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.
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Fit & Sizing
The Puma Basket Platform Glitter is a glittered upgrade of Puma’s classic Basket sneakers. It shadows the Basket’s low-top profile with a lace-up fastening system, but with a platform sole for added height and improved stability. It allows wearers non-restrictive foot movement while keeping the foot secure and supported. The laces are adjustable, which can be loosened or tightened for a customized fit.
These platform sneakers from Puma are women-exclusive with sizes ranging from 5 to 10, half sizes included, in B Medium or Standard width. Retailers suggest you order 0.5 sizes smaller than your standard size for an accurate fit since this shoe fits large.
Puma Basket Platform Glitter Style
Boost up your style game and strut a pair of the Puma Basket Platform Glitter low-tops for a bit of sparkle and shine (and added height!). The entire upper is coated with glitter in either silver or gold, but just the right amount to draw attention and make your outfit pop. White laces and thick soles complete the look for that classic style and must-have comfort.
The Puma Basket Platform Glitter is a fresh update to Puma’s basketball-inspired Basket silhouette. The classic Basket style and features are retained from the signature Puma brandings, synthetic leather upper, lace-up closure, and overall construction.
However, this upgrade made the Basket more feminine with its added platform sole. Furthermore, with this iteration, the synthetic leather upper is no ordinary anymore. It received a shiny update and coated with glitters (gold or silver) all throughout.
Puma Basket Platform Glitter History
Puma’s platform sneaker catalog gets aggressively updated with new designs. One of the most recent add-on is the lustrous Puma Basket Platform Glitter. Released in 2017 just in time for the holiday festivities is the Puma Basket Platform Glitter along with two other glittered iterations of the classic Basket silhouette from Puma – the Puma Basket Strap Glitter ($80) in gold and silver colorways; and the Puma Basket Heart Glitter ($90) in white/gold and black/silver colorways.
The Puma Basket Platform Glitter released in two colorways as well, which are Gold and Silver, for $110 per pair. It features a synthetic leather upper that is coated in glitters all over, white cotton laces in a traditional lace-up closure, and a white, thick, and textured platform sole.
The Puma Basket is one of the brand's most iconic sneakers that made its debut in 1968 as a performance hoop shoe. 2018 marks its 50th anniversary.
- The Puma Basket Platform Glitter also features a textile lining, textured midsole with visible stitch detailing, and signature Puma brandings on the side walls, tongue, and heel.
- Both the collar and tongue are cushioned for added comfort.
- The seven pairs of eyelets are made of a metal material for durability.
- The tongue is secured with a central loop tab.