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    Low Top

    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

    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.

    High Top

    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.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    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.

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    $90
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Fit & Sizing

Designed with a woman’s foot dynamics and volume in mind, the Puma Basket Heart Soft is available in US sizes 5.5 to 11, including half and full sizes in between. As for the width, this pair of Puma shoes only comes in B - Medium width. The trainer features three sets of wide eyelets secured by a broad, flat ribbon that allows wearers to customize the fit. The tongue and collar are lightly padded not only to prevent chafing but also keep the fit snug.

Puma Basket Heart Soft Style

A shoe under Puma’s lifestyle sneaker catalog, it features an exaggerated bow which is best highlighted when wearing cropped jeans or cuffed pants. Wearing shorts, skirts and even dresses pairs well with the dainty style of the Puma Basket Heart Soft. A simple cropped top or graphic tee with or without a jacket gives off a casual, laid back feel.

Notable Features

Since its initial release in 1971, the Puma Basket Heart has seen little changes aside from the material used on the upper. The Basket Heart Soft employs a nubuck top with a huge satin bow lace-up closure. As for the sole unit, it is constructed from texturized rubber that protects the foot against impact and provides traction on most types of surfaces.

Puma Basket Heart Soft History

The Puma Basket Heart collection has seen numerous iterations over the years since it was launched in 1971. This women’s model is based on the Puma Basket line that was originally released in the 1960s as a warm-up trainer for basketball players. 

Its sleek silhouette and clean lines made it easy to pair with athletic and casual attire, thus quickly gaining the favor of consumers. The upper material used on the Basket Heart collection may vary from one model to another, but the one constant is the brand’s iconic Formstrip seen on the lateral and medial sides of the quarters, like what is present on the Puma Basket Heart Soft.

Additional Info

  • The Puma Basket Heart Soft is available in the following colorways: Smoke Green-Marshmallow, Peacoat-Marshmallow, and Cream Tan-Marshmallow.
  • Gold accents are used on the aglets, eyelets, and the Puma brand and model name.
  • It comes with a second pair of textile laces.