We spent 9.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

6 reasons to buy

  • Many users say that the Puma Suede Platform Elemental is a comfortable shoe.
  • Plenty of reviewers described the footwear as stylish,” beautiful,” and quite impressive to wear.”
  • The casual sneaker has a perfect fit widthwise, several testers noted. 
  • The low-top footwears cool colorways got a number of mentions from pleased buyers. 
  • A few purchasers liked the unique material of the lifestyle sneaker with its frayed and hairy fabric.
  • A couple of individuals reported that the Puma Suede Platform Elemental is made of good quality materials that are sure to last.

1 reasons not to buy

  • One buyer of the Puma Suede Platform Elemental stated that the shoe runs large. She recommended sizing down to get the perfect length.

Bottom line

The Puma Suede Platform Elemental combines fashion and comfort very well. The design is stylish and unique, and the colors are very much on-trend. The casual sneaker is also well-made using high-quality materials.

The only disadvantage of the shoe is that it runs a bit longer than standard size which may be easily solved by going down a half size smaller.


Base model: Puma Suede Platform
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Puma Suede Platform
Price: $100
Colorways: Black, Grey, Purple
Special editions: 7 special editions
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The Puma Suede Platform Elemental is available for women with sizes ranging from 5.5 to 10.5. The lacing of the shoe allows users to get a more secure and adjustable fit.

Don’t be daunted by the Puma Suede Platform Elemental’s design. It’s surprisingly easy to match with any casual outfit. It looks good with leggings, ripped jeans, shorts, and cute short dresses.

The Suede Platform Elemental’s most noteworthy feature is its high-fashion look along with the shoe’s comfortable feel. The shaggy suede material gives the shoe a winterized appeal that is not only trendy but practical as well.

The Puma Suede Platform Elemental is mainly based on that iconic 1968 track and field shoe, the Puma Suede. The Puma Suede was considered a trendsetting footwear because, during that time, most runners utilized either a leather or canvas material. The silhouette also sported a thick rubber sole and a rounded toe.

The Suede became so popular that in the years following its original release, Puma issued the silhouette new colorways and updates. It also became the subject of quite a few collaborations. The Puma Suede Platform Elemental is yet another iteration of the classic. It is also inspired by the elevated sole of Rihanna’s Puma Creeper.

The Puma Suede Platform Elemental keeps much of the details of the original but updates it with a platform midsole and a fuzzy suede upper. The new model launched on October 21 of 2016 at a price of approximately $92 per pair.

  • The Puma Suede Platform Elemental Pack initially released three colorways: Steel Grey, Winetasting, and Puma Black.
  • The sneaker has a leather Puma formstripe, a rubber sole, molded foam insole, and fabric lining.
  • The footwear weighs approximately 368.5 grams per shoe.


Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.