New Balance

Scoping Out Customization at the New Balance Factory
Stepping onto the production floor of New Balance's Lawrence, MA factory reveals two important pillars of the brand. First, they employ hundreds of skilled workers from Lawrence and the surrounding towns to produce footwear stateside. Second, customization...
New Balance 009 Sneakers
Borrowing style tips from the brand's own heritage 997, 998 and the 999 silhouettes, New Balance's upcoming 009 sneakers add a modern twist with innovative materials and thoughtful, tech-forward design. With pressure mapping for the midsole (making...
New Balance Made in USA Distinct Collection: Explore by Sea
Taking inspiration from national parks, mid-century modern design and vintage skiwear, Boston-based New Balance's Made in USA series pays tribute to the country's history and culture with its thematic releases—while emphasizing its efforts in...
Tokyobike's NYC Outpost
Japanese bike-maker Tokyobike has steadily expanded from their HQ in Japan's capital since selling their first bike back in 2002. Tokyobike has stores in London, Berlin, Milan, Bangkok and Melbourne. After a stint as a pop-up, Tokyobike's New York...
Tokyobike + New Balance C-Series Collection
Established in 2012 to develop new concepts and designs inspired by various lifestyles, New Balance's Tokyo Design Studio is often responsible for the Boston-based brand's more limited, buzz worthy introductions. With cycling recently put in their...
J.Crew + New Balance 998 Independence Day
When it comes to sneakers, it's near impossible to beat a classic, especially for kicking around on summer days. As an ode to American craftsmanship and design, Boston-based running shoe pioneers New Balance and purveyors of contemporary American...
New Balance's Hi-Viz Collection
Choosing running gear is bit like buying a car: If you base it on looks alone, you may miss out on comfort and safety. But New Balance's recently dropped Hi-Viz collection serves up a heavy dose of both, and after your eyes adjust to the fabric's...
New Balance x 580 Snowboarding Boot
Although I'm melting away in high summer (and enjoying it), seeing the 580 x New Balance Snowboarding Boot at the Agenda apparel trade show in Huntington Beach last week made me long for the flurries to start falling. The result of a collaboration...
New Balance Super Team 33, Elements Collection
The fourth and latest edition of New Balance's quarterly Super Team 33 (ST33) collection, available in three exclusive designs, was designed by the Asia Pacific Team. (The first quarter was U.S.-designed, the second was developed by Japan and...
New Balance x Yotel
If I had to work in a hotel, it would make things a lot more bearable if I got given some sexy New Balance kicks to wear, like these. Yotel is a new brand of bed for the night from the man behind successful British restaurant chain Yo! Sushi. Sticking...
New Balance Super Team 33, Fanzine 1400s
Inspired by homemade publications, this limited-edition series of New Balance 1400s, called "Fanzine," is designed by NB's European team. It's the third and latest collection from their Super Team 33 (ST33) line, named for the 33...
New Balance Super Team 33, Stingray Collection
At the New Balance factory in Skowhegan, Maine, production line team number 33 is made up of the 33 top associates in terms of both skill and commitment. This team has become known as Super Team 33 (ST33) and earlier this year began producing their...
New Balance Stingray III F**ked Up
This is a special version of the third in Microzine's New Balance Stingray trilogy, concisely called "F**ked Up." Based on a 576, the Stingray III is made of navy leather with special stingray fabric accenting the logo and heel tip...
Clarification: New Balance 574s
In response to a handful of emails about a post I wrote last week about the New Balance 574s, I thought I'd clarify a couple of points. I said that the company was started by an Englishman. 33 year old William J. Riley immigrated to the US from...
To Be Confirmed: New Balance 574s and Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Baja
All week this week we're bringing you the things that really caught our eye at the top British casualwear show To Be Confirmed last weekend. Today, sneakers... New Balance 574New Balance was started by an Englishman and the shoes are made in the...
Crooked Tongues New Balance 576
Crooked Tongues teamed up with New Balance to make these two fresh colorways of the 576. They'll be available in the Crooked Tongues store (no price yet), or you can enter to win a free pair.