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Facts

  • Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $100
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Fit & Sizing

The low-top Puma RS-0 Sound features a leather and textile upper that offers breathability and comfort. Regular lace-up closure provides a secured and customizable fit. This unisex model runs in men’s sizing only, but women could also wear it by reducing one and a half sizes from their regular measurements. Sizes start from 7 to 14.

Puma RS-0 Sound Style

One may consider the design of the Puma RS-0 Sound oxymoronic, as it is apparently inspired by “past and future details.” Color blocking appears to be among Puma sneakers’ specialties. Evident on this kick, its unique colorblocking gives this sneaker an attractive finish.

While it could be considered that the colors are somewhat playful, it still has a neutral or not-trying-too-hard vibe. Because of this quality, it allows the RS-0 Sound a viable option for many casual attires. Wearers will have a lot of freedom in experimenting on what type of clothes they want to pair the shoe with. The low-top is suited for many lifestyle occasions such as holiday trips, casual workdays, or even while working out.  

Notable Features

Under the hood, the Puma RS-0 Sound showcases a lightweight injected molded EVA midsole and gel insole which contributes to optimal cushioning and enhanced comfort. The gel insole also offers a degree of protection from natural odor. For those who prefer to use orthotics, they wouldn’t have any issues as the insole is removable.

Because of its running-inspired silhouette and support details, treating the Puma men's RS-0 Sound as running sneakers is plausible. Using it in the treadmill or short runs should be the extent of it as it is still a lifestyle sneaker.

Puma RS-0 Sound History

The Puma RS (Running System) was first introduced to the public decades ago, particularly in 1987. Since its initial release, the cushioning system of the RS has been awe-inspiring for the majority of its users. Without a doubt, the Puma RS has been among the top running shoes released by the brand during the 80s.

Despite the lack of hype and fanfare, the Puma RS eventually found its way into the lifestyle category, which is a widespread occurrence for a lot of popular performance shoes. Recently, Puma started to rejuvenate the appeal of the RS by re-introducing a variety of releases. This modern collection has the “0” attached to the majority of the models, which symbolizes “reinvention.” Some of the shoes, such as the Puma RS-0 Play and Puma RS-0 Game Restart, bring elements of video games from the 80s to 90s.

The Puma RS-0 Sound is inspired by music remixing and other related culture. Fans of the shoe have raved about the reference as the silhouette resembles the buttons and colors on a mixing board. Also, there are tonal Puma RS-0 Sound white sneakers available. Thanks to its color options and distinctive construction, the RS-0 Sound is possibly one of the best the collection has to offer.

Additional Info

  • The Puma RS-0 Sound’s regular price is $100.
  • On the exterior, the Puma Cat logo is only situated at the tongue.