Roberto Cavalli takes soccer to the wild side with a series of one-of-a-kind animal print soccer balls for the world cup

Soccer mania has overtaken the fashion industry this FIFA World Cup season, with Roberto Cavalli joining the laundry list of brands who are offering their own haute takes on the sport and its accessories. Paul Surridge, who is the Creative Director at Cavalli has designed 11 footballs for the Pitti Immagine Uomo 94 project “Fanatic Feelings- Fashion Plays Football”, curated by Marcus Ebner and Francesco Bonami.

These 11 soccer balls are made of luxe materials including genuine leather and exotic skins and are covered with animal and camo inspired prints that take soccer to the wild side! You may already have guessed by now, that these aren’t the kind of spots accessories that can be used on the field, but they do promise to perfectly complement your Cavalli SS19 wardrobe. These prints call all be found in the brand’s SS19 men’s collection.

An undisclosed number of footballs from the set of 11 will be showcased and retailed Roberto Cavalli flagship stores such as Milan, Rome, Paris, London and Berlin to celebrate the Soccer World Cup- 2018. The rest will be sold in a dedicated “Market” pop-up store. All proceeds will benefit a foundation called “Together To Go ONLUS”, supporting children with a free of charge rehabilitation program to recover from affects by Central Nervous System lesions in Milan.


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