Even though the BASKET CLASSIC isn't the most famous silhouette in PUMA's shoe range, respect should be shown where it is due. But one question still remains – when? The answer is...now! When the classic released way back in 1971, it was meant to function as a basketball performance sneaker as the name suggests. Nowadays the shoe can't possibly keep up with the latest on-court models and drifted off to the fashion scene, where it impresses with its light and eye-catching look. Thanks to a low-cut profile combined with an astonishing leather upper the old school sneaker is street certified.
Lately Puma has shined with successful collaborations – teaming up with worldwide known celebrities such as Rihanna or Kylie Jenner. The PUMA BASKET X DEE & RICKY CR though results from a collaboration with two New York descending designers. Say goodbye to the leathern upper you used to adore and fall in love with your newfound fuzzy, tennis ball resembling upper which brings along an unique feature: the included patches (PUMA and NYC – consisting of single letters) can be spread all over the upper, enabling endless possibilities to design the shoe in your personal fashion. 'Mix and then remix!' is the version's motto and is also appliquéd on the tongue to make sure you don't ever forget this fantastic addition. An iconic, golden Puma cat logo can be spotted on the heel area while the Puma stripe is obligatory – almost needless to mention. And what can be said about the inner lining? A bunch of Skittles or a rainbow design – you decide. But one thing is certain: it definitely matches well with the colorful letters.