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High-Cut Monochromatic Sneakers

New Balance Launches Its 650 Silhouette in 'White/Black'

— February 23, 2023 — Fashion
New Balance is launching its 650 silhouette in a monochromatic ‘White/Black’ color scheme that follows its ‘Honeycomb’ and ‘Black/Red’ iterations. The sneaker boasts perforated overlays with soft leather and mesh fabrics, while the 650's traditional puff and stitch collar rounds out the design. Moreover, the sneaker has a white base with black and grey accents on top of a rubber outsole.

New Balance has consistently added new general release colors and more daring partnerships to its 650 flagship shoes in recent years. This silhouette strays from the brand’s classic low-cut tennis-style shoes but keeps the same design cues as the popular 550 style.

The most recent version of the New Balance 650 will cost $140 USD and be available through the official New Balance website and a few shops in the coming weeks.

Image Credit: New Balance, hypebeast, newbalance
Trend Themes
1. Monochromatic Sneakers - Opportunity for other sneaker brands to introduce new monochromatic silhouettes with unique design cues.
2. Puff and Stitch Collar Design - Opportunity for other shoe brands to incorporate puff and stitch collar design in their sneakers.
3. General Release Colors - Opportunity for other sneaker brands to continuously add new general release colors to keep up with consumer demand.
Industry Implications
1. Athletic Footwear - Opportunity for athletic footwear brands to create innovative designs that deviate from classic styles while maintaining popular design cues.
2. Fashion - Opportunity for fashion brands to incorporate similar styles and design cues into their footwear lines.
3. Retail - Opportunity for retailers to capitalize on the demand for monochromatic sneakers and offer a variety of options to consumers.
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