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Interview: The Creators of the NBEEZY – Alexander-John and Andre´ Wright Jr.

Posted on April 22nd, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We caught up with Alexander-John (Desiger) and Andre’ Wright Jr. (Brand Architect) who are the creators of the New Balance CM580 “NBEEZY.” Shedding some light on the 580 that has a Yeezy inspired colorway. Both break down the process and collaboration… Read more



Interview: Dr.Z talks about the New Balance x Shelflife x Dr.Z 574 collaboration

Posted on April 16th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

On the eve of the New Balance x Shelflife x Dr.Z 574 South Africa release we are excited to bring you an exclusive interview with the man Dr.Z who hails from South Africa. Dr.Z not only gives us insight on… Read more



Interview: Victor Toro (New Balance Designer)

Posted on March 26th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We have a treat for all the readers out there, we got the chance to interview New Balance Designer Victor Toro. Toro has worked on the 501, 498, 574, 525, 1600, 999, and 996 to name a few. Read on… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Oneness (Kentucky)

Posted on February 25th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We are back with another Retail Spotlight, this time we take you to Kentucky. We interviewed Joe from Oneness Boutique. Joe breaks down the stereotypes about having a retail boutique in Kentucky, how New Balance stays on trend with releases… Read more



Event Recap: New Balance Elite Edition Barbershop Launch – NYC

Posted on January 29th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Last night at the Fellow Barber in New York City was the New Balance Elite Edition “Barbershop” Pack launch party. New Balance and Fellow Barber hosted free haircuts and shaves along with an open bar. The “Barbershop” pack release at… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Momentum (Maine)

Posted on January 27th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We recently caught up with Jason Dodge of Momentum in Maine to talk about all things New Balance. Momentum is a lifestyle retail location that is part streetwear/sneaker boutique and part barber shop. Read on to find out why Jason… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Highs And Lows (Australia)

Posted on December 30th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

It has been a minute since we last brought you a retail spotlight, but to end off the year correct we have one more for you. We chopped it up with Scott Wiltshire (Retail Operations Manager/ Buyer/ Designer) for HAL… Read more



The 25 Best New Balance Collaborations of 2013

Posted on December 20th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. 1 Comment

Another year with so many dope New Balance collaborations. Here are this years (2013) best New Balance collaborations. From custom colors to custom materials to custom packaging, each one of these collaborations have a special uniqueness and all deserve shine.… Read more



New Balance 1500 Archive (Illustrations) with Matt Kyte

Posted on December 11th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. 2 comments

Those NBs recently caught up with Matt Kyte (Australia) to talk about his personal project on the New Balance 1500 Archive.  His quest to document all of the 1500 colorways has lead him to a great set of illustrations. It’s… Read more



Those NBs New Balance Custom 574 Giveaway

Posted on November 18th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We would like to thank everyone who entered. The Giveaway is now closed.

In celebration of our one year anniversary, we have teamed up with New Balance to give 3 lucky winners the chance to make custom 574s from… Read more



Video: Those NBs Custom New Balance 574 – Grey/Navy/Orange

Posted on November 17th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. 2 comments

We were invited by New Balance to create a custom 574 at the New York New Balance Experience Store’s 574 Customization Station. Here is the final product, let us know what you think of them. You too can can make… Read more



Video: New Balance MT580 Revlite – Navy/Grey

Posted on November 14th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. No Comments

Joining the Those NBs video series is the New Balance MT580 Revlite. These MT580s have a makeup of a synthethic/mesh upper. The Lighting Dry® material located on the inner lining makes sure your feet stay dry. Rounding out the bottom… Read more



Interview: Steven Piantoni (Matchkicks)

Posted on November 4th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We recently caught up with Steven Piantoni who is the founder of Matchkicks.co.uk and creator of SneakerToons which is inspired by sneakers and sketching. Continue reading to find out more about the sneakers he illustrates, his process and why New… Read more



Gallery: NY Marathon x New Balance

Posted on November 4th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Yesterday was the New York City Marathon and we were out in support. Posted on 1st Avenue we scanned the race for runners who were wearing New Balances. Both male and female runners wore New Balances such as 890, 990… Read more



