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Puma SE, branded as PUMA, is a major German multinational company that designs and manufactures athletic and casual footwear and clothing, headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria. The company was formed in 1924 as Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik by Adolf and Rudolf Dassler. The relationship between the two brothers deteriorated until the two agreed to split in 1948, forming two separate entities, Adidas and Puma. Both companies are currently based in Herzogenaurach, Germany.
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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.
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,”.
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.
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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