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New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
,New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack
New Balance 57/40 Protection Pack

The New Balance 57/40 Joins the ‘Protection Pack’ Party

The New Balance 2002R has been popping off recently thanks to the widely praised ‘Protection Pack’, and now the Boston brand is looking to invite the 57/40 to the party!

A completely new silhouette within New Balance’s extensive arsenal, the 57/40 debuted this year and has already been seen in a slew of high-profile colabs. In the early days of 2021 it was touched by Comme Des Garçons and atmos, before recently being tricked up by Bricks & Wood and ,Concepts. Expanding their in-line offering, this ‘Protection Pack’ iteration is a welcome take on the model.

If the 57/40 looks familiar, it’s because the design is a modernised take on the classic New Balance 574! Opting for a similar shape to its older predecessor, things get beefed up with a ton of layered panels, and the gargantuan midsole. The signature ’N’ logo has also been enlarged. This new ‘Protection Pack’ iteration uses the same construction as always, however, goes for a deconstructed look allowing the edges of each panel to fray. The foam on the tongue has also been exposed.

A first look at the New Balance 57/40 ‘Protection Pack’ comes from House of Heat! We have had no official word as to when these will release, but we’ll let you know as soon as more info arrives.

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