Creative Collabs | Puma x Sesame Street

90’s nostalgia is back in full force and on display in the Puma x Sesame Street streetwear collection. The baseline of this product offering is understated – the core colors are a simple black, grey and white. But things take a cheeky turn when colorful, poppy velour characters are added on top of otherwise simple crewnecks, track jackets and joggers.

Since this is Puma, a sneaker staple in anyone’s closet, of course a favorite silhouette also came into consideration when designing a fun, chat-worthy product offering. The Basket, one of Puma’s classics dating back to the 60s, was reinvented with fabrics made just for the Sesame Street Collection. On the black/white and white/black iterations, the full crew (Cookie Monster, Bert, Ernie, Oscar the Grouch) lend their likenesses to the sneakers, but the big guy in blue and Elmo also got specialty sneakers.

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One of our favorites in the line up is no doubt the simple cotton tees available in a rainbow of colors. Each features a very simple, small graphic at the upper left corner, but turn around, and a full back print allows these delightful characters to make a statement. Of the seven available for your consideration, we recommend the black, which has a Sesame Street sign logo on front, along with a small square branding at the hem, but on the back, all our friends in a black-on-black screenprint.

All images courtesy of Puma. 


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