The New Balance collaborations have yielded some of the strongest sneaker-based joint ventures this past year, and this upcoming project with Boston’s Bodega is another worthy addition to the canon. The silhouette of choice is the often overlooked 577, dubbed the HYPRCAT for reasons that have yet to become clear. The mix of materials make this one special, using washed fleece in grey at the quarter panels and a light cream suede covering the rest, highlighted by perforated detailing at the toe and tongue. Pops of pastel coloring finish the unique look. Expect the kicks to go quick when they drop at Bodega on September 7.
Release Date: September 7th, 2013 (Saturday)