2012 saw New Balance release the 996 silhouette in a mostly understated color palette, dominated by neutral greys and blues. The new year finds NB compensating for the lack of color in the dependable made-in-USA silhouette by launching a trio of styles in bright spring hues, each dressed with an upper crafted from classic suede and mesh materials. Available in blue, green and purple colorways, the retro kicks feature the requisite C-CAP midsole and ENCAP wedge for added comfort. Contrast light grey coloring at the laces, lining and New Balance branding finishes the look. Expect this trio of New Balance 996 to launch soon at retailers, including Feature Sneaker Boutique.