A brief reminder that warmer climates are just weeks away, J.Crew and New Balance will adding an exclusive colorway to their collaborative footwear collection. Based on the New Balance 998, the J.Crew x New Balance 998 “Inferno” resembles the glow of a flame with layers of bright oranges, deep purple suede upper, and reflective accents on the company’s iconic ABSORBZ rubber sole. Complete with fire red laces, each pair was made at New Balance’s factory in Skowhegan, Maine, the few remaining sneaker production facilities left in the US.
Limited in quantity, the J.Crew x New Balance 998 “Inferno” will be available on jcrew.com starting tomorrow, January 29. The shoe will also be available at select J.Crew store locations in New York, DC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Hawaii, Dallas and London Regent Street starting next month.
January 29, 2014 (Tomorrow!) – Online Store
February 2014 – Select J.Crew Store Locations