There is nothing like the family. Nothing’s like building things from scratch. You are master of the game, you’re free to make your own decision, to push or grow something that you’ll be truly proud of.
When Barena met La Sportiva, the agreement was immediate.It did not take great speeches or endless discussions, It was simply part of their philosophy from the beginning: slow-creation as the only diktat, combined with a meticulous control of the production process and a responsible growth of quality. This collaboration is the natural result of the two companies, common approach to versatile and immediate design solutions.
After several meetings between Massimo Pigozzo, Francesca Zara and the entire La Sportiva team, ‘LA_B’ could not have been different.
Barena interprets La Sportiva ‘VK mountain Runner’ model according to its own DNA. The iconic sock-like ™ upper with integrated Ghost-Stream asymmetrical lacing system allows for an elegant ride, maintaining a constant traction and extra grip. And for LA_B, with reduced weight and volume, ensures maximum performance in every daily context.
Barena creates two new and exclusive versions of the VK model: total black and total white. The details are Barena orange and electric blue. The Barena logo appears on the back of the sneaker.
Run, Vertically. Run, Horizontally. Run, Freely. In the end, you always find your way home.