Verdict from +100 user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • A large number of sneaker fans approve of the Puma Storm Origin's storm cloud-inspired sole that gives it the retro feel of a dad shoe
  • A lot of customers like the unique patterns and stylish mix of mesh, leather, and suede materials on the upper. 
  • Purchasers praised the multiple colorway options presented in the market. 
  • Numerous reviewers find the mesh upper with leather and suede overlays very airy and breathable.
  • A number of users claim that the cushioned footbed, tongue, and collar ensures lasting comfort when moving around.  
  • Most wearers like the lightness of the Storm Origin sneakers by Puma and how it feels like nothing when worn because of its compression-molded EVA midsole. 
  • A lot of users praise the cushioning and comfort of the CMEVA midsole.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A few reviewers claim that the suede material on the upper is a bit low quality.
  • Some users find the outsole pattern basic and that it doesn’t match the rest of the shoe’s aesthetic.

Bottom line

The storm cloud- inspired Puma Storm Origin brings together the trendy street style dad shoe aesthetic and the iconic Puma design DNA.  It gives lasting comfort with its lightweight CMEVA midsole, cushioned footbed, tongue, and collar. The mesh upper with leather and suede overlays gives the wearer a great in-shoe feel and keeps it breathable and the durable rubber outsole gives it needed traction and grip.

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Good to know

The Puma Storm Origin has a snug fit and runs true to size. It is available in US sizes for both men and women. It has a traditional lace-up design that provides a secure snug fit around the foot. The padded tongue and collar offer additional comfort.

Inspired by swirling storm clouds, the Puma Storm Origin hits the streets with a cloud-shaped sole. The CMEVA midsole provides soft cushioning with every step while the rubber outsole gives grip. It features a mesh upper with leather and suede overlays in ‘90s-inspired pops of color creating sharp visual accents.

It’s another addition to “Dad shoes” by Puma which is the fashion trend nowadays. They’re comfortable sneakers with thick, striking soles similar to shoes worn by American dads of the ‘90s. The structured and emphasized sole design and the stylish upper whether in a trendy colorway or monochrome will fit perfectly with any outfit.

The Puma Storm Origin is a combination of iconic Puma design DNA and street style. It features a breathable mesh upper with leather and suede overlays. Its soft textile lining, padded tongue and collar, and cushioned footbed add comfort and support. It comes in lace closure for a secure fit. The Storm cloud-inspired compression-molded EVA midsole is very lightweight and provides cushioning and support. The non-marking rubber outsole that extends all the way to the side for additional design details offers good traction and grip. For branding, signature Puma formstrip on the medial and lateral sides, and Puma wordmark on the tongue and logo on the heel.

For over 65 years, Puma has been one of the worlds leading sports brands, designing, developing, selling, and marketing footwear, apparel, and accessories. For years, it has established a history of making fast product designs for the fastest athletes all around the globe. They have been staying true to their tagline of “Forever Fastest” by producing timeless, high-performance, and sport-inspired lifestyle products. Faithful to their guiding principle, Puma has been one of the promptest in engineering technologies and launching fashionable footwear through the years. 

Recently, Puma is into releasing Futro sneakers. Sneakers that combine future and retro designs. In this case, the Puma Storm Origin has the ‘90s Dad shoe aesthetic mixed with street style. It displays a mix of mesh, leather, and suede upper with overlays to add style and durability. Equipped with a chunky CMEVA midsole and a durable non-marking outsole that gives good traction, it completes the current trend of a modern ‘90s Dad shoe perfect for street fashion.

  • It comes in different colorways, 2 of which are monochromatic and the rest multi-colored.

Danny McLoughlin
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.