By 9 September 2021 | Categories: news


News sponsored by Republic of Gamers ROG Zephyrus M16

As one of the stress relieving games of the pandemic, Animal Crossing has built up a massive following of gamers for Nintendo. Puma is set to capitlise on this with its latest collaboration with the gaming company, called Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which includes apparel and footwear for adults and kids. And no, you will not want to trade these for anything.

Tom Nook and other favourite characters from the popular franchise are featured in a variety of styles for the PUMA x Animal Crossing: New Horizons crossover. Taking itss cues from the beloved game, the collection’s streetwear silhouettes are reimagined with natural colours and authentic graphics from the franchise.

First up is Puma’s timeless style, the Suede, features a beige hairy suede upper, triple formstrip with printed graphics, translucent sole with graphic imprint, tongue label with debossed co-branding, a leaf hangtag and a canvas lace bag inspired by the bell bag with additional laces. Available in Adult (R2 799), Junior (R2 299), Pre-School (R1 199) and Infant (R999) sizes.

The Wild Rider silhouette is inspired by the movement and motion of city life. The collab version has a beige nylon upper adorned with an Animal Crossing resident print with green, blue and sand suede overlays, a translucent formstrip, an embroidered leaf on the heel and a debossed lace tag with Puma’s logo. Available in Adult (R2 599), Junior (R2 299), Pre-School (R1 699) and Infant (R1 199) sizes.

The Future Rider, constructed with nylon, canvas and suede overlays, features a debossed leaf graphic on the heel, taken directly from the iconic Animal Crossing logo. The side TPU piece includes a graphic which alludes to the game’s design elements, as well as the canvas lace bag with additional laces to customise your look. Available in Adult (R2 099), Junior (R1 999), Pre-School (R1 399) and Infant (R1 199) sizes.

Apparel includes a Long Sleeve Tee (R899), Tee (R599) and AOP Tee (R699) for adults and a Hoodie (R1 099), Tee (R399) and Shorts (R599) for kids. 

Tom Nook is waiting for you starting from 18 September 2021 from, PUMA Braamfontein, Mall of Africa, Cresta, Gateway and Ballito, sportscene, Side Step, The Cross Trainer, X-KIDS and Shesha.


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