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The Puma Blaze of Glory Sock Core is available in men’s size only. Women are advised to go 1 1/2 sizes down to get the right fit. Its neoprene interior hugs the foot and the combination of lace-up closure and neoprene sock provides a close fit up to the ankle.
The Puma Blaze of Glory Sock Core updates the original silhouette with a large, chunky outsole which is on-trend. It is designed with leather overlays and completed with a tonal look. The upper has a soft suede and leather construction. They work well with jeans and a variety of outfits.
The extremely neat and sophisticated upper is just quite riveting. Sneaker people who like a monochromatic look that is still vibrant should seriously getting hold of this shoe. More than just the looks, the plush style is also representative of the luxurious interior for a thoroughly comfortable shoe with the looks to match.
The Puma Blaze of Glory Sock Core is an updated version of the original Blaze of Glory (B.O.G) shoe released in the early 90s. Although the B.O.G is a widely known silhouette created by PUMA, it doesn’t have a formstrip, which is a recognizable upper feature by the German footwear company.
The original B.O.G is a breathable shoe that featured a mesh upper with structural design overlays, heel pull tab and the Trinomic sole. The shoe also had minimal branding and a unique lacing system which gave the wearers a great fit and a unique style. Using this silhouette, PUMA had exciting collaborations and intricate colorways to impress consumers for the company’s releases.
In 2007, the silhouette made its comeback in a collaboration with Australian indie magazine Sneaker Freaker. The shark-inspired colorways released under this collab were Great White and Black Beast. There were also 30 pairs made of authentic shark skin given to the Sneaker Freaker family and friends. These releases fascinated modern-day sneaker collectors who are mostly focused on iconic Puma releases such as the Suede and Clyde basketball shoes.
- In 2016, the Puma Blaze of Glory Sock Core release came in three tonal colorways: red, black and creme.
- The Trinomic logo can only be found in the creme colorway.