Puma & END. Revamp Iconic Clyde Sneaker For 50th Anniversary

Hairy suede sneakers for the win.

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Some iconic designs are too good to leave sitting on the shelf (or in a box), and the OG Puma Clyde Sneakers are a silhouette deserving of another look. NBA legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier famously wore Puma kicks on the court, and to celebrate fifty years of game-changing style, Puma has revamped the trusty sneaker in conjunction with retailer END.

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The END. x Puma Clyde OG “Classics” reboot a trendy ’90s sneaker style for a new age, now available in a trio of suede colorways notable for its “hairy” texture.

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The Clyde Sneakers were groundbreaking in more ways than one, marking a major endorsement deal that would foreshadow the sneaker deals of today: Clyde allegedly wanted a different color of sneakers for every game.

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The current iteration boasts only three colorways, but each is distinctive and vibrant in its own right.

Off the court, Puma notes that the style eventually morphed into a “go-to amongst a variety of subcultures in the years that followed” — five decades on, one might say the brand can certainly back up that statement and illustrious heritage.

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Hits of frosted ivory stand out vividly against cool colorways like green Pine Needle or a deep, crisp Navy.

The sneakers feature gold-hued accents, and each pair is also numbered (out of 300 pairs).

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Other exclusives are set to follow from both END. and Puma this year, including city-exclusive drops, but sneakerheads can enter a drawing for a coveted pair via END. online starting January 27th.

Turn back the clock to 1973 and mark your calendars accordingly.

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