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mita sneakers And New Balance Team Up On A “Bouncing Frog” 990v4

Longstanding collaborative partners mita sneakers and New Balance are back at it again with a nearly tonal take on the increasingly popular 990v4 silhouette. Aptly given a “Bouncing Frog” monicker, it comes almost entirely done up in a clean green hue with grey accents on its NB branding as well as its sole unit. In Japanese culture the frog – or kaeru – is often linked with people or things either returning home or to their owner, so often times people will carry aro…

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KITH Releases A New Balance 99X Classics Collection

New Balance has always prided themselves on their heritage silhouettes and their quality construction. Both play an undeniable part in their legacy, and are unquestionably two of their most defining features as a brand. Now, the Boston-based company has tapped KITH for an expansive archival collection consisting entirely of their most esteemed silhouettes that aims to establish a new design formula for future NB releases. Entitled the “99X Classics” collection, the 22-sneaker effo…

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New Balance 999 “Duck Camo” Arrives For The Fall Season

It may be one of the hottest summers on record, but New Balance is looking forward to the cooler days ahead with colorful, fall-ready releases like this made in the US “Duck Camo” take on the classic New Balance 999. The shoe features a duck hunt-inspired colorway, with drab olive suede arriving on the mudguard and heel while a rich navy adorns both the lateral and medial quarter panels. Hunting vest style blaze orange appears at the bottom of the throat and above the quarter pane…

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PHANTACi And New Balance Present A “New Born” Collaboration With The 247 v2

They say good things come in threes, and that age-old rule certainly rings true when it comes to sneaker collaborations. Taiwan-based boutique PHANTACi and New Balance have joined forces for the third time to create a “NEW BORN” three-pack of New Balance 247 v2s, aiming to both break traditional rules and add a touch of modern fashion.

The collection is split into three S’s: Street (blue), Sport (pink), and Style (white). The “Street” features a playful l…

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AL MVP Jose Altuve And New Balance Launch New Cleat Before All-Star Game

Leading up to this year’s MLB ALL-Star Game, reigning American League MVP Jose Altuve, has teamed up with New Balance and Dreamville rapper, Bas, to introduce the world to the new 3000v4 cleat series. Utilizing a three-part video series, Bas helps tell the oft-heard tale of Altuve being told he is too small to be able to compete in The Show. Being named to his sixth All-Star Game as well as being a key factor in a World Series title run, the best second baseman in the league continues t…

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New Balance Presents Two Neutral-Toned Classics For Women

New Balance’s legendary propensity for clean, classic, high-quality releases continues on, as the esteemed brand has released two neutral-toned classic silhouettes for women: a 1500 and a 991. The 1500 features a dark mushroom brown upper with medium tan accents on the midfoot and classic “Made In England” branding on the tongue. The 991 swaps out the darker brown shades for a mixture of a light sandy brown, tan and cream, and features bold 991 detailing on the tongue and he…

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New Balance 998 “Cotton Candy” Is Available Now

Summer is here, and the New Balance 998 is getting in on the warm-weather fun with a made-in-the-US “Cotton Candy” colorway boasting an interesting mix of premium materials and bright detailing. Featuring a white leather midfoot and tongue with soft grey suede adorning both the toebox and heel, the shoe’s head-turning accents arrive via brilliant blue and pink hits on the tongue, heel, midsole, and outsole that provide a stark contrast to the stately, straightforwards upper….

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New Balance Debuts The X90

New Balance‘s X90, a sporty, modern, streamlined take on the brand’s classic heritage silhouettes and styling has arrived in a classic grey and silver colorway. Featuring a one-piece upper with grey suede overlays and mesh detailing, the X90 is also adorned with reflective hits on the New Balance midfoot logo, a dark grey suede piece on the midfoot/lacing system for extra contrast, and a modernized grey/cream/white midsole to complete the hybrid look.

Retailing at $ 120, you…

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The Evolution Of The New Balance 990, From 1982 To Present Day

New Balance, as we know it, reached new heights in 1982 and never looked back. The debut of the 990 was when the brand gained its identity as a powerhouse in running shoes, with Terry Heckler’s original brand logo greatly contributed to their bold re-entry. With the large and slanted N in place, the next step was to be as disruptive as possible, and the newly designed 990 was the shoe to carry that weight. There are so…

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New Balance Brings Back Original $100 Price For 990v4 “1982” In Fifteen Cities

In 1982, New Balance broke ground in the world of running performance with the debut of the 990, the first-ever running shoe priced at $ 100. The shoe lived up to the the price-tag as it made use of pig suede, 3M reflective transfer film, and the brand’s molded Motion Control Device. Since then, the 990 series has continued to set standards in the world of running while being adopted by an eclectic mix of cultural circles for casual wear, and this weekend, New Balance is honoring the ori…

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