80s drum machines, music videos and bright colored fashion, the sneaker comes in diverse color ways and fun color block design. The silhouette also throws you back to the era where running shoes ruled the streets and dance floors. With added loops, sleek lacing system, subtle perforations on the vamp, a tonal embossed Formstrip and bright colored padded inserts. Definitely retro looking but with a futuristic vibe. The R-System logo puts the finishing touch on the tongue and outsole.

Get your hands on the PUMA RS-0 Sound at PUMA.com, PUMA stores and leading sneaker retailers with a limited release on July 28th and available worldwide on August 16th. Which colorway will you be going after?

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The PUMA Thunder Desert Will Begin Releasing Next Week

The PUMA Thunder Desert Tonal Pack is set to make its debut next month. Above you will get another look at both the Triple Black and White iterations of the model that make up the PUMA Thunder Desert Tonal Pack.

The PUMA Thunder Desert Tonal Pack simulate light and shadows in the desert with Triple Black and White colorways. It retains the bold signature exaggerated tooling, blown-up proportions and material mix of premium suede, textured leather and mesh.

The Thunder pays homage to past collabs and silhouettes ahead of their time. Inspired by 90s Cell System running silhouettes and the PUMA x McQueen collaboration, the style is a reimagined pair of kicks with a bulky, unapologetic look and feel.

Priced at $120, look for both of these colorways of the PUMA Thunder Desert to release at select sneaker boutiques, PUMA.com and PUMA stores on August 9th. Ahead of the wider release, select retailers such as SNS will have them up for grabs beginning August 1st. Will you be picking up a pair?

 

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The PUMA Thunder Desert In Triple Black And White Are On The Way

PUMA is getting ready to drop new colorways of the PUMA Thunder Desert as we bring you an official look at the Triple Black and White color options.

While the debut Thunder Spectra took on a bold statement with its retro color blocking and neon pops, the latest Thunder Desert drops simulate light and shadows in the desert with Triple Black and White colorways. It retains the bold signature exaggerated tooling, blown-up proportions and material mix of premium suede, textured leather and mesh.

The Thunder pays homage to past collabs and silhouettes ahead of their time. Inspired by 90s Cell System running silhouettes and the PUMA x McQueen collaboration, the style is a reimagined pair of kicks with a bulky, unapologetic look and feel.

Look for both of these colorways of the PUMA Thunder Desert to release at select sneaker boutiques, PUMA.com and PUMA stores on August 9th. Will you be picking up a pair?

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PUMA And Roland Introduce The RS-0 And RS-100

Global sports brand PUMA and renowned Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, Roland, unboxed today a second silhouette that completes the RS sneaker pack ? the RS-100 Roland.

The RS-100 Roland follows the story of reinvention ? inspired by the past, shaped by the colorful histories of both brands and reimagined for the future. While the RS-0 Roland is a complete reboot of the R-System, the RS-100 Roland retains a more retro look but decked in modern materials.

The RS-100 Roland?s upper features a vibrant orange suede Formstrip with white reflective edges amidst a combination of white-red pebble leather, black ripstop nylon panels and yellow suede. PUMA and Roland branding can be found on the tongue label, footbed and the anodized metal hangtag. ?Rhythm Composer TR-808, Computer Composer? is printed on the heel. A PUMA and Roland logo is printed on the footbed while the outsole features lines that mimic the lights on a sound synthesizer. All colors and detailing represent 80?s retro hues found on a Roland TR-808 drum machine.

Unveiled last Spring, the RS-0 Roland, also inspired by the game-changing TR-808 drum machine, features premium leather black upper, micro perf vents, 6mm flat, reflective laces, reflective midsole details and signature TR-808 colors ? red, orange and yellow, on the Formstrip. Familiar notes like ?Rhythm Composer? and ?Bass Drum? accent the midsole while the orange hue continues to the translucent rubber outsole. PUMA and Roland branding can be found on the tongue label, footbed and the anodized metal hangtag.

