PROVEN by Ar Lena Richardson was born with a spirit of confidence and celebrates the tenacity of individual achievement with handcrafted comfort and unrepeatable style. The design is a revolutionary runner basket hybrid built with lamb and python printed Italian leather. A modern black and white canvas make signature styling a snap-change of laces for automatically adapting to different moods and venues. Endorsed by Dr. Mel Pender, track and field gold medal sprinter, Vietnam bronze star hero, retired Army captain, West Point's first Black coach, track and field world-record holder, twelve countries military national champion, and member of eleven Halls of Fame.

Made in Italy
PROVEN by Ar Lena Richardson

The feature edition

An amazing limited edition and unique design



Runner basket hybrid
Made in Italy
A fantastic sport sneaker that combines a running sole with the typical basket look


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Authentic Italian manufacturing

Each design is meticulously constructed by a skilled network of selected Italian artisans, there are no finer hands in the field. The handcrafting and the materials, are state-of-the-art.


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About Ar Lena Richardson

Since 1990, Ar Lena Richardson of The ArLena Richardson Agency has represented and managed personal brands for many of America's most accomplished sports executives, media personalities, professional and elite athletes. ArLena is a two-time former Chief Operating Officer of Black Athlete Sports Network. Her PROVEN Staff Pick Award is the second earned. Her first Staff Pick was awarded, in 2019, for designing the Ron Freeman 432 to commemorate his 4 x 400 relay Olympic record achieved at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.