Summary

We spent 8.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

8 reasons to buy

  • Given the function and performance of the sneakerboot, several buyers have deemed the Puma Ren Cleat worth every penny.
  • A lot of reviewers praise the supreme comfort that the sneakerboot delivered.
  • According to some reviewers, it withstands harsh elements during cold winter days and holds up well with frequent wear.
  • The design and style of the Puma Ren Cleat has caught the eyes of many shoppers, who remarked the pair looks fashionable on feet.
  • A user has noticed that she could distinctly feel the traction of the sneakerboot while walking.
  • The high-quality components utilized in the shoe's construction have astonished wearers.
  • A handful of users constantly receive compliments while wearing the shoes.
  • It is easy to clean, according to several users.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Some users have blurted out that it has a narrow toe room.
  • A few wearers remark that the shoe is sturdy and stiff and uncomfortable to walk in.
  • The Puma Ren Cleat needs more color variation, according to a buyer.
  • A few customers find it comparably heavier that other sneakerboots.

Bottom line

Puma introduced to the public their outdoor gear product called the Puma Ren Cleat. Its high-top, platform image showcases a low profile body that can be sported with many winter apparel.

Though fashionable, its weight pulls the model down the lifestyle ladder by a notch. But this rigidity comes with the benefit of long lasting durability and utmost comfort of a winter cleat. Other notable features to include are its reasonable price, waterproofing details, and outstanding grip and traction.

Facts

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The high-top sneakerboot can fit snugly with intertwining lace loops in metal eyelets to accommodate the exact fit. Its tongue and collar are adequately padded including foot sock linings for a cozy sensation. 

A lightly-cushioned foam sits at the footbed to deliver comfort and cushioning. It is offered in full-size runs for both men and women.

Styling with the Puma Ren Cleat is not that of a complicated task as it outstandingly aligns with most winter apparel from hats to pants. Jeggings were a specific article of clothing that females frequently partner with this sneakerboot. Men who would like to make a statement can sport the pair with slim fit pants to further emphasize the conformity of the shoe.

The sneakerboot is sprinkled with right amounts of subdued Puma brandings from its panels to the tongue. The platform appeal of the sole makes it easier to stay casual while projecting a cold weather flair.

The whole body of the sneakerboot is composed of high-quality leather that is infused with waterproofing capabilities. Puma brandings and the classic Formstrip are blended into the tonal upper to produce that continuous image with contrasting accents on the toe cap that extends across the heel.

Flipping the shoe over reveals a lugged outsole pattern with diamond stars spread across which is also included in eight small circles for traction points.

From their prestigious roots of producing top of the line soccer cleats, Puma incorporated numerous styles of footwear in their line up from sports-centered to lifestyle footwear. Its evolution from catering the feet of fast athletes to spearheading collaborations with fashion icons expanded the company's clientele. The company with a Jumping Cat logo even diversified into various industries and seasonal footwear throughout its decades of reign.

In 2016, Puma introduced the shivering public to its conceptual winterized cleat designed to outlast harsh weather environments. The sneakerboot properly sticks to the ground and keeps moisture and snow out which also holds the insides warm. The Puma Ren Cleat was released just in time for winter in various colorways from Olive Green to black and white. Its uppers comprise of mesh and leather which is complemented by a lugged outsole pattern for traction.

Although the meaning of "Ren" was not explicitly stated, whether it is a kidney or a Japanese lotus, one can be for certain that the cleat really endures nature.

  • Some retailers refer to the shoe as Puma "The Ren" Cleat.
  • Other versions of the Ren Cleat include a collaboration with Trapstar and a Nubuck edition. Both of these iterations had the rugged overlay removed.
  • The three prominent colorways include Puma White, Puma Black, and Burnt Olive.
  • A pull tab is situated at the heel for efficient entry.
Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com