thisisneverthat Taps New Balance for M997 "PFU II" Trainer & Clothing Capsule
Channeling the United States Armed Force’s Polartec fleece kits.
After revealing its forthcoming Fall/Winter 2019 range, Korean streetwear imprint thisisneverthat has returned with the lookbook for its forthcoming collaboration alongside New Balance. Taking note of the United States Armed Force’s physical fitness uniform and various Polartec fleece pieces, the collaboration hones in on militaristic sportswear through a color palette of Olive, Khaki, and Black, further revealing a new iteration of the shoe brand’s made-in-USA M997 trainer.
The shoe totes a unique color-blocking of the aforementioned colors, with its upper crafted out of Khaki colored nubuck, further met by a mesh toe box, with PFU Olive and Black paneled hits found throughout. As is normative to the model, the shoe employs New Balance’s ultra-comfy ENCAP midsole as well as the classic “N” branding on the silhouette’s lateral side.
The various clothes offered in the range include a variety of fleece jackets, trousers, hats, and gloves. The jackets feature thisisneverthat’s and New Balance’s logos on the rear, with a neon green graphic marking the left sleeve. The trouser’s are similar in branding, with the logo’s placed on the rear left knee, with the front right knee toting the same neon green graphic. Other pieces in the range include long sleeve t-shirts and socks.
You can check out the full collaboration in the gallery above. thisisneverthat and New Balance’s “PFU II” capsule collection arrives at the brand’s Seoul flagship and online store on August 30.
For more related news, New Balance just announced a logo-free 997 model.