Puma announced its first ever collaboration with Pokemon, with sneakers based on and featuring five fan favorites. You will be able to get clothing and accessories with Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Charmander, or Gengar on them. The shoes will appear from November 12, 2022 and will be available for men, women, and children. Puma will also release apparel based on Pokemon. [Thanks, Fashion Press!]
The Puma x Pokemon sneakers use various styles for each starter. The combinations are:
- Gengar: TRC Blaze Court
- Charmander: Puma Slipstream
- Squirtle: Suede Classics
- Bulbasaur: Rider FV
- Pikachu: RS-X, Rider FV
Prices depend on the style and the size. On the Puma site, they range between $60 and $130. The kids’ version of the Pikachu RS-X sneakers, for example, costs $90. However, the adult sizes will cost $120. Not only are the colors of the shoes a match to the Pokemon they take inspiration from, but there are also charms hanging off the shoes. You can also see pictures of the Pokemon on the insoles and the heels.
There will also be various apparel. You can view them all via Puma’s website. Examples include t-shirts, beanies, sweaters, backpacks, hoodies, and sweatpants.
The Puma x Pokemon collection will become available from November 12, 2022. You can purchase them via the official Puma website, or shoe stores such as Foot Locker or Champs. The latest entry in the Pokemon franchise, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, will debut on November 18, 2022 for the Nintendo Switch.