Size and fit

The low-top Puma RS-X Softcase trainers are available in both genders' sizing. Since it was inspired by running footwear, this model was built with ample support and comfort that suits running on the track field and errands on the city streets.

This lace-up sneaker is inserted with RS cushioning, which was launched during the 80s. It is filled with ample padding and foam backing to enhance the cushioned and supported feel with every stride. The chunky PU midsole adds lightweight comfort and support, while the heel pull tab is used for easy on and off.

Puma RS-X Softcase Style

The casual style of Puma RS-X Soft Case boasts a chunky aesthetics that is reminiscent of the 80s running footwear fashion. This model displays a retro appeal that has been updated with modern elements to fit the current style and comfort needs. The upper is covered with suede and leather overlays seated on top of hefty sole with abstract accents. 

Puma offers this sneaker in several hues. The Puma black/galaxy white, pink alert/yellow alert, and Puma white/ high rise are the most popular colorways. To style, Puma RS-X Soft Case looks fashionable on feet when styled with a pair of tattered skinny jeans and a plain t-shirt. Some also consider donning this pair with oversized jeans and hoodies.

Notable Features

The Puma RS-X Soft Case shoes feature a plush upper that is constructed with soft foam panels. The suede tongue and collar that gives a luxurious effect to this sports-inspired sneaker. Another notable element is the bulky sole and abstract accent that surely grabs the attention of many sneakerheads and running enthusiasts alike.

Puma RS-X Softcase History

Puma unveiled the Running System or RS in the 80s as its innovative cushioning system. This technology aimed to provide wearers a better running experience by absorbing the shock effectively. 

When Puma launched the RS-100 in 1986, it was considered advanced footwear for it displayed leather and textile upper inserted with padding and grippy rubber outsole. Soon after, the brand unveiled the follow-up iteration called RS-Computer, which was the first sneaker to compute its wearers' running performance.

Since then, Puma has unveiled many RS silhouettes that have various features. In 2018, when the brand decided to offer multiple products, the company decided to re-introduce the RS silhouette to the modern market. Puma also collaborated with several names to come up with a unique version of the RS sneaker.

In 2019, Puma introduced the RS-X Softcase, which is a newer version of the Puma RS-X. Just like the rest of RS sneakers, this iteration was builts with the Running System technology and filled with premium cushioning and plush foam backing on the upper. It boasts extra protection with every stride while delivering a stylish look that could match any casual get-up.

Nice to know

  • The Puma RS-X Soft Case sneaker is made with a rubber outsole that delivers superb grip. 
  • RS branding can be found on the side and the tongue.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Puma RS-X
Style: Dad, Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Puma RS, Puma RS, Puma Rs-x
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Mesh, Rubber Sole, Neoprene / Fabric

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.