Verdict from +100 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • The Puma RS-150 is budget-friendly and offers excellent value for its price, according to a handful of shoppers.
  • Many wearers love the ’80s old-school look of the RS-150, saying that it also looks pretty cute.
  • Some users like how well the RS-150 easily matches a variety of casual and sporty outfits.
  • The majority of testers remark that this sneaker delivers a high level of comfort.
  • A wearer struggling with plantar fasciitis expressed that the RS-150 feels like heaven on her feet.
  • Several satisfied consumers consider getting more pairs of the RS-150.
  • This Puma RS sneaker runs true to size, based on nearly all reviews.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A couple of users report that its leather upper feels stiff and tough.
  • Its tongue rubs against the ankles a little, quite a few wearers have mentioned.
  • One reviewer notes that the RS-150 does not have enough arch support.

Bottom line

Puma introduces another great addition to their rebooted RS Range. A women’s exclusive model, the RS-150 flaunts its retro running heritage. Its crisp, vintage full leather upper sits atop the updated Running System-cushioned midsole.

The RS compound has been critically acclaimed as an extremely advanced cushioning tech in the mid-’80s, and still remains relevant until today. Besides delivering superb comfort, the RS-150 also flashes with style as Puma has made the iconic silhouette sleeker for a more feminine appeal. Sitting at $75, the RS-150 is a sporty treat for the ladies.

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Good to know

The Puma RS-150 is a women’s design. Sizes range from 5.5 to 11. It runs on a traditional lace-up closure, which locks the feet in with custom fitting. The wearer can tie it as loose or as tight, depending on her preference. Moreover, this sports-inspired sneaker has a low-cut profile, designed for giving the ankles a free range of motion in each stride.

The RS-150 comes from a long line of time-tested 1980s performance silhouettes, inheriting their rich sports heritage and styling. That said, this sporty sneaker fits the women’s casual and active wear and athleisure trends of today.

Leggings, sweatpants, joggers, shorts, or any workout clothing instantly pair up with the RS-150. Ladies can also match the RS-150 with mini skirts, skimpy shorts, and even dresses, boosting the casual attire with some athletic vibe. Moreover, these RS-150s come in a variety of colorways: Puma White/Puma White, Puma Black/Puma Black, and Mauve Morning/Mauve Morning.

Probably its catchiest feature is its narrow feminine shape, which gives it a fresher, fashionable look. But besides that, the RS-150 primarily stands out with its heritage. The vintage Formstrip leather overlays run along the sidewalls. A PUMA logo stitched to the tongue and debossed on the heel. Lastly, an “R-System” branding calls out from the RS-compounded midsole. Together, these all drop huge doses of heritage.

The Running System or RS is among Puma’s biggest hits in its performance running heritage. Launched during the 1980s running boom, in the form of the RS-100 silhouette, this RS compound has proven to be ahead of its time. Its innovative design, superior cushioning, high-tech stability, and surprising style all exceeded expectations, stirring a clamor among its users.

Then more futuristic designs succeeded the RS-100, such as the RS Computer shoe and RS-350. However, these RS models were soon archived but got relaunched in 2018, along with a few brilliant iterations. From the RS-100 silhouette came the RS-150 series, women’s exclusive silhouette, which has leather, mesh, and nylon versions.  

  • It has a carbon rubber outsole, which provides excellent traction.
  • R-150 branding with reflective detailing is found on the lateral side.
  • The TPU midsole provides supports the heel area.


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Danny McLoughlin

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.