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Sneaker Spotlight: Concepts x Nike SB Dunk Low Pro “Red Lobster”

Concepts x Nike SB Dunk Low Pro "Red Lobster"

Boston retailer Concepts is a very well-known name in the sneaker game for cranking out great collaborations with a variety of brands. Nike being a great supporter of the Boston retailer, has enjoyed teaming up with them over the years. In 2008 Concepts worked with the Nike SB division on a Dunk Low concept that resulted in three sneakers. Concepts inspiration came from a very popular sea creature that Boston is known for, the lobster. The Boston lobster is heralded by many for being the best in the nation. Being natives they wanted to have fun and feature the lobster into their whole design. The idea was also a unique way of showing love and heavy consumption of this delicacy. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Concepts x New Balance 999 “The Kennedy”

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A premier sneaker boutique located in Boston, Concepts has been known to crank out amazing collaborations with a variety brands and create highly sought after models that many #sneakerholics wish to own. In 2010 Concepts partnered up with New Balance to collaborate on the 999 model. The team at Concepts sat down to think of a great concept for this model and what they came out with was plain genius.

Concepts x New Balance 999 “The Kennedy”

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Sneaker Spotlight: New Balance 576 by Concepts

New Balance x Concepts 576

Collaborative partnerships between footwear brands and boutiques are not always long term successes. However, Boston neighbors New Balance and Concepts seem to have figured out a winning combination. The partnership between these two companies is one that has resulted in a number of great releases. This past weekend, New Balance and Concepts released another creative collaboration entitled S.E.A.L.S using the New Balance 999 silhouette, which had us reminiscing about some of their other collaborations, including one from 5 years ago that used the iconic 576 silhouette as the creative canvas. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Concepts x New Balance Freedom Trail Collection

Concepts x New Balance Freedom Trail Collection

Concepts x New Balance Freedom Trail Collection

2009 was a very busy year for Boston’s premier sneaker boutique, Concepts. In November 2009 we saw the release of a special pairing of sneakers for New Balance inspired by Boston’s Freedom Trail. The shop was given the prestigious honor of not only working on the popular 1500 model but also unveiled the new trail ready 875 to the world as well.

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