ARTICLE BY Minh Vuong
Beams New Balance 990V5 Lateral
Beams New Balance 990V5 Front Angle
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Beams New Balance 990V5 Top

BEAMS Deliver Mismatched Grey New Balance 990v5
Release: 13 November 2019

Experienced Japanese brand BEAMS is no stranger to collaboration. With countless New Balance SMUs under their belt, the 990v5 is the next silhouette to receive the BEAMS touch.

This asymmetric grey runner will undoubtedly draw comparisons to the recent Engineered Garments x New Balance colab, but BEAMS mixes up shades as opposed to materials. The standard grey suede and nubuck is maintained, but the mesh inserts are dark on one foot and lighter on the other. It’s a technique that has been employed on other recent BEAMS colabs.

Unlike many BEAMS releases that are exclusive to Japan, this 990v5 is available now from America’s Nordstrom.

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