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The new Basketballer – elegant Athleticism

The brand new Basketballer is the representation of sporty chic and makes the joy of walking in the autumn air a true pleasure. The idea of a hi-top leather sneaker remained for a long time in the pipeline because there was never a sport shoe designed for Basketball in the ZEHA Archives. Of course, basketball was played in East Germany. Back then ZEHA focused more on professional sports and less on leisure activities. The designers, Sylvia Muzzatti and Alexander Barré, eventually found inspiration in the designs of the ZEHA Handballer and Volleyballer. That’s why the Basketballer features characteristic hi-top silhouette and a light rubber sole. The off-white outer soles promote traction on diverse surfaces so that whether on the streets or through the parks one strides at peak performance. The athletic design of these premium leather sneakers of the finest leather in the freshest autumnal tones strikes an elegant note. However, the leather of the new Basketballer should also be robust, durable, and hard wearing. After a thorough search, the finest vegetable tanned calfskin and …