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New Balance 574 'History Class' Pack 11/09/2021

Introducing the New Balance 574 ‘History Class’ Pack

The New Balance 574 ‘History Class’ Pack features a selection of OG colourways which reference the NB models of the 1980s that would later inspire the 574. If there’s one thing that New Balance know something about its running shoes. Moving into the 1980s, the road-running boom of the 1970s had transitioned into a fully fledged lifestyle crossover with the big sportswear brands battling it out on the tracks & the streets to create the best running shoe. The advancements in trainer technology, lifestyle choices and the booming economy allowed... Read More

New Balance 574 15/05/2021
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New Balance 574: The Ultimate Retro Runner

The 1980s was where the magic really started to happen for the Boston born brand & the New Balance 574 trainer played a massive part in it. In 1980 New Balance first introduced the 620, in 1982 it was the 420, 1984 the 670 & 1985 the 1300. As far as running trainers goes it all kicked off in the 1980s, from a footwear design perspective it was now or ever. Towards the end of the 1980s trainer technology had advanced at lightyear speeds from the humble beginnings of performance... Read More

New Balance 237 Orange trainer 08/05/2021

The New Balance 237 Gives A Nod To The Retro Runners Of The 1970s

The New Balance 237 trainer is a brand new, archive inspired, silhouette that now arrives at 80s Casual Classics. On first glimpse of the New Balance 237 trainer you’re probably thinking that looks like some sort of re-issue model. To be fair it does, but it’s actually a brand new model that could of easily featured in the Boston born brands’ running catalogue from 1976. If there’s one thing New Balance know a thing or two about it’s running shoes. Their running heritage is second to none with a vast... Read More

New Balance 574 trainer 14/05/2020

New Balance 574: The Return Of An 80s Running Icon

The New Balance 574 trainer was born from an era of marathon runners & some of the very finest running shoes that were ever released. For the majority of footwear brands’ out there it was the 1980s where the real magic started to happen when it came to the performance of running trainers. The 1980s fitness boom not only saw an increase of would-be runners take to the streets but a seismic shift in running shoe technology. It was all about the sole technology. Who could create the best traction,... Read More

New Balance 997H Leather Lux 26/04/2020

The New Balance 997H Trainer Gets A Lux Leather Update

The New Balance 997H Lux Leather trainer puts a premium spin on the original NB runner from 1991. Continuing the legacy of the coveted 99x series, the New Balance 997H is a modern update of the world renowned 997 trainer. First released in 1991, the 997 trainer was simply built for running with runners needs at the heart of the design process. The concept was pretty simple. No fancy gimmicks, no fancy marketing campaigns and no fancy colourways. A continuation of the grey theme which had already featured on the... Read More

New Balance 997H 01/02/2020

New Balance 997: The King Of The 99x Series

The New Balance 997 trainer is regarded by NB aficionados as the greatest silhouette from the 99x series. Although the New Balance 997 trainer didn’t arrive until the early 90s, New Balance had already stamped its mark on the world of running shoes. Throughout the 80s running boom, the Boston born brand introduced their celebrated 5 series, followed closely by the 99x series. The 99x series was all about top tier performance & tech, offering the best trainer technology available at the time. Elite runners all across the US &... Read More

New Balance 720 Trainer Yellow 19/01/2020

The New Balance 720 Trainer Is Revived From The 80s Running Archives

The New Balance 720 trainer is a retro running shoe that was born out of the 80s running boom. Before the massive club sponsorship deals with some of the biggest football teams in Europe such as Liverpool, Porto & Celtic, New Balance were known predominantly for one sport and that was running. The Boston born sportswear brand really captilised on the American running boom of the 1970s & 80s, with Boston itself becoming an epicentre of marathon runners, elite athletes & casual joggers. Built on an ethos of customer satisfaction,... Read More

New Balance 574 trainer 12/10/2019

Road Runners: New Balance Running Styles

The New Balance 574 and 997H are both treated to some updated colourways for the latest trainer season It’s fair to say that trainer culture is now more accessible than ever before. With Instragram feeds filled up with new drops and exclusive styles, it’s the OG styles from the 80s and 90s that remind us of an era before we all had access to the entire world at our fingertips. OG running styles like the New Balance 574 trainer became popular simply because they did what they were designed to... Read More

New Balance 574 Colours 27/07/2019
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The New Balance 574 Returns In Some Vibrant Colourways

An outersole that stops at nothing! The iconic 574 trainer makes a return to 80s Casual Classics in some updated colourways. From the 99x series to numerous other running styles beginning with everything from 4,6,1 & 5 it can be difficult for the New Balance trainer novice to know what is really what when it comes to the NB archive silhouettes. As with any other trainer its personal style preference that usually gets the wearers confidence and approval but with so many different styles available it can still be difficult,... Read More

New Balance 997 History Main 13/07/2019

The Legacy Of The 99x Series & The New Balance 997 Trainer

The 1980s had already seen trainer technology taken to all new levels thanks to a new generation of consumerism, fitness fanatics and a demand for performance and lifestyle shoes. With the start of a new decade around the corner, competition in the athletic footwear world was now fiercer than ever before. By 1991 Nike had already given us two iconic Air Max styles and adidas had introduced us to their Equipment Series or EQT as it was also known. New Balance on the other hand were looking to bring their... Read More

New Balance 574 trainer 01/08/2018

The New Balance 574 Is An 80s Trainer Icon

The New Balance 574 trainer was originally released in an era of road running, one-upmanship and the start of a footwear revolution. There’s always been something a bit different about New Balance that will always stay true to its original fans. The 1980s not only saw the rise of the casuals but also the yuppies who were prepared to pay top dollar for the best running trainers. New Balance saw an opportunity to crossover the traditional running shoe for every day use with the introduction of a range of styles... Read More