Elements 576 Collection – Spring 2008

“New Balance is pleased to announce the introduction of the Elements 576 Collection, featuring a theme inspired by the basis of the universe according to Chinese Taoism: the elements. Three of the five elements in this age-old theory are realized in a collection of limited-edition shoes – Earth, Wood and Water.”

M576LET – Earth – available April 1, 2008

M576LEEW – Wood – available May 1, 2008

M576LEW – Water – available June 1, 2008

“The Elements 576 collection features design details that reflect each of the three elemental concepts. For instance, “Earth” features brown contrast stitching, a medial pattern reminiscent of layers of sediment and materials used to convey soil. “Wood” features a black and green design to signify tree bark and leaves, medial embroidery of trees and a unique “peel leather” to convey bark. “Water” embodies Zen-like serenity and tranquility, with a blue/white colorway, transparent rubber outsole and a recurring pattern of water bubbles.”

“Each shoe has a distinctive Chinese touch: the medial side of every Elements 576 shoe features the Chinese character that represents the shoe’s respective element.

The Elements 576 collection will be available in limited quantities and will retail for $100.00. The shoes will debut at retail spaced out over the spring: “Earth” is available 4/1/08, “Wood” will be available 5/1/08 and “Water” will be available 6/1/08″

8 Responses to “Elements 576 Collection – Spring 2008”

  1. Chase says:

    Where will I be able to find these, specifically the “Wood”‘s.

  2. Phil says:

    The water ones are nice. $100? Hmmmmm.. yeah, Why not.

  3. used to love a NB says:

    hideous. I’m shocked to hear anything good about these.

  4. Portugal guy says:

    How can i buy online these NB? Is there any site that sells for Portugal?

    Thank you

  5. nbkicks says:

    These are just take downs of the super teams, cheesy at best. If i wanted a knock off i would just grabs some dunks.

  6. mother says:

    Do anybody here know, where I can buy any shoes of them below?!? For example in Europe, specialy round austria?!?

  7. Pang Cheng Hooi says:

    Besides EARTH, WOOD & Water, does NEW BALANCE will introduce another two elements that are FIRE & GOLD?

    By the way, I am from Malaysia. Where can you buy them in Malaysia or Singapore?

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