Monday 6 June 2022

First Look: Air Jordan 5 Retro - 'Green Bean'

The sneaker features a silver, green bean, and flint grey colour scheme.

This Air Jordan 5 looks like the original release (2006) featuring a silver base covered in a 3M reflective material. Other details includes green bean contrasting accents atop grey midsole and translucent outsole.

The Air Jordan 5 Retro - 'Green Bean' is available at selected retailers. 

Wednesday 18 May 2022

adidas Yeezy 700 V3 - 'Fade Carbon'

The Yeezy 700 V3 Fade Carbon features an upper composed of monofilament engineered mesh with semi-transparent RPU overlays for structure and durability while the bootie construction provides a snug and adaptable fit.

The RPU cage has green glow-in-the-dark features that provide a unique look and feel. This model features no-tie stretch laces for easy on and off wear and comes equipped with a second set of standard laces. 25% of the components used to make the upper contain a minimum of 50% recycled content.

The PU encapsulated EVA midsole provides comfort and durability, while the herringbone rubber outsole offers unique design cues and improved traction.

The adidas Yeezy 700 V3 'Fade Carbon' drops on 6 June at selected retailers. 

Thursday 7 April 2022

First Look: The PUMA x Batman Limited-edition Collection

Gear up, Gotham City. The PUMA x Batman limited-edition collection will be available starting 8 April, from global sports company PUMA, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC. The collection is inspired by the new Warner Bros. Pictures film “The Batman,” which released in theaters earlier this month.

The grittiness of Gotham City and the heroics of Batman stand out in this new PUMA collection by drawing inspiration from the highly anticipated new film. The full collection merges culture with sport, bringing Batman, the Batmobile and Bat emblem to life across footwear, accessories and apparel. The collection captures the essence of the film through moody colours, dramatic design elements and Batsuit-inspired cut lines and Batman graphics.

The PUMA x Batman apparel features the women’s Graphic Tee (R599), Hoodie (R1 399) and Leggings (R899) and a Track Top (R1 899), Track Pants (R1 799), Tees (R799), Hoodie (R1 599) and Shorts (R899) for men. The kids’ gear includes a Graphic Tee (R599) and Hoodie (R1 299), Shorts (R699), Crew Jogger (R999) and BB Cap R299). There’s also a BB Cap (R329) and Chest Bag (R649) for adults.

The PUMA x Batman Performance Graphic Tee (R499) and Performance Knit Short 8" (R699) drop in May. These two training items feature dryCELL technology to wick moisture and ergonomic cutlines for ease of movement that will allow fans to run through the streets of Gotham City and beyond.

Footwear will be released from May through to July and includes a twist on the classic PUMA Suede (R1 799), a Leadcat (R699) and a Court Rider (R2 399) hoops style that pays homage to Batman. The FUTURE Z 1.3 Batman FG/AG (R4 399) drops in August.

The PUMA x Batman collection will be available from, sportscene/Archive, X-Trend, Side Step, Shesha, Superbalist, WE ARE EGG, Totalsports and select retailers.

Thursday 24 February 2022

Music Artist Myke Towers is PUMA’s First Global Motorsport Lifestyle Ambassador

PUMA has signed music artist Myke Towers as its first official Motorsport Lifestyle Ambassador, who will combine the worlds of music and car culture.

The 28-year-old Puerto Rican is a multi-platinum selling music artist and also the first lifestyle ambassador to sign a global deal with PUMA Motorsport to focus on streetwear and car culture. He was nominated for the Latin GRAMMY® Awards, named “New Artist of the Year” at the 2021 Latin Billboard Music Awards and his music video Si Se Da Remix has been streamed close to a billion times. Towers has over 4 billion streams to date and his best performing single Si Se Da (Remix) together with Farruko, Arcangel, Sech & Zion has accrued  almost 1 billion times on YouTube.

Myke will work with PUMA on content creation, marketing campaigns and other projects which fuse music, fashion and car lifestyle.

Monday 21 February 2022

First Look: adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 - 'Dazzling Blue'

The Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Core Black/Dazzling Blue/Core Black features an upper composed of two-toned re-engineered Primeknit. 25% of the components used to make the upper contain a minimum of 50% recycled content.

The midsole utilizes adidas ́ innovative boost™ technology while a semi-transparent TPU cage wraps the boost and adds a distinct design element to the iconic model.

The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 'Dazzling Blue' drops this week.

Friday 18 February 2022

First Look: The High Court Collection by PUMA x June Ambrose

PUMA together with PUMA Hoops Creative Director and iconic image maker June Ambrose, debuts PUMA’s new Women’s Hoops category with a basketball-inspired lifestyle collection, PUMA High Court creatively directed by June Ambrose.