Gallery: Zion (Utah) x Those NBs

Posted on October 28th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We took some time out of our daily routine in the city to get closer with nature at Zion National Park in Utah. The images from the trip showcases the New Balance 710 silo in all leather (brown) and the… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Puffer Reds (MI)

Posted on October 16th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

This week we bring you to Puffer Reds in Michigan. We caught up RayVon Williams to talk about the New Balance brand.  RayVon breaks down how they go about choosing which New Balance silo’s hits shelves, how social media plays… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Fahrenheit (Netherlands)

Posted on September 20th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

This week we bring you to the Netherlands, to Fahrenheit. We caught up Aswin Schutte from Fahrenheit to chop it up about the New Balance brand. Aswin goes into the New Balance brand recognition factor, choosing which silo’s get carried… Read more



Interview: Jennifer Lynch (New Balance) talks about the Concepts x New Balance 998 “C-Note”

Posted on September 15th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Yesterday we got the scoop from the Concept crew, today we get to talk to Jennifer Lynch (Senior Product Manager of New Balance Lifestyle) about the New Balance x Concepts 998 “C-Note.” It is always great to get the perspective… Read more



Interview: Concepts (MA) talks about the Concepts x New Balance 998 “C-Note”

Posted on September 14th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We got the chance to chop it up with the crew over at Concepts about their new release (which drops today) called the C-Note. Once again Concepts teams up with New Balance for this collaboration and chooses the 998 silo… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Styles (Japan)

Posted on September 10th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Japan has always been looked to as a influencer when it comes to fashion and sneakers. This week we caught up with Masato from Styles (Japan) to talk about New Balance. Read on to see Masato’s comments on why women… Read more



Contest: Wear Those NBs – Win $150 New Balance E-Gift Card

Posted on September 7th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

 

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.
Congratulations to Joshua Lara (@Peoplechamps1988) our winner.
Those NBs and Sneakers Creased come together to bring you the Wear Those NBs (#wearthosenbs) giveaway. Sneakers Creased is a community where you can share your sneaker photos… Read more



Retail Spotlight: 43einhalb (Germany)

Posted on August 20th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

This week we caught up with Oliver from 43einhalb (fourty-three and a half) out of Germany. 43einhalb is the brain child of Mischa and Oliver who created the German online magazine called Sneakerized.com. Oliver talks about how New Balance as… Read more



Retail Spotlight: sivasdescalzo (Madrid/Barcelona)

Posted on August 13th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Madrid and Barcelona are two powerhouses in Spain. In both respective locations and online is sivasdescalzo, a premiere sneaker retail store. We recently caught up with Vanessa O’Bree of sivasdescalzo to talk about the New Balance brand. Check out sivasdescalzo‘s story… Read more



Video: New Balance Numeric Presents A Place In The Sun

Posted on August 12th, by TNBS in FEATURES, VIDEOS. No Comments

The first video from the New Balance Numeric team that features the likes of PJ Ladd, Arto Saari, Levi Brown, Tom Karangelov, Jordan Taylor and Tyler Surrey. Using Los Angeles as the perfect background the New Balance Numeric team showcase… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Cream (Germany)

Posted on August 3rd, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Saint Cream or Cream is located in Hamburg, Germany (St. Georg district). Cream opened it’s doors in 2009 and has grown into a strong retail location that services the needs of many that are seeking clothing, accessories and of course sneakers such… Read more



Video: Those NB’s Presents The New Balance 1300 “American Rebel” Pack – Black/Red

Posted on July 26th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. No Comments

The New Balance “American Rebel” Pack is starting to hit retailers and we at Those NB’s got up close and personal with the 1300 black/red silo in the form of a video. Made from the suede and mesh combo along… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Sneaker Politics

Posted on July 11th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Running things in Louisiana is Sneaker Politics, they have three prime locations (Lafayette, New Orleans and Baton Rouge). Those NB’s caught up with Derek Curry of Sneaker Politics to break down their relationship with the New Balance brand. Read on… Read more



