New Balance’s Maine factory is not their main factory, but it does churn out some of the nicest NBs on the market. The 1300 holds it down as one NB’s premium lifestyle models, built from the best materials by the craftsmen in the ‘Made in USA’ factory. This round sees an all red runner draped in plush suede and textural mesh. The N logo pops with a band of white running around its border, matching the white ENCAP midsole, breaking up the otherwise flamed-out features of the 1300.
The New Balance 1300CSU ‘Made in USA’ is available now from select NB retailers, including Politics.