Verdict from 100+ user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • The Puma Breaker Mesh has an affordable price range.
  • Buyers can pick from multiple colorways available in the market.
  • The large percentage of the reviewers highly recommended the Puma Breaker Mesh to everyone.
  • Few buyers mentioned the premium quality materials applied on this kick.
  • The majority of the respondents happily shared that they enjoyed the comfortable strides they experienced while wearing this sneaker.
  • A couple of testers expressed their admiration for the old school style of this model with modernized tooling.
  • Several testers liked the formfitting inner sockliner that hugs their feet like a glove.
  • Many wearers mentioned that this kick has moderate arch support.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Few reviewers found this kick a tad wide, especially on the toe area.
  • Not many users griped that this model is a tad heavy for them.
  • Some critics mentioned that this model makes their feet look wider than the usual.
  • Several buyers said that the Puma Breaker Mesh is not easy to wear for its tight mesh.

Bottom line

Many reviewers found the Puma Breaker Mesh one of the most comfortable cleats for its mesh upper that wraps the feet snugly. Many also noted its premium construction with vibrant colorways that can suit the penchant of its followers. This kick is also admired for its stylish look and retro vibe in a price range that is within one's means.

Nonetheless, several buyers expressed disappointment at this pair's tongue-less mesh design as they found it hard to put on. Also, some critics disclosed about the inconsistencies in its width.

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Good to know

This sneaker is presented in men's sizing from 4 to 14 US in medium width. Women, meanwhile, can also enjoy this kick by purchasing 1 or 1.5 sizes down their regular shoe size. For example, if a lady's shoe size is 7, she is advised to grab a size 5.5 or 6 in the men's range for a cozy fit. The cleatie construction reinforced by the lace-up fastening system deliver secure and a glove-like fit. This tongue-less kick also has a heel pull tab for easy on and off.

The low-top Puma Breaker Mesh features a modernized version of the Puma Breaker by face-lifting it with mesh detailed with suede overlay on the side. Its upper sits atop a thick, white midsole to give an edgy and fresh overall vibe.

The brand offers this in several colorways to which buyers can choose from - such as Ash, Muted Clay, Blue Indigo, Red Dahlia, Black, Mineral Yellow, Capulet Olive, and Birch. Because of its laidback appeal, this model is easy to pair with any relaxed attire such as shorts, oversized jeans, tattered pants, joggers, or skinnies. Tracksuit also works well with this sneaker for a next-level fitness-ready look.

The mesh upper of the Puma Breaker Mesh makes this kick strikingly fashionable for the majority of users. Its mesh facet is extended to the ankle to give a sock-like fit; thus maximizing the overall comfort. On the side is the monochromatic suede to deliver added protection while reinforcing the adjustable fastening system.

Adding another notable silhouette to the impressive lineup of sneakers, the Jumping Cat brand unveiled another striking model in 2017. The Puma Breaker displays a combination of elements stirred from the classics Puma Suede and Puma Clyde and the punk scenes in New York and London.

The Puma Breaker showcases knitted upper with a chunky midsole, detailed with Nubuck leather on the side panels and the concealed lacing system. It was launched in collaboration with Big Sean, a Grammy award-winning music artist. The Detroit-born music artist infused some of his signature element to the kick giving rise to the Breaker Knit.

Just like the other iconic profiles, the success of the Breaker silhouette gave rise to several iterations molded from it using a variety of materials, such as the leather, suede, or mesh. One of it is the Puma Breaker Mesh that features a modified variety of its ancestor. The upper is constructed with mesh and suede with an inner cleatie for a glove-like fit. The design of the midsole was revamped injected with padded collar and cushioned insole.

  • The rubber outsole provides reliable traction on various surfaces.
  • The Puma branding is found on the lateral side.
  • This pair has a foam cushioned footbed and breathable fabric linings for added comfort.
  • It weighs approximately 539 grams.


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