On the brink of Black History Month, Le Coq Sportif presents its premium "Made in France" range with the Arthur Ashe silhouette. Manufactured in Romans-sur-Isère, a town recognized for its superior leather production, the luxurious tennis sneaker pays homage to former US Open and Wimbledon champion, Arthur Ashe. Other than his elegant play and pioneering role on the tennis court, Ashe is known for his humanitarian work with the Arthur Ashe Foundation.
The shoe, on the other hand, features a Tanneries Roux leather upper with perforated side panels sitting atop a timeless gum sole. Further exuding more luxurious elements of the hand-assembled shoe is a special wooden presentation box with a wooden shoe tree, a tin of leather cream and a leather buffing cloth. The limited edition Arthur Ashe sneakers will be available in limited quantity for approximately $251 USD. Be sure to check Footpatrol, Hanon and Sneakerstuff accounts for their release on January 19.