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New Balance CRT300 Collection – Summer 2014

A derivative of the original New Balance CT300, a tennis trainer that first appeared in 1979, the new New Balance CRT300 Collection carries over the same “New England Tennis” retro styling but with a modern construct. In a luxurious mix of premium suede, fine leather and technical … READ MORE

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New York Times – The Sneaker Comes of Age

It’s fair to say we’ve been obsessed with kicks for as long as we’ve existed online, charting the rise of the sneaker as a fetish object to be collected, to its current position as fashion runway mainstay and accepted fixture within today’s workplace. But when the Grey Lady weighs in, you know … READ MORE

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New Balance 530 and 850 – 90s Running Collection

New Balance has certainly ramped up its breadth of retro offerings over the past few years, and while the recent 990 and 997 revivals have captivated the majority of NB fanatics, we’ve seen lesser heralded silhouettes end up on store shelves this season. Specifically, there’s the 850, … READ MORE

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J.Crew x New Balance 998 Independence Day

Following the success the of their “Inferno” edition back in January, fashion label J.Crew and footwear maker New Balance just introduced the 998 “Independence Day”. Designed in New York City and produced in Skowhegan, Maine, this born and bred in the USA collaboration features simple suede and … READ MORE

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New Balance 997 – Authors Collection

This upcoming New Balance 997 from the brand’s Authors Collection goes into uncharted territories compared to the recent grey and navy colorways we’ve seen on the classic silhouette. The made in U.S.A. build features brown leather detailing and a buttery black suede base, with pops of contrasting orange at … READ MORE

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New Balance MRT580 – “Neon Light” Pack

New Balance is not necessarily known for being experimental when it comes to their general releases. However, as they increase their fan base outside of runners and athletes, their willingness to explore new ideas are coming to fruition, partially thanks to high profile collaborations over the years. … READ MORE

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New Balance Made In USA “Authors” Collection – Preview Event with Theophilus London

In a pair of pale blue New Balance 998 from the recent “National Parks” pack, hip-hop artist Theophilus London performed several new materials from his upcoming album VIBEZZ during last night’s preview event in New York City. Organized for members of media and special guests, the festivities … READ MORE

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New Balance 501 “Camo”

New Balance gives its 501 silhouette a new look thanks to this digi camo design that covers the predominantly mesh upper, making the shoe stand out with a pattern that’s usually designed for blending in to the background. Olive green suede overlays add to the rugged aesthetic, … READ MORE

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New Balance M998MD “Moby Dick”

Launching alongside this New Balance M1300MD “Moby Dick” is this similarly themed New Balance M99MD, which has in common a Made in USA build, similar colorways and New Balance’s premium mesh base (though this pair features pigskin suede overlays versus the nubuck of the 1300). Of course … READ MORE

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New Balance M1300MD “Moby Dick”

July sees the launch of a veritable onslaught of new colorways of coveted New Balance silhouettes, and this 1300 style is chief among them. Dressed in classic mesh and nubuck construction  – what’s become something of a standard material combo for the 1300 in recent years — the … READ MORE

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Cone Mills x New Balance M1300CD

One of the most popular silhouettes from New Balance‘s Made in USA classic footwear lineup, the 1300 is given a fairly radical new look courtesy of Cone Mills, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, and representing one of the last remaining manufacturers of selvedge denim in the United States. … READ MORE