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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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mita Brings Back Its “Trico” Color Scheme To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of ASICS GEL-Kayano

Long-time Asics stockist mita has been called upon to help the brand celebrate the 25th anniversary of their iconic GEL-Kayano sneakers, and they’re doing it the best way they know how: with their classic “Trico” color scheme. The partners are set to release both a cutting-edge GEL-Kayano 25 and a retro GEL-Kayano trainer adorned in the signature combo of red, white, and blue — for a look that nods to the shoe’s past and present at the same time. Both shoes serve up …

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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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The mita sneakers x Mizuno Wave Rider Is Dropping This Weekend

Mizuno’s heralded Wave Rider lineage starts back at one with this collaboration with fellow Japanese institution mita sneakers. The Wave Rider, which originally debuted in 1998, has been reworked with a dazzling blue/white upper above a grey speckled midsole and a bright green “Wave” running system on the heel. the Wave Rider has, of course, evolved over the years in over twenty models to better fit the needs of runners, but it’s awesome to see the OG get some well-des…

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Win The mita sneakers x New Balance 247 “Tokyo Rat” Before The Global Release

The mita sneakers x New Balance 247 “Tokyo Rat” will officially release this Saturday worldwide, but before that global launch, we’re giving away a dozen pairs of the first-ever collaboration of the celebrated New Balance 247. We’ll be giving away 6 pairs on Instagram, 3 on Twitter, and 3 on Facebook Liv…

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mita Sneakers Introduces the First New Balance 247 Collab With the “Tokyo Rat”

Tokyo’s mita Sneakers heads to the local back alleys and basements for their upcoming New Balance 247 collab, taking inspiration from the omni-present rats in their home city. The “Tokyo Rat” colorway is inspired by the urban legend of a certain breed of rats that never sleep (being awake 24-7,…

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Japan’s mita sneakers Collaborates With Brooks On The Resurgent Beast 1

Brooks Heritage has recently unearthed the Brooks Beast 1 silhouette by way of store collaborations around the world. Concepts quietly dropped their design a couple of weeks ago, and today we’re moving to the opposite side of the world with the “Enchantment” by famed Japanese retailer mita sneakers. The …

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