It feels like this collaboration between New Balance and Margaret Howell has been a long time coming. Both brands uphold a clean and sensible approach to design, which naturally finds a complimentary rhythm in the release of this NB 402 vintage runner. Arriving with a grey suede and navy nylon upper, white leather heel tab and outsole accent, the sneaker is fittingly understated, and, it has to be said: really, ridiculously good-looking. Collaborative branding only appears on the in-sole, so you’ll have to flex your superior, slightly condescending knowledge power and tell your mates these aren’t just New Balance. Pfffft. The limited edition release will find its way to stores on August 6th.

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