Pigskin suede is one puma creepers of the softest and richest versions of this familiar nappy material, a fitting match for one of the industry s best-loved runners during next year s 25th anniversary celebration. The New Balance 574 Pigskin pack pairs two neutral shades with white midsoles and gum bottoms for a timeless appeal, beige and navy pairs right up NB s alley (though we can t help but wonder how a grey edition might have looked). Click through to see more angles on the Pigskin 574s, let us know how these compare to other notable senior runners like the Air Max 1 and adidas ZX series and stick with Sneaker News for US release info.
Quick: name an American running classic that s celebrating its 21st birthday in 2012. Nike Sportswear standbys like the Air Classic BW and Air Structure Triax come to mind puma disc blaze or maybe even the New Balance 850 come to mind, but there s another notable new adult waiting in the wings who deserves some time to shine. The Saucony Shadow 6000 comes of age with three new colorways colored and blocked to mesh with today s trends, puma disc one each in the Knicks , Bulls and Dunkman ranges that you can see in greater detail after the jump. Let us know which of these looks best in those photos, then grab a pair from End.
The New York Knicks palette is one that has been seen a limitless number of times in the sneaker game, albeit with the majority of the instances falling in the Swoosh category, with adidas and even the Ewing line also putting their two cents in previously. One brand that hasn t had its hands on the orange asics gel kayano 22 and royal at any point in recent memory is Asics. Frequent collaborator Ronnie Fieg looked to fix things with the sample, an awesome Knicks colored pair that is a 1 of 1 for the time being. Would you scoop up a pair of the Ronnie Fieg x Asics Gel Saga Knicks (which actually popped up around a year ago as a teaser) if they made their way into KITH spots at some point in the future? Let us know in the comments below.
Given how long they ve been out there, you could make a strong argument that Puma s most famous styles are the old school basketball lowtops. ?Here we see a modern twist on the iconic Suede as the Puma Archive Lite Low utilizes the familiar shape for a new lightweight remix. ?These Archive Lites use an injection molded EVA sole a la the FAAS series, but the nylon uppers confer a featherweight advantage in a more traditional way that bridges the past/future concept. ?Check out the first three colorways below and let us know how they compare to the asics gel kayano 23 established classics.
What would happen if somehow the Dassler brothers brands reunited and Puma came to create a luxurious rendition of the adidas ZX 500? The latest offering from Alexander McQueen s posthumous collab collection has that mid 1980s runner shape and lace loops like the ZX 500 s ghilly setup. The Puma Ruffien speaks to today s lifestyle sneaker market with an autumn-perfect mix of burgundy and golden yellow plus white laces and midsole. This is the first time we ve seen this model so you ll want to check out more photos below, then grab a pair from SNS.