Summary

We spent 9.2 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • The Puma Vikky Platform VR is a comfortable shoe according to several people who’ve tried it on. They specifically mentioned the “pillow-soft” soles which they say makes it feel like you’re walking on a cloud.
  • A good number of reviewers believe the casual footwear is an excellent product overall.
  • Some consumers described the low-top sneaker as “super cute” and recounted that they often receive compliments on their choice of kicks.
  • A couple of buyers mentioned how well the shoe fit the foot. They commented that the shoe is true-to-size.
  • The Puma Vikky Platform VR is a sturdy footwear, reported one pleased buyer who added that her previous shoes usually only last her a few months.
  • One customer said her arches felt supported by the SoftFoam sockliner inside the shoe.
  • A satisfied user loved the quality and price of the Vikky Platform VR. She called the shoe an economical purchase considering its value.

1 reasons not to buy

  • Some purchasers felt that the Puma Vikky Platform VR runs a little wide. They suggested that people with narrow feet size down.

Bottom line

Trendy and comfortable at the same time is how people describe the Puma Vikky Platform VR. The footwear is a good product overall with its cushioned feel, stylish design, true fit, and durability. It may run a bit wide but just sizing down may fix that minor drawback.

Facts

Base model: Puma Vikky Platform
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Puma Vikky
Price: $75
Colorways: Black
Special editions: 3 special editions
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The Puma Vikky Platform VR is available to women. Sizes range from 5.5 to 11 in medium B width. The synthetic leather upper provides some support for the feet while the lace closure provides a snug fit.

The Puma Vikky Platform VR has a certain fresh and saucy look that will add zest to any of your clothes. Pair your platforms with shorts, leggings, jeans, and any other casual clothing you may have.

The contemporary-meets-old-school look of the Puma Vikky Platform VR makes the sneaker a head-turner. However, the SoftFoam sockliner, which gives the shoe a plush and cushiony feel, is what makes it a winner.

The original silhouette that the Vikky Platform VR (Velvet Rope) is based on was a basketball shoe designed for women—the Puma Vikky. The classic featured a low-profile outsole, low-cut design, and a full suede upper. It had a certain sassy look that made it instantly popular.

In the years since its first release, the model would see many reworkings concerning fabric (leather, canvas, and jersey), cut (low- and mid-tops), and shape (low profile and platform). It would also be reissued and renamed as the Puma Vikky SoftFoam.

The Puma Vikky Platform VR is one iteration of the classic silhouette. Instead of a suede upper, the newer version features a synthetic leather material and an elevated sole.

  • The Puma Vikky Platform VR features a soft, flocked synthetic leather upper with a rubber platform sole.
  • The footwear weighs approximately 311.8 grams per shoe.

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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.

daniel@runrepeat.com