247 users: 4.4 / 5
Base model: Puma Vikky Platform
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Puma Vikky

Verdict from 5.8 hours of research from the internet

9 reasons to buy

  • Puma Vikky Platform Metallic low-top sneaker pops out in a sea of casual footwear.
  • The comfortable foam footbed makes walking bearable.
  • It may not be as shiny as the luxurious Puma Fenty Creeper, but reviewers find the Vikky Platform Metallic exceptionally charming.
  • Many loved that this stylish pair of sneaks pumps up dresses, jeans, and leggings.
  • Its chunky platform bottom is sturdy and supportive, according to most users.
  • It gives a little boost of height to those who needed that extra inch.
  • The rubber vulcanized sole offers excellent traction, according to many wearers.
  • This Vikky Platform variety keeps feet warm inside which make it a good option for winter and fall seasons.
  • One need not have to break the bank for these gold and silver sneakers as they come in an affordable price tag.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Few buyers were not enamored by the actual shoe as it lacks luster as compared to the images projected online.
  • Some reviewers had to return their Puma Vikky Platform Metallic to retailers as it comes bigger than their usual feet length.

Bottom line

One of the common issues of thick-soled sneakers is discomfort. Puma took note of this and came up with a solution by putting sufficient cushioning to the inlay sole when it dropped the Puma Vikky Platform Metallic.

Potential buyers might have to consider that this sneaker is generously sized so sizing down is advisable. Aside from comfort and irresistible glossy style, this platform sneaker is getting rave reviews for its affordable cost.

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The women’s exclusive Puma Vikky Platform Metallic low-top sneakers tend to go big in length. Its liberally cushioned footbed is a bonus detail that offers comfort to the feet. The available sizes for these platform kicks are 5.5 to 11 US. Regarding width measurement, these sneakers are obtainable in standard B size.

The Puma Vikky Platform Metallic low-top kicks might be that popping style women consumers are looking for to add sparkle to their sneaker rotation. The shiny upper of this pumped up design conveys a superstar look even when paired with unembellished urban style dresses, full skirts, leggings, and skinny pants. The added height of this Vicky Platform sneaks offer a glam look without the need to go rocking with elevated heels.

Style-savvy women consumers are glued to the low-top Puma Vikky Platform Metallic sneaker. Its attention-grabbing shiny metallic upper with contrasting patent leather details that rest atop a 1.25 -inch thick sole instantly elevate one’s outfit. The memory foam insole, padded collar, and tongue all contribute to a comfortable experience when rocking this feminine set of kicks.

Puma has steadily built a strong brand influence in the sneaker world in the recent years. Like most giants in the footwear industry, it has been resurrecting its retro-style athletic shoes into the present day appropriate, fashionable lifestyle pumps.

Take for instance its classic line of iconic basketball-inspired shoes from the 1960s, mainly the Puma Basket and Puma Clyde, have maintained its visibility in the sneaker world up to this day revamped into many styles. From a men’s specific footwear, these vintage Puma hoop shoes are transformed into stylish footwear for women, giving birth to rich collections like the Puma Vikky sneakers.

Puma Vikky was introduced in 2016, and in just one year the brand has produced several designs of this basketball-inspired lifestyle pumps. From rich, furry suede, the Puma Vikky got all glammed up in glossy leather and textile covers, and specifically named the Puma Vikky Platform Patent and the Puma Vikky Jersey SoftFoam. Adding to the roster is the Puma Vikky Platform Metallic which has been catching the attention of voguish women sneaker lovers.

The Vikky Platform has quite a resemblance to its much desirable sibling the Fenty Creeper, popularized by Puma brand ambassador and trendsetter Rihanna.  The Fenty Creeper, which leans towards high-end fashion, easily gained its celebrity status among sneakerheads, collectors, and Rihanna fans, despite its expensive retail cost. Added to this, the Fenty Creeper was awarded as the Shoe of the Year in 2016. The Vikky Platforms also share the same plump sole character of the smash-hit Fenty Creepers.

These favorable Puma pumps get wickedly fascinating uppers adorned with metallic covers. On the high-end spectrum, Puma dropped the Metallic Gold Toe Creepers and Gold Metallic Creepers which appear like having shiny 24-karat gold covering on one’s feet. For a pop idol look for less, there are Puma Vikky Platform Metallic sporty sneakers which are eye-catching as its luxe counterpart.

  • The upper is made of textured synthetic metallic leather.
  • Perforations contribute to its breathability as it permits air to move in and out of the sneaker.
  • The inner walls are lined with a comfortable fabric material.
  • Puma’s low-top Vikky Platform Metallic sneaker has a standard lace-up closure that provides a secure, lockdown fit.
  • Puma Formstrip branding appears on the side panels.
  • The chunky platform is made of durable rubber.
  • Other variants under the Vikky Platform range are Puma Vikky Platform Patent, and Puma Vikky Platform Ribbon.

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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.