Size and fit

The Puma RS-X Reinvention is available in men’s and women’s sizing. It is built with a low-profile silhouette that allows the ankle to move without any restriction. The ankle collar and tongue are richly padded to provide added support. Also, it has a lacing system that provides a snug and flexible fit. 

Puma RS-X Reinvention Style

The Puma RS-X Reinvention’s bulky design, multiple materials, and vibrant colors look perfectly at home among today’s trend of dad sneaker models. Design elements such as lines, waves, materials textures, color-blocked overlays all contribute to the shoe’s overall aesthetic.

Consumers are seen pairing this kick with cropped trousers (perhaps to keep the highlight on the shoe) topped off with a fashionable top and beanie. Others kept the luxe sporty vibe by matching it with a pair of joggers and a sweatshirt. Ladies, on the other hand, are more creative as they are offered more clothing choices such as dresses and skirts in various lengths and endless colors and prints.

Notable Features

Grounded in Puma’s history and updated for today’s sneaker standards, the Puma RS-X Reinvention’s best features are its appealing aesthetic and optimal comfort. The shoe’s inviting colorways coupled with multiple textures and designs effectively capture the consumer’s attention while the RS cushioning technology along with the molded sockliner and quality upper materials keep its wearers reaching for this pair more often than they like.

Puma RS-X Reinvention History

The Jumping Cat sports brand has been consistently releasing new silhouettes that are grounded on their archived models. Puma chose their signature cushioning system from the 80s called the Running System (‘RS’ for short) to be the foundation for their new models set to release in 2018. The brand first introduced the RS-0 silhouette in February to kick off the RS’s reincarnation which came in a slew of models such as the RS-0 Tracks, RS-0 RM, and RS-0 Play.

After the successful introduction of the RS-0 line, Puma quickly followed it up through the RS-X range to continue the rekindling of the RS technology. The new RS-X line takes the 80’s cushioning system and elevates it by encapsulating it in a bulky, modern design crafted with modern materials and bathed in bold colors.

The first sneaker introduced out of the RS-X collection is called the RS-X Reinvention. This new model incorporates a combination of mesh and textile base upper with leather and suede overlays. It features a molded sockliner and, of course, the RS technology. Cop this kick in the following colorways: Puma White/Irish Green, Sweet Lavender/Puma Black, Light Sky/Peacoat, and a sole women’s colorway called the Puma White/Peach Bud. The most popular Puma RS-X Reinvention colorway is the white and red also called the Puma White/Red Blast.

Additional Info

  • This pair’s insoles are detachable.
  • Tongue and heel pull tabs are provided for easier on and off.
  • Thick padded tongue and collars provide enhanced comfort around the ankle.
  • The shoe’s tongue is crafted from neoprene material.
  • Puma claims that the ‘X’ in the shoe’s official name means a couple of things: extreme, exaggerated, and remixed which ultimately sums up what the kick represents.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Puma RS-X
Style: Dad, Retro, Chunky, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Puma RS, Puma RS, Puma Rs-x
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Mesh, Rubber Sole / Fabric

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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.