New Balance unveils 2020 Black History Month Collection

New Balance unveiled their upcoming Black History Month Collection. It includes classic silhouettes such as the 574, 850, and 997S, but also Kawhi Leonard’s shoe the OMN1S. All of the offerings will feature a combination of navy blue, red and grey with gold accenting. New Balance’s Black History Month collection is set to release January 30 at newbalance.com and select retail establishments. New Balance Black History Month Collection January 30, 2020

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“City of Angels” New Balance OMN1S

This colorway of the New Balamce OMN1S pays homage to Los Angeles. It sports a white upper with Clipper-inspired accenting on the tongue and ankle overlays. On the midfoot reads “New Balance” on the right and “City of Angels” on the left in the Old English font. The “City of Angels” New Balance OMN1S is set to release December 12 at newbalance.com and select retail locations. The sticker price is set at $140 USD. New Balance OMN1S$140December 12, 2019

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Dejonte Murray New Balance OMN1S PE

Late in November , New Balance announced they had added San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejonte Murray to their roster of players. The up-and-coming player had this to say of his signing with New Balance: The hard work that I put in every day is a testament to my attitude and outlook as a professional athlete. No matter what obstacles you have in front of you, dedicate yourself and you can overcome adversity,” said Murray. “I surround myself with my family and my teammates to stay motivated. This is why…

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“Baited” New Balance OMN1S inspired by Kawhi Leonard’s love for fishing

This colorway of the New Balance OMN1S pays homage to Kawhi Leonard’s great enjoyment of fishing. Its upper is covered with a fish scale like pattern; the turquoise and pink accenting are inspired by the beaches and fishing spots of Leonard’s native Southern California. A black and white midsole and a yellow outsole complete the aesthetic. The “Baited” New Balance OMN1S is scheduled for a November 14 release at newbalance.com and select retail establishments. The sticker price is set at $140 USD. New Balance OMN1S$140 November 14, 2019

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Aime Leon Dore x New Balance 990’s coming this week

New Balance continues to knock it out of the park with their collaborations, this latest being with NYC-based fashion Amie Leon Dore on two silhouettes, the 990v2 and 990v5. Both sneakers feature mesh overlaid by suede, with the 990v2 making use of a grey, blue, green and yellow color palette, while the 990v5 utilizes one of slate blue, purple and green. The Aime Leon Dore x New Balance 990v2 and v5 are scheduled to released at Aime Leon Dore’s Mulberry store November 14 and online November 15. Aime Leon Dore…

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You can get six exclusive OMN1S at the New Balance x Shoe Palace “Kawhi’s Fun House Pop-Up Shop

To celebrate the global launch of New Balance’s return basketball shoe, the OMN1S, the brand as collaborated with Shoe Palace to give rise to Kawhi’s Fun House, an exclusive New Balance pop-up shop. In addition to allowing customers to purchase exclusive New Balance footwear and apparel, it will also allow consumers to, according to the brand, “experience Kawhi’s ‘Fun Guy’ persona firsthand.” Six PE colorways of the OMN1S will drop in limited colorways over the course of three days- “Best Kept Secret”, “Trust Leonard”, “Black Ice”, “Do Not Disturb”, “Distinct…

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New Balance and Japanese brands created these 996’s

New Balance has teamed up with six Japanese brands- atmos , Beams, mita, N. Hoolywood , nonnative and United Arrows– with each of them putting their own spin on the New Balance 996. Each brand has made use of a variety of colors and materials to give the silhouette its own look. They will begin to drop July 27 followed by an August 3 release at select Japanese retail establishments. atmos x New Balance 996CM996ATNJuly 27, 2019 Beams x New Balance 996 CM996BPAAugust 3, 2019 mita x New Balance 996CM996MIGAugust…

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New Balance prep’d to drop new X-Racer Sneaker

New Balance is gearing up to release the second shoe in the X-Racer series.  The follow up to the original X-90 will come in three colorways- a vibrant green based one, a white based version, and a black and navy. This latest edition draws inspiration from various shoes from the mid 1990’s and early 2000’s: the M1000, M1200, and the RC205. TheX-Racer also features an ABZORB midsole and the outsole is like that of the brand’s 1400 model.  This latest model from New Balance is slated to release July 1…

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The ‘Curse of the Bambino” inspired this Concepts and New Balance collaboration

Using the 997S as their canvas, Concepts has unveiled their latest collaboration which is inspired by the rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.  They are monikered “Esruc” which pays homage to the curse of the Bambino when Babe Ruth was sold by the Sox to the Yankees back in 1920.  Upon visual inspection one will notice that the sneaker does not take its aesthetic from the Yankees or the Red Sox but rather from posters used for the Broadway musical No, No, Nanette, which apparently was…

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New Balance Special Edition Kawhi 2-Way Pack to release tonight

New Balance will be releasing a special edition two sneaker pack for the face of their basketball space, Mr. Kawhi Leonard. The nbhoops instagram account teased the pack both in their story and on their feed. The pack will feature the OMN1S and a 997. The OMN1S appears to feature a upper that features black and blue. There are some gold accents by way of the lacing system. We can see a white midsole and a clear translucent outsole. The 997, from what can be seen, features a black leather…

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