Verdict from +100 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • Some of the reviewers advise that they found this casual sneaker comfortable.
  • For several purchasers of the Puma Roma Suede, it has a classic, elegant and stylish exterior that is an eye-pleaser.
  • Its inexpensive price tag has been appreciated by a number of shoppers.
  • A couple of purchasers have shared that the footwear looks exactly like its photos online.
  • As per a customer, whether paired with jeans or shorts, the Roma Suede looks great.
  • The suede upper looks and feels soothing, according to a couple of wearers.
  • This low-top is described as light on foot by a few users.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A considerable number of customers attest that wear and tear signs are clearly noticeable after a short time of use.
  • A few users mention the shoe being too narrow for their feet.

Bottom line

Visually appealing as any lifestyle Puma sneaker could be, most of the shoppers agreed about the Puma Roma Suede’s eye-pleasing aspect. Some also shared that it offers ample comfort. To top the positives off, it can be purchased at a budget-friendly price.

However, its durability is possibly not its greatest feature. But if searching for a sleek footwear during casual workdays or other sedentary activities, the Puma Roma Suede is a good purchase.

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Good to know

The low-top Puma Roma Suede is offered in men’s size. Some have shared that a longer than average break-in period should be expected. Also, a few complained that it felt too narrow. While these potential issues are not absolute, being knowledgeable of the return policy will definitely help buyers to have peace of mind when ordering online.

As the name suggests, this version of Roma has a suede upper that gives proper comfort and a lightweight feel. Its lace-up enclosure could be utilized to have a snug or loose fit.

Vintage is the operative word when describing the Puma Roma Suede. The Puma Roma sneaker and the suede material have been among the brand’s proud trademarks because of their unwavering appeal. This running-inspired sneaker may not be fit for doing sports, but due to its design, many could see it as an outstanding casual footwear.

Bearing the same silhouette but in a suede upper, the Puma Roma Suede is relatively consistent with what the original model is offering - a lightweight sneaker that delivers comfort. Pairing the Puma Roma sneakers in Suede with casual clothes will never be an issue. A mix of retro vibe and elegance is what this footwear is all about.

While the retro aesthetic and suede upper is the Puma Roma Suede’s main selling point, its other aspects are nothing to scoff at. The soft midsole allows a sufficient amount of cushioning that helps during standing up or walking for extended hours. Arch support is also expected with this sneaker, which is a bonus for those who are flat-footed.  

Rudolf Dassler, the co-founder of Adidas, decided to separate himself from the shoe company by establishing his own. Dassler finally did it in 1948. Aiming to compete with his brother’s company directly, he started manufacturing soccer cleats for various soccer clubs in Germany. During the initial decades, Puma experienced steady growth because of its product expansion into other sports such as running and basketball.

Fast-forward to modern times, Puma has a respectable catalog of lifestyle sneakers. A large percentage of its casual shoes come from its elite selection of performance footwear that gained notoriety in the sporting world. Its most famous footwear, the Puma Suede was initially made for running, but due to its revolutionary upper material, it found its way into an integral part of street-style fashion. To a lesser degree, another model that managed to be among the revered classics is the Puma Roma.

The Puma Roma was introduced in 1968 and was designed to be used for different types of activities and sports such as hurdles, sprints, marathons, and track & field. Since then, subsequent Puma Roma shoes have been released. One of its contemporary versions is the Puma Roma Suede. Made available in 2015, this iteration features the iconic suede as its upper in multiple colorways.  

  • Here are the colorways available for Puma Roma Suede sneakers: Pomegranate, Puma Black / Puma Black, Whisper White, Puma Black / Puma White, Red Dahlia, Capulet Olive, Peacoat.


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Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.