What I wore to SoleDXB as part of the Puma India Crew

SoleDXB had been on my To-Do List for over 18 months and there was no way I was skipping out on it in 2017. I had begun planning my trip as early as May of this year. And when Puma asked me if I’d want to represent India as part of their crew, I jumped at the opportunity.

SoleDXB with Puma India is only the second streetwear event I have attended this year. The first one being Urban Sneaker Society in Jakarta, Indonesia. And with every experience, it keeps getting better. Like you already know, I am trying to push forward the culture in the Indian market. That has been my attempt from Day 1 of streetwear blogging. And to see a market that is smack in the middle of it. Brands, resellers, street culture celebrities, consumers, and hypebeasts – all in one venue. I spotted Mayor, Two J’s Kicks, Hiroshi Fujiwara and Jeff Staple. We exchanged words but sadly, for me, I am not one for selfies.

The Puma Box had 2 artists perform at their gig space. Anderson Paak and H.E.R. – both artists I respect and love. And it was surreal. I have been following Anderson since his XXL Cypher days and H.E.R is someone I listen to every night when I am in bed. And having them both on stage, live, in the Puma box was more than I could have asked for.

Met a bunch of interesting people from the Puma family across Europe and the Middle East, checked out local brands (Amongst Few and Up Classics) and also the main stage acts like Pusha T and Kano. IAMDDB was fun, especially since I love her track “Shade”.

Needless to say, a pre SoleDXB shopping haul had to happen. And subsequently the sneaker unboxing videos.

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Here is a quick look at the outfits I wore across the 2.5 days of SoleDXB in static images.

Day 1: Movie Screening and Pre Party

Puma at SoleDXB
Squat of Glory!
Puma India at SoleDXB
Arab Money
Puma at SoleDXB
Han Blaze of Glory

Tee – Supreme
Shorts – Naturel X Puma
Sneakers – Han X Puma Blaze of Glory

Day 2: Official Day 1

Puma at SoleDXB
BBoy with no moves!
Puma at SoleDXB
Celebrating 50 years of the Puma Suede
Puma India at SoleDXB
Gang Gang
Puma at SoleDXB
Details on the Puma Suede 50
Puma India at SoleDXB
Suede Gully

Tracksuit – Puma BBoy Fabulous
Socks – Stance Perfect Pair
Sunglasses – Off White X Warby Parker
Cuff – Miansai
Sneakers – Puma Suede 50

Day 3: Last Day

Supreme Box Logo Tee India
Freebies make me happy!
Puma at SoleDXB
Trapstar X Puma Tsugi Blaze
Puma at SoleDXB
Trapstar London X Puma Tsugi Blaze
Trapstar London X Puma Tsugi Blaze
I already am on the next level.
Supreme Box Logo Tee India
Adding more Suede to the collection.
Puma Suede Gully
Details on this pair though.
Tsugi Geometric
Matching kicks with the tee.

Tee – Supreme X CDG Shirt
Cargo Pants – Stone Island
Belt – Places + Faces
Socks – Places + Faces
Watch – Omega Seamaster
Sunglasses – Off White X Warby Parker
Sneakers – Trapstar X Puma Tsugi Blaze

Watch the Trapstar Unboxing Video:

Primary images shot by Nina Baumgartner for Puma India

Below images shot by Style Spy for Vogue Arabia.

Stylespy.in Samir Rana
BRED vibes!
Stylespy.in Samir Rana
OOTD on the last day of SoleDXB
Stylespy.in Samir Rana
The money shot that made it to Vogue Man Arabia, shot by Samir Rana of Style Spy.

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