Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

1500 GCW

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Another “cargo-inspired” 1500 like the BCW, KCW, OCW is out at Overkill (€150) and Hanon (£90). This one is beige (or grey?) and red-brown.

“From New Balance. Premium edition. Cargo inspired. Upper consists of enzyme washed cotton, outdoor canvas and full grain leather. Eva midsole. Bonded rubber outsole.”





Pics and info via Hanon.

1500 BCW

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

New at Overkill is the 1500 BCW in Light Brown / Dark Brown / White. Looks like a sister shoe to the 1500 KCW and 1500 OCW with the cool camo interior lining. Price is € 150.


Via Overkill Blog

M990HSN Hanon x Schoeller x NB – final details – out tomorrow

Friday, April 27th, 2007

“Some final details:-

• Launch Saturday April 28th. Online from 1pm (UK).
• 24 pairs will be available instore from 10AM
• Production of 144 pairs
• Sizes available:- US 7.5 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11.5 12
• Priced at 89.95 GBP”

If you want a pair, be ready–

Or if you’re like me and you wear a sz 13, you just saved yourself $200! 😉


860 Gold at Sold Out

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

LA MJC and Colette’s web shop, Sold Out has just posted a new M860 Gold. This UK-made model features buttery shades of cream, tan, white and a metallic gold “N”. Very classy shoe and the materials look top quality! Thanks Michael for the heads up.







M990HSN Hanon x Schoeller x NB – drops Saturday April 28

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Full info has landed on Hanon’s latest New Balance collab. Release date is this Saturday, 28th April 2007. Looking smart!!!


• Release Saturday April 28th. Launch from 1pm (UK).
• M990HSN – Unique Sku- hanon x Schoeller x NB.
• Production of 144 pairs only.
• hanon authentication certificate.
• 3 layer construction black on black with Schoeller 3xDry smart fabric technology.
• Premium full grain leather and nubuck overlays by Pittards of England.
• Assembled by New Balance Flimby UK.
• Pigskin leather footbeds.
• Reflective Scothlite underlay ‘N’ and FOT detail.
• Safety orange pop lining.
• Double lace set: black on black or contrast safety orange.
• 990 embroidered heel replaces the original ‘USA’ embroidered detail.
• Made In England embroidered detail features on the tongue.
• Reinforced sole unit with New Balance Absorb technology.
• ….and the gold N!




Previously on NBB

576 Waxed UK in Brown and Cream

Friday, April 13th, 2007

This classy, made-in-UK 576 in brown and cream with green highlights has a leather and waxed cotton upper. I saw these in person at Frontier about a month ago and the waxed parts have the effect of crinkled paper. The pictures don’t quite do it justice! Also available at End Clothing.




Via End Clothing

410 White and Blue drop at End UK

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

The RC410 reissue is now available at End Clothing, UK in white/blue and blue/white/red. Price is GBP £45 (USD $84), sizes UK 7-11.

This classic, lightweight, low-profile running shoe from the early 1980’s features a nylon upper and rubber gum sole and has just been reissued by New Balance for Spring/Summer 2007.








Via End Clothing

410 Nickel French bundle

Friday, April 6th, 2007

This Saturday April 7, France will see a bundle release of the New Balance 410 accompanied by a bottle of Nickel “Corps de Glace” body cooling gel. Retail price is €70 and the drop will be in over 115 stores in France. For more info on the locations: +33 01 70 03 31 00


Via EUKicks, Shoes-Up