Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.
Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.
Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.
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Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.
Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.
Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.
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Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.
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Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.
Fit & Sizing
The lightly padded tongue and collar of the Puma Basket Classic Cocoon ensures a cozy fit for wearers. The lacing system at the midfoot secures the foot and allows for fit adjustments. Part of the lifestyle range of Puma, it is available in men’s US sizes 7 to 13, including half and full sizes in between. As for the width, it only comes in standard width, which is D - Medium for male shoppers.
Puma Basket Classic Cocoon Style
The timeless look of this low-top sneaker allows wearers to dress up or dress down. For a casual vibe, pair it with chinos, Bermuda shorts, or a relaxed-fit pair of jeans cuffed at the legs then match it with a pullover, crew-neck shirt or polo shirt. A close-fitting jacket will amp up the look. The slim construction of the Puma Basket Classic Cocoon compliments well-fitting suits.
The Puma Basket Classic Cocoon stayed true to its roots and retained the iconic silhouette of the Basket shoe. Overlays on the quarters make up the iconic Puma Formstrip. The upper of this basketball-inspired footwear is constructed from suede and wool. The material is quite durable and holds the foot securely. Rubber makes up the sole unit. This compound is thick enough to absorb shock and hard-wearing to withstand abrasion from walking on pavements.
Puma Basket Classic Cocoon History
Derived from the Puma Basket collection that was intended as a basketball warm-up trainer, the Basket Classic Cocoon has mostly stuck to its roots in terms of silhouette and sole technology. Instead of a smooth, all-leather upper like the initial release, this iteration uses a combination of suede and wool to deliver a soft coverage.
- A tag is placed on the lateral side containing the Puma Basket brand.
- It is available in Elephant Skin-Whisper White colorway.