HAVEN & New Balance Reunite for Highly Reflective 990v5

A lush grayed-out makeover.

By
Footwear
22,284 Hypes 0 Comments

HAVEN‘s collaboration with New Balance last year saw a sleek blacked-out rendition of the classic 990v5 silhouette. Reuniting once again, the two entities have opted for a lush gray color scheme this time around, embellishing the sneakers with rich 3M highlights alongside a bevy of other functional materials.

Most of the shoe is dominated by a soft gray shade. Smooth full-grain Horween leather graces the interiors, complemented by delicate pigskin suede on the outer sidewalls. At the top of the tongue, a glossy “MADE IN THE USA” patch is stamped over a bed of breathable CORDURA fabric, while flat, reflective splinter-patterned laces cover the central forefoot. Other areas with 3M accenting include New Balance’s woven “N” logo at the sides, the “v”-marked heel counter and a set of angular strips that outline the toebox. All of these details sit atop suede mudguards and an essential ENCAP-equipped midsole, offering optimal cushioning and stability.

Though no official release dates have been revealed, the grayed-out HAVEN x New Balance 990v5 is expected to be released soon, according to the retailer’s Instagram.

For more from New Balance, take a look at its vibrant collaboration with Aimé Leon Dore on a set of color-blocked 827s.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Megan Thee Stallion Shares Self-Directed "Captain Hook" Music Video
Music

Megan Thee Stallion Shares Self-Directed "Captain Hook" Music Video

Spreading the Houston rapper’s message of positivity and female kinship.

Gucci Drops $340 USD Resin & Brass Link Glasses Chains Featuring "GG" Motifs
Fashion

Gucci Drops $340 USD Resin & Brass Link Glasses Chains Featuring "GG" Motifs

Alongside a $360 USD gold-toned looped offering.

Mndsgn & Sofie Drop Long Overdue Music Video for "Abeja"
Music

Mndsgn & Sofie Drop Long Overdue Music Video for "Abeja"

Watch the pair enjoy a fine day in Los Angeles.


A Look Inside Haeckels' First London Location
Fashion

A Look Inside Haeckels' First London Location

Featuring a treatment room, venue space and a string of community initiatives.

Wiley Remixes 2008 Electro-Grime Hit "Wearing My Rolex" (UPDATE)
Music

Wiley Remixes 2008 Electro-Grime Hit "Wearing My Rolex" (UPDATE)

Also announcing a new album titled ‘Back to the Village.’

WEYEP Spotlights Reworked Fabrics & Upcycled Garments for SS20
Fashion

WEYEP Spotlights Reworked Fabrics & Upcycled Garments for SS20

From patchworked collegiate crewnecks to paneled button-down shirts.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.