Both the PUMA RS-0 and PUMA RS-100 Roland sneakers drop globally on August 8th, internationally known as #808DAY. The iconic TR-808 drum machine is celebrated for its legendary status and credited by many as the spark that lit the flame of hip-hop music worldwide.

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Puma Thunder Desert To Release In Two Womens Colorways Next Month

Puma will be dropping not one, but two different colorways of the Puma Thunder Desert early on next month. Shown above, the Puma Thunder Desert follows the same style and motif as the previously released Puma Thunder Spectra and Puma Thunder Electric.

The women’s colorways have the shoe comes equipped with chunky soles and a bulky upper that uses mixed materials for its construction.  Unlike the first two Thunder models, the Desert opts for neutral finishes on the suede-based upper, this even includes the Puma formstrip which is done in a tumbled leather finish in an effort to subtly stand out from the rest of the shoe. Get a good look at both offerings above and look for both pairs to drop on August 2nd.

 

 

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A First Look At The Panini x Puma Suede Collab

Panini is known as the world famous sports paraphernalia brand that specializes in all things collectibles, stickers, and trading cards. They now look to expand their horizons as they’ve entered to sneaker game with this latest collaboration with Puma.

 

The Panini x Puma Suede comes dressed in a Grey suede upper highlighted by the all-over embossed motif throughout the upper and the and the Silver branding found on area such as the heel and side panels. The most unique feature on the collab is the dual branding and Puma 50 branding on the detachable tongue and the large Black text on the outsole that reads “NEED, GOT,”.

The Panini x Puma Suede was never given an official release date but can now be found at select retailers such as Street Connexion.

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First Look: STAMPD x Puma Suede 88-18

The shoe you see above is the latest collab between STAMPD and Puma. Dubbed the STAMPD x Puma Suede 88-18, the images was recently shared by Chris Stamp (owner of Los Angeles-based brand STAMPD) and is said to be the latest collab that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Puma Suede.

The STAMPD x Puma Suede 88-18 consists of a Suede model done in a two-toned Black and Grey finish. Constructed out of Italian suede, the shoe also comes with a White midsole, Black laces and matching Black leather lining. The lone image shows no STAMPD branding, but Puma Suede branding does appear on the side paneling. Also worth mentioning is the minimal branding noted on the lateral side of the heel.

No release date for the STAMPD x Puma Suede 88-18 has been announced but we can expect more info to surface shortly. Stay tuned.

 

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Skate Brand Santa Cruz Helps Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of The PUMA Suede

PUMA continues to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic PUMA Suede as today we bring you a look at the latest release which is a collaboration with Northern Cali natives and skate culture icons Santa Cruz Skateboards.

Known as the oldest skate brand and has never stopped production since its beginnings, Santa Cruz was founded in 1973 by surfers Rich Novak, Doug Haut and Jay Shuirman in Santa Cruz, CA. The brand gained worldwide buzz thanks to its rad designs and loud graphics.

The Santa Cruz x PUMA Suede features a black suede upper with Santa Cruz’s signature “Screaming Hand” logo placed on the side of each heel.  The blue hand is literally screaming, a mouth gapes open wide at the center of the palm, tongue out, teeth on display. The inspiration behind the logo was about the power of the hand, the way we use our hands to express ourselves through words, art and music. The Screaming Hand logo has become a skateboarding icon and is recognized widely throughout the skate community. The Formstrip becomes the scream, a wave of red sound and adrenaline. The shoe then sits atop a gum rubber sole. The PUMA and Santa Cruz logo is featured on the sneaker tongue. Complementing the sneaker is the PUMA x Santa Cruz Tee which makes it a highly collectible pack.

The Santa Cruz x PUMA Suede and tee will be available on PUMA.com and leading sneaker retailers on July 26th.

