February 13, 2009 BY Sneaker News
The most recent Puma collaboration took place in the world of high fashion, utilizing themes created by couture designer Alexander McQueen. Resulting in the Alexander McQueen Ribcage, Puma has modeled the sneaker on AMQ designs that were centered human anatomy.
Mesh adorns the upper of all four pairs of AMQ Ribcages, but is used in different ways on two of the pairs simply called the AMQ Ribcage as opposed to the other two, named the AMQ Ribcage Sport. All four pairs also feature a ribcage-inspired construction connecting the sole to the laces.
The AMQ Ribcage comes in solid black and solid bronze. respectively, and each pair is equipped with a premium leather take on the ribcage construction. These will retail for $300. Moving on to the AMQ Ribcage Sport edition, you will find a much more colorful design. On each of the Sports, which come in two colors: lime green and electric blue, a transluscent TPU is used to make up the ribcage piece. Both Sport versions are styled with tendon-like designs in gradient colors along the sides of each upper. These more colorful versions will retail for $250.
Both pairs will be available for purchase at PUMA The Black Store, located in New York’s Meatpacking Disctrict as well as on PUMA.com.
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