Size and fit
The Diadora Mi Basket Used is available in men's and women's sizing. This unisex sneaker has a lace-up closure with ten eyelets for an adjustable and secure fit. With a high-top profile, this sneaker offers ankle protection and support.
The shoe upper with perforations is made of full-grain leather that provides foot breathability. It has a padded ankle collar for added support and a textile lining for added comfort.
Diadora Mi Basket Used Style
The high-top Mi Basket Used by Diadora Heritage offers a fashionable design with a vintage effect. It has a leather upper with a used finish and also stonewashed that provides an edgy and unique look. The only difference between men's and women's sneakers is the Diadora logo is added decoration across the upper in women’s variation.
It is available in several colorways. Some of the options that men can choose from are black/ black, black/ white, white/ brick red, white/ grape leaf, black/ grey cobblestone, white/ corsair, egg white, white/ blue denim, and everglade green. Women can choose from white/ black, white/ dark red, white/ cradle pink, white/ black, white/ imperial lilac, and white/ blue dark denim.
The Diadora Mi Basket Used features an upper with a vintage look, providing a nostalgic vibe to a simple yet eye-catching silhouette. The shoe upper is made of fine leather with a stonewashed treatment that dispatches a skillfully aged shoe effect.
Diadora Mi Basket Used History
Marcello Danieli founded the Italian apparel and athletic footwear brand, Diadora, in the 1940s. Suggested by a friend, the brand came from the Greek word “dia dora” which means by means of gifts. The first product that Diadora launched was the mountain climbing boots in the 1950s. In the 1960s, when skiing became popular, the company started manufacturing ski boots and the first apres-ski boots.
Next, Diadora introduced shoes for running, tennis, and football. It was a titan in the 1970s until the 1990s. Athletes like Roberto Baggio and Björn Borg helped this sportswear company to become a household name worldwide. Lately, Diadora sneakers are coming out of collaborations with the likes of Patta and Ronnie Fieg. As the Diadora Heritage line gains its footing in Italy, it focuses inward to refine its “X-factor” instead of going toe-to-toe with brands like Adidas and Nike.
One of the Diadora sneakers that are released in the market is the Mi Basket Used. It is a high-top sneaker with a silhouette that resembles the high-top Jordan sneakers. This model is originally designed and released in 1984, celebrating the brand’s sponsorship of the Milan basketball team. It has a combination of personality and sports DNA. With a timeless silhouette, it offers elegance and comfort to men and women.
- The Diadora Heritage Mi Basket Used has a removable insole.
- It has the brand's signature logo on the sides.