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Sneaker Spotlight: Crooked Tongues x New Balance 1500 Pack

Crooked Tongues x New Balance 1500 Pack Details

In 2011 New Balance and premier retailer Crooked Tongues teamed up for a two versions of the classic 1500 that paid homage to their history together. Crooked Tongues has been no stranger to working on various New Balance models over the past decade including the 1500. But this pack focused on both the 1500 along with some 576’s from the past. These special pack took the brands, and us, way back to 2004 when their partnership first started.

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Sneaker Spotlight: 24 Kilates x New Balance 1500 “Miró”

24 kilates x New Balance 1500

As far as New Balance sneakers go, the New Balance 1500 was on of the most diverse when it was launched in the 80s as a basketball, tennis, and running shoe. Back in 2009, Spanish sneaker shop, 24 Kilates, presented the model as the second offering in a two-part collaboration with the brand.  Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: La MJC x Colette x New Balance 1500 “6th Anniversary”

La MJC x Colette x New Balance 1500 "6th Anniversary"

The New Balance New Balance 1500 is often the model of choice to work on when collaborator’s are allowed to take their pick of the brand’s catalog. This was always apparent as we have seen the team’s at La MJC and Colette work on the 1500 multiple times. Of the many builds that the team’s have created the special “6th Anniversary” edition may be the most notable. Created to commemorate the 6th anniversary of Parisian communication agency La MJC, their friends and partners at Colette aided in designing this unique look. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: New Balance x La MJC x colette “Vivre Sans Temps Mort” 1500

New Balance x La MJC x colette “Vivre Sans Temps Mort” 1500

The New Balance 1500 is a favorite model for fans of the brand. The sneaker model is the favorite choice of many allowed to work with NB on the collaborative side as well. So popular, in fact, that two brands worked together on one edition of the sneaker. Famous Parisian boutique, colette, and creative firm La MJC put their collective minds together for their special model dubbed  “Vivre Sans Temps Mort,” meaning Life Without Dead Time in French, made famous by protesters during the May 1968 France protests. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Undefeated x New Balance 1500 “Desert Storm”

Undefeated x New Balance 1500 "Desert Storm"

If a sneaker brand is looking for someone to create a special and solid collaborative sneaker with, they have to look no further than the team from Undefeated (UNDFTD). For this particular collaboration the popular New Balance 1500 was chosen as the base to start off with. Los Angeles based UNDFTD is known for creatively integrating sports and military into their designs, the 1500 was based on the latter. Continue reading