New Balance Teams Up With Slowtide for Beach-Inspired Kicks
Fit for the beach and beyond
While your first inclination towards beach shoes might not be sneakers, New Balance’s latest collaboration with California and Hawaii-based towel brand Slowtide proves that even kicks are fit for the seaside. Reworking the low-profile of the AM574 court silhouette, the two brands came together to lend the sneaker indigo-dyed details, vegetable tanned leather, a nautical lace saver and REVlite midsole, details that offer just a hint of beachiness yet make them appropriate enough for non-sandy locales.
For those that can’t bear the thought of subjecting their sneakers to the often lasting annoyance that is sand, the collection extends to more typically beach-appropriate shoes in the form of the 200 Sport Slides featuring a similar indigo pattern as the 574s and a soft, cushioned footbed. And it wouldn’t be a true beach-inspired collaboration without a towel; the Pocket Towel is crafted from 100% sustainably sourced cotton and printed with a rich indigo tie-dye. Suffice to say, you’ll be the envy of whatever beach you find yourself at.
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