Summary

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9 reasons to buy

  • A lot of users achieved a perfect fit with the Puma Breaker Leather.
  • One customer specifically mentioned the sleek look of the bumpers.
  • A couple of buyers were astounded that the sneaker was assembled in a very durable construction.
  • The Puma Breaker Leather is evidence that the Puma Classics line continues to improve through time as stated by a user.
  • A couple of purchasers loved the use of leather on its uppers.
  • Many reviewers applauded the comfort that the sneaker delivered.
  • It was a cool-looking shoe, according to a lot of buyers, and its style works perfectly for them too.
  • Two wearers found the sneaker to have an ample amount of room in the toe area unlike other iterations from Puma that they bought.
  • Less than a handful of buyers commended the sneaker’s excellent price.

2 reasons not to buy

  • One commenter disliked the sneaker’s flat form which lacks arch support.
  • A couple of wearers were a bit appalled about the low top sneaker’s weight which is a tad heavy.

Bottom line

Inspired by leather-bound Classics line, the Puma Breaker Leather resurrects the vintage look of coveted low tops like the Suede , Smash, and Basket and improves every inch of those styles in bountiful flair.

Comfort was also not disregarded as it still delivers a pleasurable ride along with the edgy detailing in a low profile form. Continuously astonishing customers with its out-of-the-look utility, the sneaker was observed to contain a cozy amount of room without sacrificing fit.

Facts

Top: Low
Inspired from: Casual
Collection: Puma Breaker
Price: $80
Colorways: Black, Multi, Purple, White
Size
Small True to size Large
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The low top Puma Breaker Leather is designed for men all on which comes in a D medium width. The available sizes for this sneaker start from 5.5 and end up at 14.

Styling low top shoes like the Puma Breaker Leather is easy as pie as provided by its supremely versatile low profile construction which, as most consumers know, blends well with almost any type of clothing. Whether going grand with smart clothes or toning down with joggers or shorts, the Puma Breaker Leather still keeps its class within its walls of a raised midsole.

Several colorways that embellish the low top include the Puma Black, Optic White, and Puma White. One of the sneaker’s takeaway features is the jagged tooling of the outsole which is visible when the sneaker is slightly raised.

The Jumping Cat brand had long been using well-known people as leverage to propel their popularity across all locations where footwear shines light over. Advertising these shoe models may be in the aspect of sports where they enlist athletes like Walt Frazier, or it could be in the fashion realm as spearheaded by Rihanna herself. Nonetheless, these so-called icons can be found in a combination of athletics and celebrity as evident with the Puma x Jay-Z merger for their Hoops Division.

Present-day “product-boosts” owe a lot to the duo that unintentionally sparked the somewhat infamous, during that time period, of course, social empowerment. Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their right and left fists up high while wearing black gloves and black socks to manifest the inequality during the Johnson regime. The Black Power Salute rippled throughout the decades which fortunately dragged the Puma Suede with it.

The shockwave of Puma’s glory endured the years and clung on to icons like Reggie Jackson in the mid-70s during his prime years in Major League Baseball. After a few more years, the B-Boy pandemonium spread which heralded the Suede into limelight status as evident in the 1984 film the Beat Street.

The legacy of hiring personalities carried on to the future with Rihanna along with Kylie and Selena Gomez flaunting the Formstrip. Soon after, these celebrities injected their own sense of style on new sneaker releases reflecting their character and design ideologies. Artists like Deadmau5 and The Weeknd also shared a piece of the Puma pandemonium and had stayed loyal for a considerable amount of time with the brand.

Another recording artist waving the Puma flag was Big Sean which was inducted in the latter part of 2017. Being the German sportswear’s brand ambassador entitles the Detroit-born rapper to instill his own flair on Puma designs on which gave birth to the Breaker Knit. Released before black Friday, the sneaker was succeeded by several versions like the Breaker Suede and the Puma Breaker Leather.

  • The midsole and outsole are both composed of a rubber component.
  • The lateral Puma Formstrips contain perforations on the side.
  • A Leather material wraps the whole upper.
  • Puma logos are featured on the Wordmark on the vamp, tongue, heel, insole, and outsole.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com