When J. Cole and his Dreamville imprint began a partnership with
Offering up the same low-cut construction and interesting anchored lacing system as its counterparts, the “Proto” differentiates itself by mixing tones both mild and wild. The majority of the upper is made of white mesh that’s overlaid with gray suede, while the textile “tubing” that wraps around the heel before meeting the laces is done up in a bright blue.
Neon green detailing on the tongue tab offers a little extra detail, as does a Dreamville hit on the black heel clip. Moving to the lower half, PUMA‘s signature Formstrip takes up residence in disguised fashion on the midsole. Its grey tone blends with the forefoot’s pink blocks and the neon heel piece, bringing a notable dash of vibrance into the mix. Icy gray outsoles round off the look.
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