When it comes to footwear, two of our favourite brands here at The Coolector are unquestionably that of New Balance and Red Wing so when we heard they were joining forces on a new sneaker release, we were understandably elated. Well, we were right to be because the Red Wing Shoes x New Balance M997RW Sneakers are just as cool and comfortable as you’d expect from these two footwear behemoths and if you’re in the market for a classy limited edition addition to your sneaker line up, look no further.
Priced at a mighty reasonable $250, these Red Wing Shoes x New Balance M997RW Sneakers aren’t going to break the bank but they will rapidly become one of your favourite pieces of footwear courtesy of their superb design and unparalleled comfort. Perfectly suited for keeping things classic, these special-edition 997 for men, which have been made in collaboration with Red Wing Shoes, are one of the best footwear collabs we’ve seen in a while. This Made in USA style instantly refines your look with a full premium leather upper. Plus, Made in the USA craftsmanship means you’ll trust the quality and wear with pride.
Best Foot Forward
New Balance are our go-to brand for sneakers here at Coolector HQ and when you combine this with the classy, traditional vibes that Red Wing positively exude, you know you’re onto a winner with these M997RW Sneakers. They boast high-end soft suede throughout the majority of the shoe’s upper region, with a slightly tougher and firmer cut for the mid-panel and “N” emblem in contrast to the slicker toe box and heel sections. Tan leather lining, a striking red heel counter, branding on the heel tab and Red Wing-branded insoles complete the first class design of this latest luxury interpretation of the M997 and the off-white midsole and red-toned gum outsole deliver a compelling visual impact to the lower region of the sneaker.
Comfort is key with these Red Wing Shoes x New Balance M997RW Sneakers ($250) and premium Red Wing leather is used throughout the shoe’s design to give it an unparalleled, well-constructed blend of heritage, street and classy style which will be fit for any occasion. Altogether, the shoe’s designers aimed for a tonal palette of brown, cream and red colouring to bring this new M997 to life and from what we’ve seen here at Coolector HQ, it’s mission well and truly accomplished.
Expertly crafted in the USA, the quality of these Red Wing Shoes x New Balance M997RW Sneakers is plain to see the minute you put them on for the first time and given their limited nature, you’re going to want to move quickly if you want to get your hands, or more specially feet, on these cracking sneakers. New Balance and Red Wing are two brands at the very top of their game in the footwear industry and they’ve combined their considerable talents to deliver a pair of sneakers overflowing with vintage style and comfort.
Enhancing a Classic
The New Balance x Red Wing Heritage collaboration does a superb job of elevating the iconic Made in USA 997 silhouette using Red Wing-sourced, Hawthorne Muleskinner Leather, which will improve with age and tell a story of the adventures you have taken this brilliant looking sneakers on. Designed by incorporating both a roughout leather and a lighter, smooth leather, the sneaker is finished with a co-branded insole and Red Wing’s recognizable triple stitch heel.
Priced at just $250, these limited edition sneakers from New Balance and Red Wing are definitely going to prove mighty popular amongst sneaker heads so be sure to move quickly if you want to bag yourself a pair. The quality on offer is unparalleled from a style and comfort perspective and the USA made footwear is one of our favourite collabs to date from New Balance.