atmos Tokyo will launch New Balance limited edition sneaker, the “Fujin/é¢¨ç¥ž” M576 model, in September 2007. This model will be pack with theme relating to the Japanese Wind God Fujin – the colorway of the upper in gray/charcoal/black, which visualize thunderstorms and tornadoes, the lime green for Fujin’s skin color. In addition, the folks at atmos includes 2 new features, never used before on any other NB sneakers.
First of all, connecting rubber straps on both sides of the inner shoe tongue. This enables the sneaker to be worn without shoelaces, exposing the Fujin imprint and the embroidered orange NB logo. Another is the toe cap, where a thin layer of rubber mesh has been added to protect the delicate breathable material beneath. The retail price is set at JP¥ 17,640 (~US$ 140). Photos by AKI
FYI: Stay tuned for ‘Raijin/ é›·ç¥ž” model!
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