New Balance x Herschel NYC Second Capsule Collection Event Preview

Posted on July 11th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Last night was the New Balance x Herschel New York Second Capsule Collection event preview. Those NB’s was there to grab some images for you. As you can see from the gallery above the New Balance 420 and 710 was… Read more



Interview: Paul Lee (Ubiq) on the New Balance x Ubiq “The Benjamin” 1600 + Video

Posted on June 25th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. No Comments

We got a teaser of the Ubiq x New Balance 1600′s earlier this month. After much anticipation, we have an exclusive interview with Paul Lee who is Ubiq’s Brand Manager/ Buyer on the release. Read on to enjoy a great… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Solebox (Berlin)

Posted on June 23rd, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Solebox is the mighty force that is in Berlin. We have seen Solebox collab with New Balance on some notable New Balance 1500′s. We caught up with Hikmet from Solebox about long term growth values and New Balance as a… Read more



Interview: Zhijun Wang (ZJ Design)

Posted on June 14th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Custom sneaker designer Zhijun Wang of ZJ Design takes some time out to chop it up with us about all things New Balance. Zhijun is the brains behind such customs as MT580 “Panda“, 1600 “Pigeon” and the HS77 “Dragon Boat… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Limited Edt. (Singapore)

Posted on June 6th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Limited Edt. is a force to be messed with. With over 10 years in the game they have grown their Singapore sneaker empire with five hi-end to boutique style retail stores (Limited Edt Chamber, Limited Edt Vault 313 @ Somerset,… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Paar-Laden (Austria)

Posted on May 28th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Paar-Laden and Stil-Laden are run by the dynamic duo, Jakub Arnold and Michael Paul. Opening in 2010, Paar-Laden has grown to be one of Austria’s superpower retail locations. We caught up with Jakub to talk about Austria’s  sneaker market, their… Read more



Interview: Mikey Tnasuttimonkol (Photographer)

Posted on May 18th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Mikey Tnasuttimonkol is an talented photographer. When not shooting for clients such as Undefeated, Time and Dwell, he enjoys surfing, the wilderness, and of course, New Balance. Join us as we dig deeper with Mikey about his photography background and… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Woei (Netherlands)

Posted on May 5th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

We caught up with the cats over at Rotterdam’s premier retail location Woei to talk New Balance. Read on to see what current trends are forming in their market when it comes to New Balance, why colorways play an important… Read more



Interview: DJ Clark Kent talks New Balance

Posted on April 29th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

DJ Clark Kent is a dj, producer, sneaker collector/ historian/ head/ maker/ collaborator and video show host to name just a few. Thankfully sneaker aficionado DJ Clark Kent took some time out of his busy schedule to chop it up… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Crossover Concept Store (Malaysia)

Posted on April 22nd, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

When the words “Asian Market” is said most might think Japan, but of course in actuality the “Asian Market” is bigger – way bigger. With three locations under their belt, we spotlight Crossover Concept Store in Malaysia. Jem from Crossover… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Shelflife (Africa)

Posted on April 10th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Shelflife is South Africa’s premier sneaeker, streetwear and graffiti supply retail location. Established in 2006 Shelflife proves to be a leader in style. Read on to see how New Balance’s influence at this retail location keeps long lasting relationships. (All… Read more



Retail Spotlight: End (UK)

Posted on April 3rd, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

End is a powerhouse retailer both in the UK and online. Established in 2005, End has established 2 store fronts that provide quality menswear and shoes, including the New Balance brand. Join us as we catch up with Simon Lister to… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Shelta (Sweden)

Posted on March 25th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Shelta is one of Sweden’s premier retail locations. Shelta hones in on the best of the elements (deejaying, graphic design, skateboarding, music production, mixtape releases and club culture) that fuel their passion. We recently caught up with André Schierenbeck to… Read more



Video: Those NB’s Presents the NYC New Balance Flagship Store

Posted on March 18th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. No Comments

