- Salehe Bembury x New Balance “Water Be The Guide” 2002R
The Havasu Falls-inspired “Water Be the Guide” colorway features bright and pictorial tinges of green mixed with earth tones — reflecting bodies of water in nature and the girding natural rudiments like earth and moss.
Pieces of coral and emerald flora are resolved between the hairy and ultraexpensive suede, and leather overlays. Salmon appears in the mesh underlays while orange is planted on the midsole in a freckled pattern. Finishing off the shoe is a neon green on the Stability Web TPU cutter, the NERGY froth midsole, and on the figure of the “N” totem. There are also leather accentuations on the tongue and collar.
- Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 550
While the New Balance 550 has been proffered up in GR colorways ahead, this new set differentiates itself with its color-blocking styles. Each takes bears crisp white leather uppers paired up with synthetic heel collars and comes balanced out with solid accentuations that tumble onto the molds towards the lower heel, leather overlays that dress up the toe box, the trim around the throat, and the overlays that sit closest to the ankle. The bursts of nominal tinges show face on the “N” ensigns, lingo branding, heel overlays, “550” forefoot memos, and outsoles.
- Bodega x New Balance 990 v3 “Anniversary”
Drab tones take center stage on this forthcoming investiture, the most pronounced being an olive-brown mix that sees its way to the suede overlays that attach to the toe tips, mid-foot, and heels. Following near before is a muted brown that regards out through the mesh underlays, as well as a light faceless which flows onto the perforated leather overlays planted on the toe boxes and collars.
Other differing rudiments are planted by way of the N logos and heel overlays which are done up in a watercolor gray, as well as the ocean froth blue interior liners and subtle pops of orange that anoints the eye stays. ENCAP- invested midsoles achieve a three-toned look, and the traipsing given a full paste makeover.
- Casablanca x New Balance XC-72
The two colorways are inspired by luxury buses, particularly the eye-catching vehicles frequently seen on the thoroughfares of Monaco. The first design sees the lurker arrive in an admixture of orange and green, complete with tonal argentine and white accentuations, representing former Casablanca x New Balance releases. For the alternate, the automotive influence is substantiated through its red and unheroic upper, and a black outsole unit inspired by contending tires.
Launching the collection, Casablanca Creative Director Charaf Tajer and Art Director Stevie Grimes said, “From when we first started working on the collaboration, we dubbed it the “sports auto for your bases” as it evokes that feeling of when you first saw a luxury auto as a child, you knew it was an auto. But it was different to any auto you’d seen ahead, it’s a feeling, a sense of wonder, designed to perform, designed to be special.”
- JJJJound x New Balance 990v4
The Canadian marker has dressed the lurker in an all-cortege colorway, as well as specialized details that help to elevate the figure.
The sneaker’s upper is constructed from nubuck and mesh, creating a discrepancy between textures in order to draw attention to the subtle colorway. Other features include 3M detailing, a reflective set of secondary laces, and a totem-moldered toggle, inspired by the 990 line’s functional origins as a running sneaker in the 1980s. The JJJJound x New Balance 990v4 design is finished with JJJJound imprinting on the heel and footbed, as well as New Balance’s hand “N” totem and lingo label.
- Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 993
ALD has shaken up the lurker space with a number of lower-heralded NB outlines, but the rearmost collaboration sees it reimagining the 993 for the first time. Both recently- surfaced dyads indulge in a mesh base, decoration gormandizer suede overlay combination; ABZORB- bumper and Ndurance- accompanied outsoles conclude for a tonal black arrangement that allows the uppers’ color palettes to carouse in the limelight.
Teddy Santis, New Balance’s current Creative Director Of Made In USA, hasn’t bared both dyads’ alleviations, but when coupled with the graffiti-suchlike fountain on promotional material, the color combinations presumably come nods to Santis’ birthplace. Dark brown and green on one brace are good of the “ Beef & Broccoli” moniker extensively given to a certain Timberland charge of analogous color-blocking – inspired by a Chinese dish – while the slate, blue and burgundy arrangement on the alternate 993 might source the colors that wrapped MTA shelter wagons during the 1990s, a period in which train “bombing” (spot makeup) was much more common among megacity youth.
- Concepts x New Balance 57/40 “Headin Home”
On the footwear side, the two parties are proffering a striking New Balance 57/40 colorway. The assemblage is furnished with a pictorial mix of orange shadings that touch down on the mid-foot, collars, speeches, toe boxes, and forefoot and come neutralized with red suede overlays conterminous to the throat as a nod to the Fenway Park home platoon. Yankees-Esque cortege hits come into play on the nethermost pieces as they dress up the heels of the midsoles and the treading.
- Todd Snyder x New Balance 327 “Farmers Market”
The stars of this assemblage are the lurkers which include three delicious duplications of the New Balance 327. “Pineapple”, “Pomegranate” and “Wheat” are enlisted in this launch, all of which are designed with pictorial colors planted on a ranch stand and come adorned with their separate food plates atop the speeches.
- Joshua Vides x New Balance 327
In the sneakers department, Vides applies his tricky touch to a brace of life models the 327 and the 57/40. The New Balance 327 features a stark black background for its base and welcomes in splatters of white makeup across the side panels. Under, the midsoles are formed with a natural white tone and come rounded out by a goo-colored blin outsole. The angelic background is rounded by thicker dark outlines to mimic his artwork and is seated adjoining to all-over black mars.
- Concepts x New Balance 992 “Low Hanging Fruit”
Concepts dive into the entrepreneurial spirit of a fruit dealer, and it’s through the products that it shines a light on high fashion luxury prints and the 1990s sticky drink movement.
The bases subcaste of the 992s in this capsule mimic the aesthetic of a juicy kiwi. Uppers are presented with tan suede fabric and come accompanied by tonal shaggy suede overlays and “N” ensigns, eye stays, midsoles, and lingo branding that resolves between “CONC” on the right shoe and “EPTS” on the right. Other striking factors include the heels which substitute the traditional “992” hits for the streetwear retailer’s namesake as well as the insoles which are published with a collage of strawberries.
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