A new icon in the world of men’s sneakers has emerged thanks to Jil Sander‘s latest creation, the Orb sneaker. Crafted with the utmost attention to detail, the Orb represents a fusion of comfort and style, a testament to the meticulous work of designers Lucie and Luke Meier. Their goal was to create a sneaker that excels in performance while staying true to traditional and industrial design principles.
The sole of the Orb sneaker is its hallmark, featuring a unique pattern that is both durable and inherently natural. This feature combines with the sleek upper design, inspired by both classic and modern football shoes, to create a silhouette that is both sculptural and understated. It’s a sleek manifestation of minimalism that blends an elegant upper with the substantial volume of the sole.
Men seeking sophistication in their footwear choices will find the Orb in two distinct styles: the low and the boot. The materials speak volumes about the brand’s commitment to quality, offering a choice between premium calf leather and kudu suede. In addition, the Orb is not limited in its color palette; men can choose between a pristine porcelain and a classic black, ensuring versatility for different styles and occasions.
As the seasons change, the Orb is ready to enter the footwear scene with its availability in Jil Sander’s flagship stores and select retailers worldwide. Launching in the Fall/Winter 2023-24 collection, it promises to be a wardrobe staple for those who appreciate a sneaker that doesn’t compromise on elegance or performance.
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