Ambrose joined the PUMA family in 2020 and has been an integral part in helping PUMA launch its Women’s Hoops category, redefining what it means to be stylish in sport by taking a holistic brand approach, designing different looks for women to feel empowered on and off the court. Throughout her career, Ambrose has held court in industries where she wasn’t invited to play. She has built a life and career on the foundation of being unapologetic and fierce in her vision that has always extended beyond style.

The bold female-focused collection takes inspiration from Ambrose’s philosophy that life is a sport, style is the game and basketball is the vibe. Ambrose incorporated athletic and physical elements of the game into the collection, to underscore how women are consistently winning, playing the game of life, and staying on top of their daily grind in all the positions that they hold.

Footwear features the Regal RS Renegade (R1 999), Cunning Suede Safari (R1 699) and Leadcat Glory (R699). Apparel includes the Freedom Shorts (R999), Diggins Breakaway Pants (R2 299), Ora Mesh Top (R899), Justice LS Tee (R699), Madison Coat (R2 799), Unity Crop (R1 099), Love Leggings (R999) and Timeless Tank (R699). The  Madison Beanie (R499) and Hope Cross Body Bag (R1 199) complete the collection.

The collection is available from, PUMA V&A Waterfront, Braamfontein and Gateway, X-Trend, Archive and Shesha.


Tuesday 15 February 2022

First Look: adidas Yeezy 500 - 'Blush'

The Yeezy 500 Blush features an upper composed of full-grain leather and suede overlays that offer a premium finish, soft hand feel, along with a supportive and durable wear.

The mesh upper provides lightweight breathability and comfort where it is needed, while reflective piping details add unique design cues and visual interest. a rubber wrap along the midsole provides support and abrasion resistance.

The Adiprene+ cushioning absorbs impact and optimises rebound while a light rubber outsole provides traction.

The adidas Yeezy 500 - 'Blush' drops this week at selected retailers.

Wednesday 26 January 2022

First Look: Lamelo Ball’s First PUMA Signature Shoe, the MB.01

After a stellar debut NBA season, receiving league-wide accolades and winning NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award, LaMelo Ball has another personal accomplishment to announce: his first signature shoe with PUMA. Global sports company PUMA has officially unveiled NBA superstar LaMelo Ball’s first PUMA signature basketball shoe, the MB.01.

The MB.01 marks PUMA Hoops’ first signature shoe release since re-launching its basketball category in 2018. MB.01 joins the lineup of PUMA’s iconic basketball signature shoes named after basketball legends Walt "Clyde” Frazier and Ralph Sampson.

MB.01 was co-designed by LaMelo, incorporating his personal style throughout the shoe from bold colour choices to intricate unique details, including an artistic outline of flames shooting down from the ankle collar that lines up to Melo’s famed rocket ankle tattoo.

The tongue of the shoe includes LaMelo’s “Not from Here” creative and the outsole showcases the word “rare,” which describes his talent on the hardwood.

Additional technology features of the MB.01 includes PUMA’s Nitro Foam throughout the midsole for superior responsiveness and comfort, full coverage non-slip rubber compound for enhanced durability and traction, and breathable monomesh for a supportive and ultra-lightweight feel. The 3D-printed disruptive upper construction completes the shoe’s sleek design.

Retailing for R3 199, the MB.01 is available from, PUMA V&A Waterfront, Braamfontein and Gateway, and Shesha.

Tuesday 18 January 2022

First Look: Nike Air Flight Lite Mid 'Scottie Pippen'

The sneaker is dressed in a classic white and university red colour blocking. This Nike Air Flight Mid features a white leather base with perforations and university red contrasting accents throughout.

Additional details include signature branded tongue labels, graphic inner lining, with Scottie Pippen’s logo stamped on the insoles.

The Nike Air Flight Lite Mid 'Scottie Pippen' is available at selected retailers. 

Friday 7 January 2022

Nike Women’s Dunk High - ‘Pink Prime’

The sneakers feature a near-fluorescent rose shade animates the overlays around the toe, along the tongue and across the heel, as well as the laces and branding on the tongue.

Underfoot, the Air Jordan 1-like sole unit opts for a “White” midsole, whereas the tried-and-proven tread reverts to a “Pink Prime” makeup.

The Nike Women’s Dunk High - ‘Pink Prime’ will drop at selected retailers.

Thursday 6 January 2022

First Look: Air Jordan 1 High Element GORE-TEX

Dressed in a black, chile red, particle grey, and sail colour scheme.

This offering of the Air Jordan 1 comes equipped with Gore-Tex for needed weatherproofing. It features suede heels with Gore-Tex embroidery on the lateral sides, 3M Reflective Swooshes, black uppers and overlays atop a white midsole and black/grey rubber outsole.

The Air Jordan 1 High Element GORE-TEX is available at selected retailers.