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Afew Creates A 1-Of-1 “Craftsmanship” New Balance 997 With Premium Details

New Balance’s “Made In” series — featuring heritage models crafted with painstaking attention to detail in the USA and UK — boasts some of the highest-quality footwear on the market. They’re known for their premium materials and intricate construction, traits that have led them become a favorite of New Balance loyalists the world over. A shoe that’s so resoundingly well-known for its preeminent quality deserves to be honored, so Afew has done just that, teami…

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The New Balance 1500 Made In UK Features Supple Brown Leathers

New Balance’s special made-in-the-UK models are known for two things: their impeccable quality and keen attention to detail. They’re sneakers seemingly constructed with the touch of a lifelong cobbler, truly luxurious creations that harken back to a different time in footwear. They’re also an important part of NB’s lifestyle offerings season after season, and now the latest pair to arrive to market is a New Balance 1500, done up in a refined combo of black and brown. S…

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The New Balance 997 Channels Another Classic Colorway

The New Balance 997 is a shoe with a long and rich history. Made with pride in both the US and the UK since its inception, the 997 was first a performance favorite — former President Bill Clinton even had a special “Mr. President” pair — and then became a lifestyle legend, beloved for its sleek-but-stately silhouette and masterful materials. Two decades-plus after its original release it’s still made in the US and UK with fine materials, and now it’s surfaced in a …

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The New Balance 1500 Pays Homage To The White And Navy 624

With the chunky silhouette trend sticking around for what seems to be the long term, New Balance has begun ushering in a constant stream of new colorways for its many classic silhouettes. Taking up the brush to transform the imposing NB 1500 yet again, the New England brand has decided to take things in a different route, subverting the usual earth tone designs for something that resembles its most definitive dad shoe: the 624. Bearing close resemblance to its White and Navy palette, the newe…

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New Balance Equips The 574 With Brogue Detailing

New Balance is one of the few footwear brands to transcend subcultures, with many of its offerings stretching far into several diverse markets. Being a hallmark of the normcore fashion movement as well as a daily driver for quite a few menswear enthusiasts, the NB 574 has established itself as one of the label’s strongest frontrunners. Now taking on a tooling more akin to a leather brogue, the once casual model dons either a polished leather or sultry suede with accents of the timeless wing…

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JJJJOUND & New Balance Launch Eagerly-Awaited Collaborative 990v4 Sneaker

After teasing the striking colorway on Instagram, JJJJOUND debuts its elegantly understated take on the classic New Balance 990v4. Boasting a tonal brown suede upper, the shoe’s earthy shades are balanced by a neutral white midsole and grey outsole, which ties into the grey accents on the heel and to…

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nanamica Teams Up With New Balance To Present Two GORE-TEX RC-1s

As one of the largest fashion capitals in the world, Japan is constantly under a vigilant eye in regards to its characteristically strong craftsmanship. One such label that continues to bring that keen attention to detail to an entire subculture of garments is nanamica, an outdoors-focused atelier that is known most notably for their work on the North Face Purple Label. Designer Eiichiro Homma has a proven track record of 15 years in the industry, which he is now infusing into his upcoming pa…

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mita and New Balance Design A “Bouncing Frog” 247 v2

Japanese boutique mita has clearly transcended its retail roots with its strong repertoire of collaborations. In their longstanding partnership with New Balance, the collective has introduced a wealth of colorways that are held in high regard. Their recent “Bouncing Frog” motif — which was seen previously on the 990 V4 — makes it return on the MS247 V2, further establishing the frog’s cultural relevance in Japan. Often seen as a symbol of good fortune, the creature serves as inspira…

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The New Balance X90 Gets Ready For Fall With A “Cyclone/Marblehead” Colorway

With the advent of “dad shoes,” New Balance has started to catch speed with its established line of chunky silhouettes like the 1500, 998, and 991 models. Continuing its well-crafted approach to design, the Boston-based brand has since introduced the retro 1990s-inspired X-90. The new silhouette, which borrows design cues from its various ancestors, maintains a vintage feel in its minimalist upper and REVlite midsole. while a classic grey suede makes a return on the latest edition’s…

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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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