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Base model: Puma Suede Classic
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Puma Suede
Price: $80
Colorways: Beige, Black, Blue
Special editions: 38 special editions
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The Puma Suede Classic X-Hollows men’s sneakers are available from sizes 6 to 12 in standard width. Like other Puma Suede variations, they exhibit a low-top profile, inspired by hoop shoes, that permits wearers mobility without sacrificing comfort and support. These sneakers also utilize traditional lace-up closure system, with seven pairs of eyelets and flat tonal laces. Overall hold and support of these kicks are excellent.

One addition to the modernized Puma Suede versions lineup is the Puma Suede Classic X-Hollows sneakers. These sneakers are made with soft and comfortable suede uppers in a classic Suede low-top tooling and are reinvented with graffiti-like, neon-colored Puma Formstrip branding at the sides. The tonal upper is further accentuated by matching neon brandings for an eye-catching visual.

The Puma Suede Classic X-Hollows sneakers are available in two colorways namely Puma Black - Biscay Green and Gray - Hawaiian Ocean – White.

A standout feature of the Puma Suede Classic X-Hollows sneakers is the graffiti-inspired Puma Formstrip at the sides in lieu of suede Formstrip overlays typically found on most Puma Suede shoes. The classic brandings were also replaced with neon-colored, graffiti-inspired Puma brandings to complete the modernized look.

2018 marks the Puma Suede’s 50th Anniversary, and to commemorate the historic event Puma set a series of exclusive releases throughout 2017 to 2018 that involve the brand's partner collaborators in the fashion and street scene, music legends, and famed pop culture icons. The favorite b-boy shoe back in the ‘80s also received multiple modernized versions as part of the celebration. 

One of the Suede versions that launched in September 2018 is the Puma Suede Classic X-Hollows sneakers or otherwise known as the Puma Suede Hollows. It shadows the original tooling of the iconic basketball-turned-lifestyle shoe model but receives graffiti-inspired design accents for a fresh and new look fit for the modern market. The classic suede Formstrip branding overlays were removed and replaced by graffiti-like Formstrip design in a striking neon color. To match this remarkable design update, the signature brandings on the sides, tongue, and heel were also in similar neon color. Each pair of the Puma Suede Hollows retails for $80.

  • The Puma Suede Classic X-Hollows features a textured rubber sole unit with signature Puma stitch detailing and toe bumper.
  • The insoles are cushioned for added comfort. The tongue and collar are also padded.


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