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PUMA Philippines’ Gifting Guide For The New Year

Following a convincing 2023 reign, PUMA Philippines delivers its brand favorites, providing a mix of timelessness, utility, and expressiveness.
PUMA Philippines
James Francisco

PUMA’s rather overwhelming 2023 presents itself as a formidable wardrobe option, suitable for sporting events and casual occasions, exemplifying its timeless persona. Since its conception in 1948, the brand’s influence continues its surge—resurrecting staples that find a home with the present’s churning fashion trends and welcoming technological innovations to its vast roster that embody its “Forever Faster” mantra.

As the industry turns over a new leaf, PUMA’s brand staples are here to stay this 2024, as we list several favorites that showcase its tumultuous growth and appeal from its audience.

PUMA Suede Classic Collection

Puma Philippines

Suggested Retail Price: ₱920-₱5,520 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

PUMA defines “classic” through the ability to stand the test of time—perfectly describing its 1968 staple. Conceived initially for the basketball hardwood, the Suede Classic Trainer ventures into slides, exhibiting similar qualities of timelessness paired perfectly with brand staples. Whether channeling its sporting roots or through its lifestyle evolution, PUMA’s Suede Classic sits comfortably in any rotation.

PUMA Teveris NITRO Collection

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Puma Philippines

Suggested Retail Price: ₱1,900-₱6,900 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

PUMA integrates its ultra-comfy NITRO™ cushioning on a 2000s tech-inspired silhouette, birthed through its Teveris NITRO distinction. Ushering a collection that amplifies its “sporty” demeanor, the pair draws influence on performance intertwined with style, promoting a responsive stride and a lighter-than-air feel. K-pop collective IVE supplements the September 2023 release, captured through a Y2K-like aesthetic. Its “luxury laid-back” persona slates its relaxed pieces, venturing into voluminous pockets and tiny labels among its details.

PUMA Slipstream Sneakers

Puma Philippines

Suggested Retail Price: ₱2,590-₱9,400 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

The successor to the Suede Classic Trainer, PUMA capitalizes on its late ’80s basketball market share through its Slipstream Mid silhouette—a sky-walking statement captured in the air. Almost 40 years after its introduction, the Slipstream received various makeovers throughout the years, brought forth through high, low, and its original mid renditions, though its iconic-ness remains evergreen.

PUMA x FENTY Creeper Phatty

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Puma Philippines

Suggested Retail Price: ₱4,200-₱7,800 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

Rihanna’s influence on the German multinational corporation continues to elevate and diversify its collaborative portfolio, placing a key figure of pop culture and music on a pedestal. Since the introduction of the PUMA Creeper in 2015, the silhouette slated with the multi-Grammy Award-winning artist’s direction underwent several updates to its textures and shape before its “phatty” definition in the present.

PUMA ForeverRun NITRO Collection

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Puma Philippines

Suggested Retail Price: ₱4,290-₱10,400 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

Upholding a promise of stability, the ForeverRun NITRO capsule places itself among PUMA’s top runners, integrating a “unique combination of cushioning through NITRO™ foam and enhanced guidance through the RUNGUIDE system.” While many look for pairs that provide comfort from the get-go, PUMA embraces the utility and simultaneously tackles the optimal running motion, suitable for everyday athletes and those with newly found passions for the mile.

PUMA Palermo x Dua Lipa

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Puma Philippines

Suggested Retail Price: ₱6,000-₱6,200 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

An 80’s pitch classic, PUMA’s football-centric roots are resurrected through the PUMA Palermo, though this time, glistening with Pop-icon Dua Lipa’s influence. With its resurrection, it showcases similar elements to its predecessor through its classic gum sole and intricacies such as Italian flag lace tips and hidden phrases scattered throughout the pair.

PUMA All-Pro NITRO Basketball Shoes

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Puma Philippines

Suggested Retail Price: ₱6,290-₱7,900 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

Another recipient of PUMA’s NITRO™ foam technology, though this time, structured for comfortability and elusiveness around the basket. Debuting on the National Basketball Association (NBA) Summer League toes of the country’s first PUMA Ambassador, Kai Sotto, and third overall selection of the 2023 Draft, Scoot Henderson, showcasing its versatility among the positions and a responsive partner when sprinting up and down the court for fast breaks and chase down swats.

PUMA MB.03 Collection

Puma Philippines

PUMA MB.03 ‘Toxic’ Basketball Shoes 
Suggested Retail Price: ₱8,500 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

PUMA MB.03 ‘Hills’ Basketball Shoes
Suggested Retail Price: ₱8,500 (*depending on gender/silhouette/colorway)
Where to buy: Puma Philippines

Charlotte Hornets’ Lamelo Ball has grown synonymous with PUMA Hoops, spearheading its basketball division with the release of his third signature silhouette, the PUMA MB.03. The former 2022 All-Star and Rookie of The Year Awardee ventures into an alternative dimension as “Melo World” features encapsulate the NITRO™ foam interplanetary-like sneaker through “slime inspired rubber wrap-ups and an engineered knit upper with scratch cutouts,”

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