Who should buy the Puma Clyde Core Foil

Puma Clyde Core Foil is one of the latest iterations of the iconic Clyde with a fresh and modern upgrade through metallic foil detailing. This is a must-buy if you want:

  • A low-top shoe that gives freedom of movement for the feet
  • A shoe with a classic look and allows more versatility

Puma Clyde Core Foil logo

Puma Clyde Core Foil Style

The Puma Clyde Core Foil is a low-top fashion sneaker for men and women of all ages. It has a classic look that is always in style may it be a dress-up or dress-down kind of outfit. The low-top structure allows more versatility in terms of styling, making it ideal to be paired with shorts, jeans, skirts, maxi dresses, casual dresses, or casual pants.

Puma Clyde Core Foil upper

Traditional lace-up closure

It also has a traditional lace-up closure with an extra tab on the tongue for a snug, secure, and customizable fit.

Puma Clyde Core Foil laces

Padded collar and tongue

The collar and tongue are lightly padded for added comfort.

Puma Clyde Core Foil collar

Rubber outsole

It has a rubber outsole for durability and traction.

Puma Clyde Core Foil outsole

Perforation details for breathability

Perforation details can be found lateral to the Formstrip for breathability.

Puma Clyde Core Foil breathability

Puma Clyde Core Foil History

The Puma Clyde is undeniably one of the most iconic lifestyle sneakers ever created. It has left a mark in the sneaker community not only for its classic and stylish look but also because of the rich history behind its inception.

Originally a basketball shoe, the Puma Clyde came to the spotlight when New York Knicks basketball superstar Walt "Clyde" Frazier requested Puma for a lighter and wider version of the Puma Suede that he could use on the court.

Puma Clyde Core Foil lining

The Puma Clyde has come a long way since it was initially released in 1973. With the help of Frazier's endorsement, it gained popularity as a basketball shoe, but it eventually became a familiar name as well in the skate community and hip-hop subculture.

One of the latest iterations of the iconic Clyde is the Puma Clyde Core Foil. In this shoe, the original silhouette received a fresh and modern upgrade with the introduction of metallic foil detailing on the brandings and shoelace tips.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Puma Clyde Core
Style: Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Puma Clyde
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather

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Danny McLoughlin

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