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Victim x New Balance x Mita Sneakers CM670

Posted by samplekickz on 28 April, 2007

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Japanese apparel brand Victim and Japanese sneaker store Mita are set to release two new colorways of the New Balance CM670. Although the most liberal colorways usually emanate within New Balance Japan, these CM670’s are an appeal to more traditional New Balance fans.

info/Image: hb via Mita Sneakers

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Hanon x Schoeller x New Balance M990HSN

Posted by samplekickz on 23 April, 2007

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New Balance presents their latest collaboration, which is a Hanon x Schoeller x New Balance M990HSN. Schoeller is a Swiss based company known for producing high technology textiles and this time they have used many innovative materials on the M990 model. The Hanon M990 is constructed with a Schoeller 3XDRY encapsulated sock upper. 3Xdry is a treatment applied to technical fabrics that deals predominantly with 3 areas, the moisture management, stimulates cooling effect, and repels water and stains. The Hanon M990HSN will be released on Saturday April 28th.

Image/info : hb via Hanon Shop

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New Balance A02 Limited Editions

Posted by samplekickz on 11 April, 2007

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Yesterday we showed you the A01 limited edition series in the neon colorways and today Mita revealed the A02 limited edition series, once again featuring special colorways, materials and other nice details. The sneakers come with denim application, painted N logo and other nice features.

click here for more pics of the rest of the models

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New Balance Taxi 480

Posted by samplekickz on 6 April, 2007

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Here is a look at the upcoming limited edition New Balance 480s. I believe these are part of a series of limited 480s that New Balance will be releasing throughout the year.

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New Balance ‘Super Team 33′ News.

Posted by samplekickz on 21 March, 2007

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The previous and first release from New Balance’s ST33 project went down very well.. Sold out in stores in record time.. Heres news and images of the next part of the series.. The new pack consists of two 1400’s, featuring plaid, high quality leathers and stingray materials.

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NB “Vol 1″ comic shoes

Posted by samplekickz on 15 March, 2007

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We saw some pics of these floating ’round prior to the trade show season back in Feb. Thanks to Sneaker Freaker we now have a closer, far more detailed look. The graphics on this “Vol. 1” Comic shoe are striking enough. The real trick is the material- a substance called tyvek which looks and feels like paper. Although durable enough to be used in clothing manufacture, I thought this stuff was only suitable for disposable garments. That’s another Whammy for me. Check the tyvek website to find out what makes it so special. “Vol 1″ eh? Like all good comic adventures, this concept might be “to be continued…”. Check SF at the link above for the full story.

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A not-so hungry dragon…

Posted by samplekickz on 13 March, 2007

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Speaking of the Hungry Dragons and NB’s plans for the US, Streething brings news of this upcoming US 574 general release.

What you are looking at ARE NOT the New Balance 574 “Hungry Dragon”. These are general release New Balance 574 with similar oiled leather and stitch details to fullfil the US/Japan market.

The main differences between these and the Hong Kong limited release are the colours, the size of the production runs and the lack of special individually numbered tongue tags. On the up side, the NB lettering on the heel tab appears in Chinese charecters. Out mid March, but already @ Leftfoot Singapore.

info/image: slamxhype via xymon, images via Leftfoot.

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New Balance 574 Shogun & Red Dragon

Posted by samplekickz on 23 February, 2007

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New Balance Japan has recently released two limited edition 574 named Shogun and Red Dragon. The Shogun version features different tones of wheat and camel and graphics of a field of trees and leaves. The Red Dragon version is a mix of dark brown and light brown leather with a suede toe box and also has circular white stitching on the front of the shoe.

info/Image: hb via Style Department

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More shots of Undefeated x Stussy × realmad Hectic MT580

Posted by samplekickz on 13 February, 2007

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Here is a photo of more shots of Undefeated x Stussy × realmad Hectic MT580, they will release at 24th March at UNDEFEATED SHOZUOKA,UNDEFEATED TOKYO,realmad HECTIC,STUSSY CHAPT JP

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New Balance Trail Busters

Posted by samplekickz on 3 February, 2007

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Check this out everyone, here is a preview of the New Balance Trail Buster. This particular pair is from the 1990’s and is compared to the Nike Humara. With these bright colors you are sure to make someone look twice at what your wearing.

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New Balance “Classic Cars” Pack

Posted by samplekickz on 19 January, 2007

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New Balance always takes a different approach from the other sneaker companies. It’s usually more subtle and less flashy.

The new pack that dropped now is the New Balance “Classic Cars” Pack. It features three models that are each inspired by a classic car: Ferrari Testarossa, Porsche Carrera and Triumph Herald. The sneakers have nice premium leathers and other great features. Have a close look and you see the difference on these.

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New Balance Sneakers for Fall 2007

Posted by samplekickz on 19 January, 2007

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New Balance is approaching their design aesthetics in a different way this year. For their September releases, New Balance will be using new quality material, more new different colors, and more intricate patterns on their shoes. Everything from flannel, camo, and plaid will be used in some of their designs. It’s a very exciting shift for the NB company this year, so be on the look out for more of what they have in store.

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New Balance MT580 – Mita x Real Mad Hectic

Posted by samplekickz on 19 January, 2007

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Another installment of exclusively created for Mita, MT580’s are on the blocks… the name of the game… QUALITY. Don’t worry you won’t have to run to your nearest sneaker forum to complain about glue stains on the toe box cause it AIN’T happenin’ son!

Look for the black on black’s to drop in March alongside the Pesto Triple Threat MT580, while the rest will come one month earlier in February.

info/image: kf via hb

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New Limited Edition New Balances

Posted by samplekickz on 10 January, 2007

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Major from Georgetown, Wahington D.C., just received these New Balance 574’s and 990’s today. The 990’s come in Burnt Orange and Royal Blue. The 574’s are premium leather and hemp. They come in a very nice brown colorway with great details on the stitching. A good basic sneaker that goes with everything.

These colors are exclusive to specific tier stores. Definitely worth checking out!

info/image: highsnobiety via major

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NB GOES FISHING…

Posted by samplekickz on 8 January, 2007

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You’ve seen the pics of the New Balance and Super Team 33; well, the release is just around the corner. The COLLAB will be limited to 8 stores in the US and 33 worldwide… Shoe Gallery (Miami) and New Balance will be having a release party on Jan.23 for this special sneaker. Bring your wallet, not your fishing pole, to cop this dope collab…

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New Balance 400 & 574

Posted by samplekickz on 4 January, 2007

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Overkill received three pairs of the newest New Balance New 574 and 400. The red New Balance 574 is made of fine leathers and 3M reflective Material. The New Balance 400 is released for the ladies, and each 400 consists of checkered fleece at the heel and around the toe box. Click more to see the rest of the pictures.

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