Size and fit

The Puma Roma Anniversario is only available in men’s sizing. For women who want to cop this classic pair, it is recommended to either a half or full-size up. To have a more personalized and secured fit, the shoe’s lace-up fastening system can be adjusted. 

Puma Roma Anniversario Style

Proven to be a timeless sneaker, the Puma Roma is a classic shoe that is made into a hybrid iteration that fuses together the Puma King’s stitched toe and leather upper with Puma Roma’s famed tooling. True to the Roma OG shoe, this leather version presents an almost quilted-looking toe with the signature white Puma branding stripe on the sides. This iteration is a mix of classic and athletic colorways and gives off a street style, classic vibe.

The Puma Roma Anniversario is made in several colorways such as the all-white, all-black, and pomegranate. Given that this sneaker has a classic and minimal design, it matches with literally any outfit or occasion. For a street style ensemble, one can wear this with baggy pants, jeans, ripped denim over any street style-inspired tops. When going for a more casual ensemble, one can style this with jeans, cuffed joggers,  and straight-cut denim topped with casual pieces. 

Notable Features

From the Puma archive, the Roma Anniversario is built on the regular Roma tooling while the all-leather upper mimics the iconic stitched toe of Puma King for a clean look and feel. Equipped with comfort-enhancing features, this iteration of the Roma is a lightweight training shoe that is created with a thick, padded tongue and orthopaedic arch supports. 

The two-toned EVA midsole provides perfect cushioning and is perfect for shock-absorbing support and comfort. With a padded collar, it delivers comfort around the ankle. Also, the toe cap and heel are strengthened for more durability. To further intensify the Roma Anniversario’s look, the Puma wording in gold and Roma logo on the side panels add a dash of class along with a non-marking, gum rubber outsole with a special tread pattern that delivers slip-resistant traction which really sets the rest of the shoe off.

Puma Roma Anniversario History

An ever-prevalent brand that was born from the split of the Dassler brothers in 1948, Puma has become one the world's leading influences in competitive sport and delivers the unexpected in sport-lifestyle footwear, apparel, and accessories, through technical innovation and revolutionary design. As one of the leading sports brands in the world for the last 65 years, PUMA has made a name for itself by designing innovative sports products and athletic sneakers for the fastest athletes in the world.

With its high-performance athletic sneakers, sports products, and renowned collaborations with Alexander McQueen and Mihara Yasuhiro, PUMA has become a coveted brand since its early origins in Germany. Beyond this, Puma was also welcomed into the fashion culture, most noticeably in the hip-hop and dance communities during the 80s and onward.

Puma also recreates their classic shoes from their archives. One of these iterations is the Puma Roma Anniversario. Originally released in 1968, the Puma Roma is a classic sneaker that has been recently updated. This "Anniversario" version features a leather upper with the Puma King’s stitching details. A mix of classic and athletic colorways will be available to sneaker fans all over the world. 

Nice to know

  • For the anniversary season of PUMA, the iconic Puma King soccer boot and Roma terrace sneaker are on their 50th anniversary which is why the Puma Roma Anniversario, a hybrid iteration of the Roma, was released. 
  • A rubber mudguard is also added to the Roma Anniversario. 


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