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Design News on New Balance

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

“There’s an emerging convergence of computer-aided design, digital manufacturing and materials technology that may be bringing very personal athletic shoes closer to reality.

A close look at advanced product engineering at New Balance Athletic Shoe Co. in Boston, MA, gives some insight into why.”


Two releases today

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

Just a quick reminder, these are both out today:

NB 576 x Concepts Tannery

NB 577 x Thomas i Punkt

New Balance 2007 – 2008 preview – update

Monday, May 21st, 2007

Just updated the previous post with some IDs…

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! 😉


577 Alex Gibson, SNKR FRKR Contest Winner

Monday, February 12th, 2007

Big congrats to SNKR FRKR forum member Alex Gibson who won a NB UK design contest, scooping up a pair of custom 577's and a trip to the Flimby factory — massive!

Members of the site Sneaker Freaker won the New Balance design contest. As contest winners they got a trip to the New Balance Factory in Flimby where they were able to create the shoe they had designed. The NB they created was 577 with the theme Walk With The Colours of England.





Via EUKicks

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1500 KCW

Monday, January 29th, 2007

The 1500 KCW is a monochrome sibling to the 1500 OCW (previously). The subtle exterior is spiced up with canvas material and the same camo interior as the OCW. Check the textures on the closeup.

Get it now at Overkill for EUR 149.90.







MT580 Mita x Read Mad Hectic, 9th Edition

Monday, January 29th, 2007

MT580s are the new black! Mita x Real Mad Hectic are at it again, this time with Black/Black, Black/Blue, Black/Pink and Black/Purple colorways and a “Stingray” material on the heel.

Also pictured below is the “Pesto” MT580 by the same folks with pesto green and splashes of neon yellow, pink, blue and orange.
The Pesto and Black/Black are due in March, the rest in February.




Via Kix-Files, Hypebeast and AltSnk

M1000J Asia Exclusive

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

Atmos Tokyo has a new M1000J runner being sold only in Asia. You can go superstar with metallic gold and silver or keep it basic (err, sorta) with bright red, lime green or royal blue. The shoe features a 3/4 length ABZORB EX cushion and looks very breathable.




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Super Team 33 launch

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

I hope everyone that was out for a pair of Super Team 33's managed to get theirs today! Shoe Biz II here in SF had a cool little launch party set up with the shoes in a cooler chest and netted cage displays, along with tins of gummy fish, haha. It was a tough choice but I walked out with a pair of the Butterflys. The packaging rounds it out with custom box, tags, insole, and even a matching t-shirt. Pics below.







574 EGL Lemon Green Black

Friday, January 19th, 2007

Out now at Overkill is a bright lemon yellow, grey and black 574 for € 110 incl tax. Check out the yellow outsole, polka dots behind the “N”, use of mesh in several colors, and contrast between the white leather and black laces. This one seems a good match for the latest red 574.


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