Fit & Sizing
The Puma Smash Buck is a tennis inspired shoe that has a lace-up front for secure personalized fit. It also has a padded collar, breathable mesh lining and a cushioned footbed to provide comfort for all day city cruising. The Smash Buck runs true to its size. This design is being offered exclusively for men’s sizes ranging from 7 to 14 US in medium width.
Puma Smash Buck Style
The Puma Smash Buck features a retro-style design with the trademark Formstrip and a bumper sole that is wrapped around. This design was inspired by the tennis shoe in the 1960s and will keep you looking sporty and fresh while wearing it. The Puma Smash Buck is perfect for any style, you can pair it with your favorite jeans or shorts with white or graphic tees and finish it off with sunnies. Undeniably, this pair is perfect for any casual occasion.
The most notable feature of the Smash Buck is the upper that is made entirely of Nubuck leather. This Nubuck leather is a very durable synthetic leather that is made to last. This velvet-like surface is more durable, thick and expensive compared to the more common suede.
Puma Smash Buck History
Puma is a world-renowned athletic brand that offers shoes with influences from sports, lifestyle and fashion. They continuously innovate technologies and designs to keep up with the unceasing revolutions in consumers’ needs.
In 1968, Puma introduced the Puma Smash Leather. It has a classic tennis shoe silhouette that was inspired by the Stan Smith of Adidas. They captured the attention of most buyers by showcasing an aesthetic appeal and pure performance of the Puma Smash.
It did not take too long for the Puma to introduce another version of the Puma Smash. A year after the release of the leather version, the suede version was revealed. From then on, the Puma Smash became a major player in the performance and lifestyle wear in the shoe market.
As Puma pays honor to their original 1960’s tennis shoe style, they recently released the Smash Buck. This current version has modifications from its prior version by using a nubuck leather upper, richer textile, a better cushioning in the midsole and a whole lot of attitude.