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Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.


Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.


Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.


We spent 8.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • A great number of reviewers liked the stylish design of the Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on.
  • The shoe is very easy to clean, a user claimed.
  • It can be bought at an affordable price.
  • You get what you expect based on promotions, a buyer has mentioned.
  • A great number of users loved the exterior leather look of the Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on.
  • It is extremely light.
  • The perforated upper is ideal for those who want a lightweight shoe in warm weather conditions.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Some reviewers mentioned that the shoe doesn’t exactly fit for its declared size that is written on the box.
  • A number of users said that the Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on lacks flexibility.
  • Some reviewers claimed that the shoe runs a little bit narrow.
  • It doesn’t have a wide color selection, a number of reviewers have mentioned.

Bottom line

This effortless classic looking shoe gives every slip-on lover the effortless vulcanized style they would love. Puma relies on the tried and tested formula of highlighting just the essentials to keep the price point at a minimum without doing away with comfort and style. In the El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on, sneaker fans get a super light, fashionable shoe that should be a huge hit in summer or where it gets a little warm because of its perforated upper.


Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-On compared to 2184 sneakers:


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Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-On History

Released in 2005, the Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on belongs to the El shoe line of the Puma brand. Puma, being an international brand that aims excellence in fashion and style, sports, and lifestyle delivers, a shoe that can be worn easily.

Derived from the Spanish word El Rey which means king, surely getting on this sweet kicks can give one a kingly vibe every step.

Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-On Style

The Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on is one of those low-profile kicks that is loved for its speed-inspired style. It gives the user a better tempo when walking, running or in doing any activities throughout the day. It is one of those soon to be iconic kicks that can be matched with almost anything one wears. It can be paired with long pants, street jeans, dresses, slacks, beach shorts or just about anything!

Fit & Sizing

This clean, classic looking sneaker is only offered in men’s sizing. But the ladies can also buy this since this is a unisex shoe, by subtracting 1.5 from the men’s original sizing. The fit can run a little bit slack for the Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on.

Notable Features

This shoe is easily recognizable because of its slip-on construction. It has a synthetic leather upper and a slip-on closure for easy on and off. The Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on also has a rubber outsole that provides the user a safe grip and a no-slip security.

Additional Info

  • The shaft of the Puma El Rey Cross Perf Leather Slip-on measures about 2.5” from the arch.
  • A slip-on shoe that features wide vamp straps and perforated toe with debossed/depressed logo and inserts that are elastic at the ends.
  • It has a padded collar.
  • There is an embroidered Puma cat logo at the heel.
  • It has the Puma branding, which can be found on the tongue.