Size and fit

Fit & Sizing

The low-top Puma RS-0 Sound features a leather and textile upper that offers breathability and comfort. Regular lace-up closure provides a secured and customizable fit. This unisex model runs in men’s sizing only, but women could also wear it by reducing one and a half sizes from their regular measurements.

Puma RS-0 Sound Style

One may consider the design of the Puma RS-0 Sound oxymoronic, as it is apparently inspired by “past and future details.” Color blocking appears to be among Puma sneakers’ specialties. Evident on this kick, its unique colorblocking gives this sneaker an attractive finish.

While it could be considered that the colors are somewhat playful, it still has a neutral or not-trying-too-hard vibe. Because of this quality, it allows the RS-0 Sound a viable option for many casual attires. Wearers will have a lot of freedom in experimenting on what type of clothes they want to pair the shoe with. The low-top is suited for many lifestyle occasions such as holiday trips, casual workdays, or even while working out.  

Notable Features

Under the hood, the Puma RS-0 Sound showcases a lightweight injected molded EVA midsole and gel insole which contributes to optimal cushioning and enhanced comfort. The gel insole also offers a degree of protection from natural odor. For those who prefer to use orthotics, they wouldn’t have any issues as the insole is removable.

Because of its running-inspired silhouette and support details, treating the Puma men's RS-0 Sound as running sneakers is plausible. Using it in the treadmill or short runs should be the extent of it as it is still a lifestyle sneaker.

Puma RS-0 Sound History

The Puma RS (Running System) was first introduced to the public decades ago, particularly in 1987. Since its initial release, the cushioning system of the RS has been awe-inspiring for the majority of its users. Without a doubt, the Puma RS has been among the top running shoes released by the brand during the 80s.

Despite the lack of hype and fanfare, the Puma RS eventually found its way into the lifestyle category, which is a widespread occurrence for a lot of popular performance shoes. Recently, Puma started to rejuvenate the appeal of the RS by re-introducing a variety of releases. This modern collection has the “0” attached to the majority of the models, which symbolizes “reinvention.” Some of the shoes, such as the Puma RS-0 Play and Puma RS-0 Game Restart, bring elements of video games from the 80s to 90s.

The Puma RS-0 Sound is inspired by music remixing and other related culture. Fans of the shoe have raved about the reference as the silhouette resembles the buttons and colors on a mixing board. Also, there are tonal Puma RS-0 Sound white sneakers available. Thanks to its color options and distinctive construction, the RS-0 Sound is possibly one of the best the collection has to offer.

Additional Info

  • The Puma RS-0 Sound’s regular price is $100.
  • On the exterior, the Puma Cat logo is only situated at the tongue.

Facts / Specs

Style: Dad
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Puma Rs-0, Puma RS
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Mesh, Rubber Sole / Fabric
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.