March 8th, 2013 by Aaron Hope
Hussein Chalayan’s recent Puma designs have relied almost exclusively upon subdued colors. One notable exception is the Hussein Chalayan x Puma Conflate lowtop, a design that can be seen in its latest rendition to continue as a canvas for experimentation. Following up on last fall’s canary diamond-ish design, the simple lowtop silhouette takes on another colorful abstract blend of colors, which looks to have a bit of exotic feather and flower patterns in there. This design is innovative even with all the patterned kicks on store shelves these days, and you can find them available now at select Puma retailers like Kith.
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September 16th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
‘Urban’ is gone from the latest round of Hussein Chalayan’s Puma lifestyle sneakers, but city dwellers will no doubt find the sophistication in these designs familiar. The Hussein Chalayan x Puma
Urban Conflate still looks like Puma’s take on an adidas Campus silo, but the German Cat’s harder to find on this pair, which is covered with a print inspired by modern space vehicle heat shields. They’ve got a distinctive prismatic look (heavy on the yellows) without the potential overload from an all-metallic design, the kind of best-of-both-worlds mashup hinted by the name. Have a closer look below, let us know how these compare to all the animal and other prints we’ve seen in 2012 and find these available now at select retailers.
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