Atmos Remixes PUMA's RS-X in Honor of Japanese Tradition

Patent leather uppers punch up a series of heritage-indebted colors.

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Following PUMA‘s Sonic the Hedgehog and Rubik’s Cube-themed RS-X³, the sportswear giant has linked with taste-making Japanese boutique atmos for another special edition of the chunky running sneaker. atmos opted for a bold shoe rife with dramatic colors that draw from the heritage of Japanese Ukiyo-e art, specifically influenced by Nikuhitsu-ga woodblock prints.

THREE TIDES TATTOO affiliate Ukiyoemon Mitomoya realized a bespoke drawing in line with atmos’ design that incorporates imagery and colors associated with historic Japanese artwork. In it, bold red, green and yellow hues inform a scene of a sword-wielding, sneaker-wearing samurai posing in front of an atmos-branded flag and a drawing of the shoe itself, compacted inside a gilded frame.

Identical tones to those seen in Mitomoya’s artwork appear on the clunky RS-X sneaker, executed in patent leather for maximum visual impact. The tall pull tabs on the tongue, hefty midsole and grippy outsole remain intact, while stark stripes on the upper underline the artistic inspiration behind the shoe’s design.

The special RS-X sneaker colorway is exclusively available on atmos’ web store for ¥14,000 USD.

Meanwhile, atmos recently introduced an exclusive wool-trimmed ASICS GEL-PTG MT sneaker.

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. PUMA × atmosから日本の和イメージした別注モデルが登場。 今回の別注モデルは、2019SSシーズンに登場し、早くもPUMAを代表する人気モデルとなった『RS-X』。日本の伝統的な配色 を落とし込んだ大胆なカラーブロックが特徴となり、アッパー全体にパテント素材を使用した2000年代のスニーカーシーンを彷彿 とさせるモデルとなっています。ポリウレタンの反発性を活かしたミッドソールは、もはや定番ともいえるボリューミーな シルエットだけでなく、抜群の履き心地と安定感を供給。 コラボレーションのメインビジュアルを製作するのはタトゥーアートや肉筆浮世絵、現代浮世絵を原動力として、日本 からグローバルに活動する【混成芸術集団THREE TIDES TATTOO】に在籍する【奇才絵師 うきよゑもん】氏。PUMAとatmosの コラボレーションに、THREE TIDES TATTOOのアートワークが加わった逸品となっております。 本コラボレーションの発売を記念して2019年11月29日(金)にatmos BLUE 表参道店にてRelease Partyを開催いたします。 フリードリンクやフード、DJによるパフォーマンスを行う他、PUMA RS-X atmosの先行発売も行います。Partyにてご購入いた だいたお客様には当日限定ノベルティを差し上げます(※数に限りがございます)。ぜひご来場ください。 . #atmos #atmostokyo #puma #アトモス #プーマ #threetidestattoo #ukiyoemon

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