Summary

We spent 8.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • Several people say the shoes are cute and stylish for everyday wear.
  • Some customers are pleased with the design construction and durability of the Puma Tsugi Apex Jewel Street 2 shoes.
  • The shoes are quick to wear with slip-on construction and pull tabs for fast on and off.
  • The knit material in the upper is breathable that the shoe interior remains cool after several hours of use.
  • A few people say the IMEVA midsole cushioning is comfortable.
  • Some people gave compliments on the fitting of the shoe as it perfectly hugs the foot with a sock-like fit.
  • Some people were happy and satisfied with their purchase of the Puma Tsugi Apex Jewel Street 2 sneaker.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Some reviewers say the Puma Tsugi Apex Jewel Street 2 shoes are lacking in arch support and might require custom orthotics to feel comfortable for those with plantar fasciitis.
  • A couple of wearers say the shoe is a tad narrow. 
  • The lighter colorways tend to get dirty quite fast, one user remarked.
  • In spite of the outsole ridges, the shoe tends to get a bit slippery, one commenter noted.

Bottom line

A lightweight and quick-fitting women’s sneaker like the Tsugi Apex Jewel Street 2 by Puma is perfect for everyday casual wear. The stylish design in bright, feminine colors comes in a contemporary silhouette with modern materials. In spite of the numerous comments on the shoes’ beautiful design, it also gained negative remarks on its lack of arch support, narrow width, and slippery soles.

Facts

Top: Low
Inspired from: Training
Collection: Puma Tsugi
Closure: Slip-on, Laces
Material: Knit
Price: $100
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The sock-like fit of the Puma Tsugi Apex Jewel Street 2 shoe allows for a snug fit with a rear pull tab for easy on and off. The women’s sneaker has regular laces that help provide more structure and lockdown in the forefoot.

The stylish silhouette of the Puma Tsugi Apex Jewel Street 2 is best suited for everyday wear for casual hangouts to gym sessions. The women’s casual shoes are fitting athleisure footwear that can be worn with yoga pants, leggings, compression pants, joggers, and track pants for that sporty and feminine look. Use these colorful kicks for summer walks as the breathable material in the upper will promise not only comfort but also as stylish summer footwear.

The vividly colored Puma Tsugi Apex Jewel Street 2 has an injection molded Ethylene Vinyl Acetate midsole for long-lasting cushioning and comfort. Equipped with modern amenities and new technology, the Puma Tsugi Apex Jewel Street 2 is a lightweight and slip-on women’s sneaker option for daily wear.

German footwear brand Puma has been a leading footwear manufacturer since 1948 when it was founded by Rudolf Dassler. Aside from reintroducing previous designs, of the brand has also been launching for various sports that include soccer, running, basketball, and racing. It also produces vintage-inspired shoes and new lifestyle designs. 

Recently the German brand has been aggressively updating its sneaker portfolio with the successful partnership with singer Rihanna who was named Puma creative director of the bestselling Fenty line in 2014. As part of the current upgrading of its sneaker designs the company also had collaborations with the likes of Kylie Jenner, Jay-Z, Selena Gomez, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, and Olympic champion athlete Usain Bolt.

The contemporary Puma Tsugi line has been favorite among lifestyle sneaker aficionados since the launch of the Puma Tsugi Shinsei in 2015. The shoe brand has been concentrating recently on modern footwear designs that tap into the newest trends in sneaker technology. 

The name of the shoe comes from the Japanese word “tough” that translates as “next” setting forth a futuristic course for the lifestyle sneaker line. To date, many sneaker designs have been part of the Puma Tsugi collection that includes the Puma Tsugi Jun, Puma Tsugi Shinsei, Puma Tsugi Apex, and Puma Tsugi Netfit among other shoes.

The women’s Puma Tsugi Apex Jewel  Street 2 shoes is a follow-up to the Puma Apex and other modern-styled women’s shoes with colorful and vibrant tones using the Tsugi tooling fitted for the athleisure lifestyle. 

  • Slip-on construction allows for quick on and off that is aided by a heel pull tab. 
  • Minimalist Puma branding at the sides and the tongue and back heel.
  • It came out in several colorways including Laurel Wreath/Biscay Green and Winsome Orchid/Knockout Pink.

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