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Best designed padel rackets

This list of the most stylish padel rackets for 2021 guides those who prioritize style on the padel court.

Are you looking for the perfect padel racket? You may want to check out our racket guide.

Padel has been influenced by design trends

Many people need to have a padel racket that matches their personal style and maybe even their clothes. As padel grows around the world, we see more variety and design expression in padel rackets. Design trends in padel are in line with those in furniture, clothing, and other areas. For example, it is more common in Scandinavia to have a minimalist design and subdued color scheme, while in Spain, it is more common to have clear, strong colors.

Below we have listed a few models that we think are incredibly good-looking. 


Most Stylish Padel Rackets 2021

Here are some of our favorite designs so far in 2021.
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RS Cayetano Rocafort Edition

Shape: Round
Level: Intermediate/Advanced

>> Review of RS Cayetano Rocafort

RS Cayetano Rocafort 2020
Minimalistic look
Absorbs vibrations
Easy to play

RS entered padel relatively recently. Taking inspiration from Scandinavian design trends, they have released a number of stylish padel rackets. The RS Cayetano Rocafort Edition has a minimalist design with a black base and logo and gold details. It is also delivered in a box that feels luxurious.

It is easy to play and can be used by players of all levels. We recommend that you take a closer look at this racket if you are looking for a control-oriented racket that also looks good.


StarVie Metheora Warrior 2021

Shape: Round
Level: Intermediate/Advanced

>> Review of Metheora

StarVie Metheora Warrior 2021
Control
Quality
Handmade in Spain

An updated version of the warrior racket Metheora Warrior is now available. This year, StarVie combines black with a new metallic gold color. As usual, the finish is excellent. A racket with attitude for those who are seeking a racket with good control.

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Stiga AXE 2021

Shape: Round
Level: Intermediate/Advanced

>> Review of AXE

Stiga AXE 2021
Minimalistic design
Good for power
Structure on surface

Stiga’s Ax is designed in collaboration with Daniel Windahl. It is a balanced racket for players seeking a combination of speed and control. The design is typically Scandinavian with its black, white, and gray tones.


Tips for buying a design racket

Properties

Padel rackets are easy to choose because they look cool even if other models would suit your playstyle better. So keep looking until you find a racket that has everything you are looking for.

Right feel

Despite all the talk about gameplay and materials, it won’t work if you don’t like the racket. In our experience, we have learned how important it is to enjoy picking up the racket and stepping out on the court. Brand and design are important factors to consider here.

Summary

Style and culture are important factors in design. Design trends for padel equipment seem to be similar to those for furniture, clothing, and other items. In Scandinavia, we find a more minimalist design, while, for instance, in Spain, we find a lot more color.

If you want to fall in love with a nice padel racket, you should not forget about its game features. Do not choose a model solely based on its design. Nevertheless, it is important to like the racket, so do not choose a rack solely based on the specifications either.


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