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Selena Gomez Unveils The New Puma Amp XT Trainer

Puma is proud to introduce to you their newest trainer, the Puma Amp XT Trainer. This new trainer is the latest addition to the DO YOU family. The Amp XT is made for women who slay doubts and defy the status quo. And of course, there?s no one better to represent the shoe than PUMA?s kick-ass ambassador, Selena Gomez. She is the epitome of a strong woman, defying the standard and proving people wrong by proving herself right.

The Amp XT is a high-performing trainer that doesn?t miss out on style. It has an aggressive heel wrap up for lock down, a knitted support collar, and a rubber wrap up for dynamic movements. Plus, it features IGNITE foam for energy return. The Amp XT also has the right touch of attitude, to look good on the way in and out of the gym.

Benefits of the Puma Amp XT include:

ENERGY: IGNITE foam in heel for energy return.

COMFORT: Knitted collar and flex zone provide comfort and flexibility.

SUPPORT: Exaggerated heel and mid-foot wrap for additional support.

Out now, pick up the Puma Amp XT at PUMA.com and selected retailers worldwide.

 via: Puma

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The PUMA Hybrid Rocket Is The Brands Latest And Greatest Runner

What you’re looking at above is PUMA‘s latest creation as they attempt to disrupt the current status quo with a brand new running silhouette, the PUMA HYBRID Rocket.

Developed over the last few years, the PUMA HYBRID Rocket fuses PUMA?s pinnacle cushion technology with the hottest style and mixes PUMA?s two most innovative technologies, IGNITE FOAM and NRGY beads, to create a ?hybrid? foam which provides ultimate cushioning and energy return for longer, faster runs. IGNITE Foam provides high energy return so you can power through your run while NRGY BEADS offer superior cushioning from heel to toe.

So how does HYBRID work exactly?

According to PUMA, when running, their IGNITE FOAM reacts first on impact, providing instant ENERGY RETURN. Then NRGY beads act to provide the ULTIMATE CUSHIONING, giving back to the IGNITE FOAM, absorbing the energy, creating a rebound effect during the toe-off phase. The result is cushioning and energy return for your LONGER RUNS. Together, these technologies create HYBRID, a never before seen and revolutionary sole?nothing better than the power of ?&? to bring to life the best foam. In addition, the HYBRID Rocket erupts with style. Its evoKNIT upper not only provides instant comfort and a sock-like feel, but it sports a sleek, fashion-forward design with fire colors to boast. The result: a running shoe that doesn?t compromise comfort, reactivity, and most of all, style.

The PUMA Hybrid Rocket will be available on July 12th (tomorrow) at PUMA.com and selected retailers worldwide.

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Take A Look At The Puma Basket Pomegranate

Puma has plenty of new heat coming our way. That said, the classics will also never go out of style. Speaking of timeless models, take a look at the new Puma Basket done in a Pomegranate colorway.

The Puma Basket Pomegranate comes dressed in a leather and suede upper done in a White and Off-White color combination. The semi-tonal look of the shoe is then offset by the Pomegranate accents noted on the sidestrip branding. Other details include the Golden hits on the Puma branding, the White laces and the Off-White sole. A clean look or the Summer season, pick up the Puma Basket Pomegranate today from select retailers such as SneakAvenue.

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The Puma Tsugi Jun Sports Strip Is The Perfect Sneaker For Tomorrow

The Puma Tsugi Jun is one of our favorite new Puma models. Comfort, style and versatility, the shoe has all three. We haven’t come across new colorways lately, but this new option shown above is perfect for Independence Day.

Dubbed the Puma Tsugi Jun Sports Strip, this new iteration of the model comes dressed in patriotic White, Blue and Red finish. The knit upper is done in mostly White, as is the leather noted on the overlays. Giving the shoe 4th of July vibes are the Blue and Red accents noted on the striped toe, striped collar and midfoot and Puma branding on the elastic heel. Below you will find an Ignite EVA midsole and rubber outsole to add comfort to the design of the shoe. Out now, find these at select retailers such as Foot District.

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