Monday, 14 October 2019

First Look: PUMA x KARL LAGERFELD – A Contemporary Sportswear Collection for Men and Women


PUMA and KARL LAGERFELD continue their successful partnership and team up once again to introduce a contemporary streetwear collection for men and women. Featuring must-have apparel and accessories, the designs are inspired by PUMA’s acclaimed archive pieces and timeless classics, reimagined with a modern, luxurious edge that is indicative of KARL LAGERFELD.

As a focal point, the collection introduces PUMA’s legendary formstrip in a new and unique interpretation, complementing the contemporary sportswear look with an aesthetic twist through discovering new cuts, technical details and high-quality fabrics.

While staying true to the classic PUMA ROMA silhouette, the Roma Karl (R1 799) features an all-black upper with contrasting white laces and the midsole with a striking “KARL LAGERFELD” graphic in black.

The PUMA X KARL LAGERFELD introduces the CELL Alien Karl (R2 399) in azure blue with black and dark grey mixed details on the upper as well as a white midsole with vibrant red colour pops.

With a range of selected footwear, corresponding apparel like jackets, pants and tees as well as accessories, PUMA X KARL LAGERFELD is available at
PUMA Select stores and selected retailers.

Thursday, 10 October 2019

First Look: PUMA NOVA Suede which was inspired by Cara Delevingne




 
PUMA has reinvented its women’s trainer NOVA to create the NOVA Suede, taking inspiration from its brand ambassador Cara Delevingne.

While its overall feminine shape takes clues from the original 1990s running silhouette, the NOVA Suede features a re-designed upper made of black suede. This clean look is juxtaposed with a chunky midsole, accented with hints of powder peach pastel. Piping details and a light performance-inspired sole with subtle colour pops complete the latest version of this kick.

The PUMA NOVA Suede, retailing for R1499, is available at PUMA stores and selected retailers.

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

First Look: Nike WMNS Shox Enigma 9000 - 'Ghost Aqua'


A re-crafted version of the iconic 2000s model, the Nike Enigma is expanding its colour range by one with the addition of a brand new 'Ghost Aqua' makoever.

As a slight departure from the darker colourways that have released in the past month, Nike adds an essence of aqua blue base accented with hits of tan arriving on its lace-stays and four-spring Shox unit down below.



The Nike WMNS Shox Enigma 9000 - 'Ghost Aqua' is available at selected retailers. 

Monday, 7 October 2019

First Look: PUMA X SONIC RS-X3



With both brands breaking through in speed, PUMA and SONIC® have joined forces and launched a collection to introduce the fastest collab ever imagined. Running across decades but never getting old – the famous blue hedgehog video game character is loved by the entire family and has become an icon for 90s kids and millennials alike.

Inspired by SEGA’s Sonic character and influenced by PUMA’s sport and design DNA, the collection contains apparel and footwear featuring graphic elements associated with Sonic the Hedgehog’s universe. PUMA X SONIC also includes the brand new RS-X3 kicks, retailing at R2 299 for adults and R1 499 for children.

Accelerating streetwear fashion faster than ever before, the PUMA X SONIC collection drops at PUMA Select stores on November 23rd.

Thursday, 3 October 2019

First Look: Nike Shox TL - 'Sunrise'

 This colourway calls upon a high-temperature gradient fade, starting with a yellowish-gold on the toebox and throat before gradually fading to a simmering red on the lower half and heel.

All of these tropical colours are accented by plenty of stark black overlays and trim, while the sizeable black midfoot Swoosh is rimmed by further yellow embroidery. Down below, the TL’s plethora of pistons are all coated in a jet black, and a rugged black outsole finalizes the look.

The Nike Shox TL - 'Sunrise' is available at selected retailers.

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

First Look: PUMA LQD CELL Tension Rave



PUMA has unveiled its latest men’s training shoe the LQD CELL Tension Rave designed for high-intensity training.


A progressive silhouette engineered for dynamic training movements combines with bold design and colour pops for one powerful trainer. Retailing for R2299, the LQD CELL Tension Rave drops at PUMA stores and selected retailers from 18 October 2019.

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

First Look: The Nike WMNS Air Force 1 Shadow in Two Colourways


Coming in two colour options, the one Air Force 1 Shadow sees a triple white makeover while the more colourful features soft reds and pinks too. 

Both are constructed with a double-layered motif along with shadow effects on the eyelets, toe, Swoosh logos, and heels. Lastly, both AF1 Shadows feature a solid white sole.


The Nike WMNS Air Force 1 Shadow in White and Phantom/Echo Pink/Gym Red both drop Thursday 3 October at selected retailers. 

