Who should buy the Puma Thunder 4 Life

This dad Puma sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with pull tabs on tongue and heel for easier on and off
  • You are after a chunky sneaker with a detachable insole and lace loops for unique aesthetic

Puma Thunder 4 Life Logo

Style of the Puma Thunder 4 Life

This pair’s exaggerated retro design, chunky proportions, and bold color blocking could put any wearer’s ensemble up on the most fashionable street style list today. Ideal for everyday, effortless casual dressing, these eye-catching design elements have the ability to add oomph to any outfit in an instant.

Puma Thunder 4 Life Midsole

Complement this kick’s retro goodness by pairing it with cropped chino pants, vintage overall printed button-down tee, and folded beanie. For a sportier vibe, opting for the tried and tested sweatpants and sweatshirt combo could save you the time and effort without compromising your style.

Puma Thunder 4 Life Laces

Notable Features

Apart from the obvious features of chunky silhouettes and vibrant colors, the Puma Thunder 4 Life possesses adequate cushioning for optimal comfort. Mesh and nubuck uppers with molded TPU and hairy suede overlays not only provide stylish textures but also structure and stability.

Puma Thunder 4 Life Toebox

History of the Puma Thunder 4 Life

With simple and minimal sneaker designs reigning over the market for decades some say that the chunky/dad sneaker trend was an imminent phenomenon just waiting to happen. The takeover of this maximal trend hit the sneaker realm with a huge wave - a dynamic sweep that no one could look past nor deny.

Puma Thunder 4 Life Heel

2018 was the year that consumers saw this trend flood their sneaker radar. Although there are chunky/dad sneaker models that saturated the market before it, Balenciaga’s Triple S Sneakers made the most effect and impression in the market which officially started the wave of the chunky/dad sneaker trend despite naysayers.

Puma Thunder 4 Life Outsole

By the end of that year, almost all sports brands had released at least one version of the sneaker trend. Puma jumped on the bandwagon a little later than others but made sure that their iteration is nowhere mediocre.With the introduction of the Thunder collection, modern sneaker consumers’ hunger for more dad sneaker iterations was met.

Puma Thunder 4 Life Collar

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Puma Thunder
Colorways: Blue
SKUs: 36947101

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Author
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.