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- The Puma Enzo Weave is an update to the brand’s acclaimed Puma Enzo workout shoe. It carries over most of the core features of the original trainer, including the rubber outsole and the EVA midsole.
- It also inherits the silhouette of the upper unit with its clamshell opening and exaggerated collar height. The synthetic and elastic reinforcements are also retained.
- However, the primary material of the upper unit has been altered. As the name suggests, the shoe now employs a new woven fabric with a thicker thread and larger ventilation pores for enhanced support and breathability. It also makes the upper feel and look softer.
The Puma Enzo Weave comes in both male and female versions. The men’s sizes range from US 7 to 14, while the women’s sizes go from US 5.5 to 11. Half sizes are available in both options to help buyers achieve the correct length. The width of the trainer is only offered in a standard D - Medium profile for gentlemen and in a B - Medium one for ladies.
The Enzo Weave utilizes rubber to protect the bottom of the platform. It is made to be hard-wearing and slip-resistant. The lugs in the forefoot are meant to maximize traction.
The toe area and the heel are reinforced with pods made of carbon rubber. It is an even more durable material which is similar in composition to the car tires. These pods deliver extra protection and grip on smooth surfaces.
The design of the outsole includes both horizontal and vertical flex grooves. They allow the sole to bend in multiple directions, accommodating various training activities.
A lightweight EVA foam makes up the midsole of the Puma Enzo Weave. It is a full-length compound which provides cushioning and impact protection. At the same time, it is made to be somewhat firm to render a steady platform.
Inside the shoe is the Soft Foam insole. It complements the main cushioning unit by adding underfoot padding, comfort, and breathability.
The Puma Enzo Weave makes use of a woven fabric with a soft, thick thread and large knots to create structured coverage for the foot. The material is also made to be breathable and flexible to offer a pleasant wearing experience.
The ankle receives support from the exaggerated height of the front and back portions of the collar. The padding in this section also ensures that the heel doesn’t slip out of the shoe.
Elastic inserts are added on both sides of the collar to help it stretch when the trainer is put on or removed. Synthetic pull tabs are meant to assist the on-and-off action.
Synthetic overlays wrap around the heel and the sides of the footwear. They contribute to the support provided by the woven fabric, while also protecting it from abrasion.
The midfoot overlays are connected with a lacing system. They enhance lateral support when the laces are pulled tight.