80s Athletes' Favorite Puma Whirlwind II Sneakers Get a 2010 Makeover

By: Skye Graham - Published: May 27, 2010 • References: puma & size
It seems that no matter where you turn these days you will inevitably be faced with pseudo-retro products constantly attempting to tap into our need to immerse ourselves in nostalgia. So, it’s truly refreshing to see the recently-launched Puma Whirlwind II sneakers, which are a modern interpretation of an 80s go-to shoe. Evolution, not replication.

Back in the day, the Puma Whirlwind was the ideal trainer to race and run in; today the focus shifts to style, as the Puma Whirlwind II sneakers are being reintroduced with a multi-pimpled outersole to replace the spikes and in an electric blue colorway with striking white formstripe. Stats for Reworked Retro Sneakers Trending: Older & Mild
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