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.
Puma Basket Heart Coach History
Released in celebration of the Coachella Festival AKA California’s Valley Music and Arts Festival is an upgraded version of the Puma Basket Heart shoe. Named officially as the Puma Basket Heart Coach (Coach for Coachella) or Puma Basket Heart Festival, the special low-top women's shoe dropped in April 2018 in "Semolina" colorway alongside another Coachella-inspired Puma Basket silhouette, the Puma Basket Platform Coach in a "Silver Peony/ Cashmere Blue" colorway. The release came through a "Festival Pack." Each pair of this particular Puma Basket Heart shoe is initially priced out at $90.
Puma Basket Heart Coach Style
Puma released a “Festival Pack” that includes a revamped Puma Basket Heart shoe with a design inspired by Coachella, a music and arts festival in Southern California. Following the theme of Coachella, the Puma Basket Heart Coach exemplifies a bohemian style from the pastel-hued color selections down to the subtle details.
Composing the majority of the upper is a leather material in tan accented with suede overlays in pink, oversized satin or ribbon laces, and gold foil brandings all throughout. The interior displays a feather print, matching the detachable feather charm and the gold foil feather print on the heel in place of the usual Jumping Cat logo.
Fit & Sizing
The Puma Basket Heart Coach is a basketball-inspired women's shoe with sizes available from US 5.5 to 11 in B Medium or Standard width. Like other Puma shoes, it also offers half sizes. Because it is constructed with a low-top profile, one can expect a flexible foot movement, especially around the ankle. The fit can either be tightened or loosened with this shoe's lace-up closure that comes with wide satin or ribbon laces.
The Puma Basket Heart Coach is a revamped version of the Basket Heart shoe. The signature features of the Basket Heart are visible in this rendition, but few design upgrades were included to suit the Coachella theme that it portrays.
Firstly, this Puma women’s shoe displays a color scheme that initially sets off a bohemian vibe that holds together its themed design. Then, subtle accents are added to complete the Coachella-approved aesthetic. Feather prints are visible on the insoles as a subtle reference to the popular festivity. On the heel is another feather print in gold foil finish, which replaces the typical Jumping Cat logo in regular Puma Basket shoes. A detachable feather charm or keychain is also included to further elevate the stylish flair of the Puma Basket Heart Coach sneakers.
- Other names for this Puma shoe include Puma Basket Heart Festival women’s sneakers and Puma Basket Heart Coachella.
- Puma brandings in gold foil are placed on the sides and tongue. The Jumping Cat logo on the heel is replaced with an image of a feather in a similar gold foil finish.
- The durable rubber outsole of this Puma Basket shoe gives superior grip on surfaces.
- The rubber midsole bears a textured pattern for increased durability.
- The Puma Basket Heart Coach comes with two different sets of laces for a variety of looks.