Matches Fashion

Junya Watanabe Transforms The New Balance 574 Into A Hiking Shoe

Known for his iconic patchwork trousers and unique creations the Japanese designer Junya Watanabe also known for his sleek sneaker collaborations, this time he connected with New Balance to take on a task transforming the staple 574 into a hiking sneaker.

Using earth tones and rope laces classic hikeers the designer used a luxe, enduring leather for the upper, as well as the “N” logo at the side with white backdrops, matching the smooth leathers.

Furthermore, laces feature the ropes signatures of the trail kits while the branding stays true to form, except atop the heel which features the “eye” stamp.

The Junya Watanabe x New Balance 574 are now available at select retailers such as Matchesfashion.com.