Puma Ralph Samson "Pac-Man"
Forty years ago, the same year of Courir, a video game appeared in Tokyo that would become a true icon of pop culture: PAC-MAN.
The Courir brand is the reference in sneakers in France. Courir's stores cater to urban youth, offering the best of the biggest brands. With its range of sneakers, clothing and fashion accessories for men, women and children, Courir meets the needs of an entire generation.
The famous yellow character who was eager for PAC-DOTs and led a frantic chase against 4 ghosts in a spooky maze, had no idea it was going to be one of the most famous arcade games in the world. Originally created for women and couples, to bring new audiences to arcades, Toru Iwatani's game became an instant hit with all audiences. PAC-MAN was born and would thus influence several generations, as well as leaving its mark on the aesthetic universe specific to the 80s, which strongly inspired this collaboration.
To celebrate a common anniversary, Courir naturally teamed up with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and Puma to create a modern reinterpretation of one of the brand's iconic models, the Ralph Sampson.
Courir, Puma and Bandai Namco therefore offer a modern reinterpretation of one of the brand's iconic models, the Ralph Samspon. The basic color black with blue outlines refers to the maze of the game. The eyelets, sole and ends of the lace are reminiscent of the graphic and colorful aspect of the game. Like the game, the pair is designed to be playful and playful. done, the user can adjust it as desired.
For example, in the box in the colors of the collaboration we find a lot of Velcro to play and personalize his shoe as desired. Of course, PAC-MAN and 4 enemy ghosts, BLINKY, PINKY, INKY and CLYDE are present, offering multiple choices for placement on the sides of the shoe. For a more sober look, we opt for the included black, blue or yellow velcro side straps. Finally, the Puma and PAC-MAN logos can be placed on the front tongue for 40 years as desired. What styles to multiply.