Monday, 30 September 2019

First Look: PUMA RS 9.8 Sci Fi


Whilst gravity is holding you down, courage is pulling you up. For those who dare to break laws of physics and societal rules, PUMA introduces the RS 9.8 Sci Fi sneaker with its futuristic silhouette as a nod to humanity’s interstellar desires. 

The name RS 9.8 refers to 9.8 m/s2, which is the approximate speed of gravitational acceleration near the Earth’s surface. 

Reach for the stars through the PUMA RS 9.8 Sci Fi with its black material mix on the upper, white midsole and heel detail, metallic-coloured toe burst panel and purple glimmer and orange colour pops.

The RS 9.8 Sci Fi, retailing for R1599, drops at PUMA stores and selected retailers from 1 October 2019.

Thursday, 26 September 2019

First Look: Air Jordan 3 Retro - 'Knicks'



Along with classic Jordan 3 blocking, the shoe features New York-inspired royal and orange hits on a white-based upper, with traditional elephant print panels wrapping the toe and heel.


In a video of the retro shared by DJ Khaled, we see a tag bearing '04.08.88,' the date of a game against the Knicks in which Michael Jordan scored 40 points in a Bulls victory.

The Air Jordan 3 Retro - 'Knicks' drops in Grade School and Men's sizes on 28 September at selected retailers.

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

First Look: Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG - 'First Class Flight'


The Nike Air Jordan 1 'First Class Flight' sees a predominantly white makeover, with pops of yellow at the medial Swoosh, heel, and outsole. The white base is meant to mimic packaging used to ship documents, while the barcode and shipping labels on the heel and medial ankle collar double down on the first class, priority mail theme.



The Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG - 'First Class Flight' drops in Men's and Grade School sizes on 26 September at selected retailers.

Friday, 20 September 2019

PUMA X HELLY HANSEN Teams Up For 90’S Appreciation Collection


PUMA X HELLY HANSEN join forces with their first collection full of 1990’s vibes. The collection is the perfect combination between PUMA’s sports heritage and casual DNA combined with the highly technical knowledge and outdoor expertise of HELLY HANSEN.

Founded in Norway more than 140 years ago with the creation of waterproof clothing for sailors, HELLY HANSEN is a leader in sailing and performance ski apparel, as well as premium workwear. Through bold designs, HELLY HANSEN technical and protective outerwear left its mark on 1990’s hip-hop subculture and streetwear. The PUMA X HELLY HANSEN collab takes inspiration from the vibrant 90s era, infusing it in this multifaceted new collection. While the collection pays tribute to the heritage of PUMA and HELLY HANSEN, it also incorporates a modern twist by adding outdoor-inspired details and elements.

Coming dressed in PUMA Black, the PUMA X HELLY HANSEN Nitefox kick features a transparent heat cut TPU formstrip, zig zag stitching, round laces and bungee cord. The PUMA X HELLY HANSEN apparel collection includes a cozy, reversible jacket with all-over-print graphics as well as logo graphics at the back. The jacket also features water repellant fabric to protect from wind and wet conditions. The collab extends to co-branded apparel with PUMA X HELLY HANSEN graphics on a hoodie with kangaroo pockets, pants with warming fleece and a tee.


The PUMA X HELLY HANSEN collection drops at PUMA Select stores and PUMA Sandton City on 3 October 2019.

Thursday, 19 September 2019

adidas + KANYE WEST announce the YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Citrin



The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Citrin is launching globally on September 23, 2019 with a recommended retail price of R3499.

The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Citrin features an upper composed of multi-toned re-engineered Primeknit. The post-dyed monofilament side stripe is woven into the upper. The midsole utilizes adidas’ innovative BOOST™ technology.


The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Citrin will be available at selected retailers.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

First Look: Air Jordan 4 WMNS Retro - 'Mushroom'


Celebrating 30 years of Jordan 4s, the latest release sees a mix of tan shades and supple suede, that looks more luxurious lifestyle, geared towards casual wear but elegant enough for formal situations as well. The upper’s accents are provided by black trim and detailing on the signature wings, the laces, and the heel tab, as well as under the midfoot/throat netting.

A bold black leather tongue patch then presents an iridescent Jumpman for a compelling but not distracting deviation from the earthy palette, mirroring the stylings on the heel.

 

The Air Jordan 4 WMNS Retro - 'Mushroom' drops Thursday 19 September at selected retailers. 

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

First Look: adidas + KANYE WEST YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Cloud White



The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Cloud White is launching globally in select retailers on September 21, 2019 with a recommended retail price of R3499.

The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Cloud White features an upper composed of multi-toned re-engineered Primeknit. The post-dyed monofilament side stripe is woven into the upper. The midsole utilizes adidas’ innovative BOOST™ technology.


The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 will be available at selected adidas Originals stores and at www.adidas.co.za