Back-to-School Gear Guide: Things Every Athlete Needs

Don't want to miss these highlights from Puma's 2014 fall collection

It's that time of year. School's starting, homework's piling up, away games and late night bus rides lie ahead. As you head back to school and enter a new grade, it's the perfect time to upgrade your look with new Puma gear for training, walking the hallways or just hanging with friends.

The following 11 items from Puma's 2014 fall collection will have you feeling fresh before, during and after school this year.

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Back to School Gear Guide

It's that time of year. School's starting, homework's piling up, away games and late night bus rides lie ahead. As you head back to school and enter a new grade, it's the perfect time to upgrade your look with new Puma gear for training, walking the hallways or just hanging with friends.

The following 11 items from Puma's 2014 fall collection will have you feeling fresh before, during and after school this year.

Puma FAAS 600 v2

 

Puma FAAS 600 v2

 

If you run regularly and want a shoe that offers a good amount of protection from the road without a lot of weight, this is your ride.

$100, puma.com

Puma Mobium Elite SPEED

 

Puma Mobium Elite SPEED

 

The elastic Mobium band—forming an infinity symbol along the sole, meant to mimic the tendons in the foot—diffuses impact forces from landing when you run.

$120, puma.com

Puma GV Special Exotic Men's Sneakers

Puma GV Special Exotic Men's Sneakers

 

A dominant look with a rich heritage. "GV" stands for Guillermo Vilas, an Argentinian tennis pro who won 16 titles in a single year (1977).

$85, puma.com

Puma Basket Classic Camo

Puma Basket Classic Camo

 

One of the all-time great street sneakers, the Basket Classic gets an outdoorsy feel with a one-of-a-kind camo print.

$90, puma.com

Puma Archives Fashion Tee

Puma Archives Fashion Tee

That wild print? It's snakeskin and tartan. You know what happens when you combine them? Awesomeness.

$30, puma.com (not yet available online)

 

Puma Lightweight Wind Jacket

Puma Lightweight Wind Jacket

So light you won't notice it—until you realize that its silver-metallic layer is why the rain and wind aren't bothering you.

$80, puma.com (not yet available online)

 

Puma Photo Real Camo Sweatshirt

Puma Photo Real Camo Sweatshirt

Camo is cool again, and this cozy sweatshirt is ideal for fall evenings.

$80, puma.com

Puma Harbor Beanie

Puma Harbor Beanie

 

Keep your dome comfy and warm with a soft, woven cap that weaves three colors into one hot lid.

$26, puma.com

 

Puma Outlier Backpack [left]

Compact and efficient, the Outlier lets you stow a laptop or tablet with other essentials. The sack is available in black, but camo has more swag.

$50, puma.com

Puma CityBlock Rucksack Peacoat [center]

Keep your shoulders free with this cross between a tote-bag and a backpack. Allows you to hand-carry your stuff in a spacious three-pocket interior—and do so in style.

$70, puma.com

Puma Varial Backpack [right]

Another compact and cool Puma sack, with fun zipper pulls and more storage space than you expect. It's machine washable, so no worries if you drop it in the mud.

$45, puma.com

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