The 996 is another of New Balance’s USA-made retro runners that deserves attention. It’s slowly creeping back into shelves and rotations, especially when they drop in super wearable colours like this tan number.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it: pigskin suede, twill-like mesh, and ENCAP sole. These are the hallmarks of a quality NB sneaker, and they’ve done well to not mess with it.
Out now from New Balance.