Who should buy the Puma Basket Classic Metal

This low-cut Puma sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with stylish looks inspired by Basketball
  • You prefer a sneaker with cozy and comfortable interior
  • You are after a sneaker that's great for rainy weather and easy to clean

Puma Basket Classic Metal Logo

Style of the Puma Basket Classic Metal

The Basket Classic Metal cannot go unnoticed in its bold new look. The upper is composed of smooth synthetic leather, decorated with a geometric metallic print, reminiscent of a soccer jersey. Adding a slight texture to the printed sneaker is a perforated textile Formstripe logo.

Puma Basket Classic Metal Midsole

Notable Features

One of the most evident changes in these low-top sneakers is its bold, lustrous print, opposite from the initial design of the Basket Classics. Additionally, despite having minimal branding, these sneakers placed an interesting tweak on the Puma Formstripe and PUMA Cat logo, using a perforated woven textile. It is seated on a rubber outsole with a ribbed toe bumper that adds toe protection.

Puma Basket Classic Metal Toebox

History of the Puma Basket Classic Metal

The Puma Basket, which was released in 1968, was initially intended as a basketball warm-up shoe. It sported a leather upper with the iconic Puma logo on the vamp of the shoe. Even after five decades, the Basket Classics remain to be relevant.

Puma Basket Classic Metal Laces

Over the years, the sneaker got different renditions. More so it transcended from being a pre-game shoe to being a choice of footwear by the hip-hop community to being a staple in the pop culture world. One of the variations of the Baskets is the Puma Basket Classic Metal.

Puma Basket Classic Metal Collar shoes

Facts / Specs

Base model: Puma Basket Classic
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Puma Basket
Colorways: Black / White
Special editions: 6 special editions
SKUs: 36106901 / 36106902

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Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.