Any true sneakerhead would agree that there’s no such thing as too many sneakers. Whether it be for the comfort, striking colors, or exclusive sleek and athletic design, collecting sneakers has become more of a passion that adds an extra layer of glitz to an outfit. The more distinctive and eccentric the sneaker, the better. Keeping up with this craze, PUMA has unveiled a new silhouette in its much-loved RS series, the RS 9.8 Sci-fi which is bound to take your sneaker game to level 100.
Now, in case you didn’t already pick on it, RS 9.8 is named after 9.8 m/s2 i.e. the approximate speed of gravitational acceleration near the Earth’s surface, implying the speed with which these shoes take a leap into the future. These shoes are aimed to help you defy the societal rules and laws of physics, all while keeping you grounded at the same time. What more? PUMA has included just the right superhero at the job, from “The galaxy of The Great Cat”, to deliver these new space-inspired RS 9.8 Sci-fi sneakers to us earthlings.
In fact, PUMA has even collaborated with Appupen, a Bangalore-based comic artist for a story, “Get grounded”, where the central character is inspired from the 9.8 Sneakers. Yes, you got that right!
For the first time ever, PUMA India has developed a comic superhero has been inspired by the silhouette of a sneaker. The company has also brought back the RS foam from its retro RS sneaker models to RS 9.8 and the midsole has been totally redesigned with space-inspired spheres. It features a popping combination of black material mix on the upper, white midsole and heel detail, metallic-colored toe burst panel and purple Glimmer plus orange colour pops, making them nothing but an absolute head-turner!
So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and grab yourself a pair of one of the coolest looking PUMA RS 9.8 sci-fi sneakers out there.
Original Source: https://in.mashable.com/culture/6725/these-new-retro-futuristic-space-inspired-sneakers-will-totally-step-up-your-sneaker-game