Located in the Flatiron District (5th and 20th) of New York City, the New Balance Flagship Store offers all things essential for the sneaker enthusiast as well as the well seasoned runner. Check the video above to see our time at he flagship store.… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Off The Hook (OTH) Canada

Posted on March 2nd, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Off The Hook (OTH) was founded in Montréal, Canada. With over 14 years of experience, OTH has grown to be one of the most influential retail stores in Canada. Those NB’s caught up with Graeme Anthony the Shoe buyer/ Head… Read more



Interview: Erik Fagerlind from Sneakersnstuff talks collaborations with New Balance

Posted on February 20th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Erik Fagerlind of Sneakernstuff talks collaborations with New Balance. From concept to color ways to fabric, it’s all about the details and telling a unique story. SNS’s most recent collaboration with Milkcrate NYC is another definite collectable. We hope to… Read more



10 New Balance’s For Your Special Valentine (For Him)

Posted on February 14th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

It’s Valentine’s and you still don’t have a gift for your man. Don’t worry! Your man loves New Balance so what better way to surprise him than a fresh pair of crispy runners. No matter what your special someone is… Read more



Interview: Josh Parkin (Illustrator)

Posted on February 7th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. 1 Comment

Here at Those NB’s we are always on the look out for new and interesting things that pertain to New Balance, and on our search we ran into Josh Parkin. Josh caught our eye because he showcases different New Balance sneakers in… Read more



Interview: Raekwon (Wu-Tang)

Posted on January 28th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. 1 Comment

Raekwon The Chef of the Wu-Tang Clan is not only a elite wordsmith – he is a certified sneaker collector. His razor sharp lyrics have made history with his solo albums as well as collectively with the Wu-Tang Clan. Those NB’s… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Extra Butter (Interview)

Posted on January 17th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. No Comments

The Extra Butter crew has Long Island on lock. Although the retail store is situated just 30 minuetes from New York City, Extra Butter keeps it close to home by hosting nights where they watch sports games, have bands play and… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Ball and Buck Interview

Posted on January 9th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. No Comments

Ball and Buck is an American company providing products manufactured in the “Made in the USA.” Located in Boston, their brick and mortar location brings the best of “American Made” to their customers. The retail location doubles as a barber… Read more



Interview: Freddie Joachim

Posted on January 2nd, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS, VIDEOS. No Comments

Freddie Joachim hails from San Diego and is mad multitalented. If this is your first time hearing of Freddie, he is not only a music producer, but also a record label director, dj and designer. His sound can be described as a… Read more



Interview: Jeff Staple talks New Balance

Posted on December 24th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Staple Design is a household name amongst street culture enthusiasts worldwide. Jeff Ng, a.k.a. Jeff Staple, started Staple in 1997 and has grown the brand into a creative agency, retail store, art gallery, magazine and clothing line. Join Those NB’s… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Feature Sneaker Boutique Interview

Posted on December 17th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Feature Sneaker Boutique Las Vegas has a strong presence on the internet by being current in the social media/ instagram hemisphere. They cater to the public with top quality releases at great price points. Join us as we recently caught… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Capsule Interview

Posted on December 4th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Capsule is one of Canada’s premier sneaker boutiques. Providing customers with exclusive drops in the realm of sneakers for over 10 years, Capsule looks to stay on top by staying competitive and educating the young.  (All photos provided by Capsule)
What is your… Read more



DJ Mars talks about the Walter’s and New Balance 574 “Holiday” Pack collaboration

Posted on November 27th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

To be able to create your own shoe with support from New Balance is a blessing, a privilege not given to just anyone. Representing Atlanta, DJ Mars and Walter’s Clothing are about to have their dream collaboration come true. Join us as we talk to… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Corporate Interview

Posted on November 20th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Corporate is one of Ohio’s premier sneaker boutiques. Corporate prides itself on gaining a better understanding of their clienteles wants, thus creating a loyal customer base. We recently caught up with Matt Tomamichel to talk retail and New Balance. (All photos provided by… Read more



Interview: Marcel Holzmann

Posted on November 6th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. 4 comments

NB’s upon NB’s upon NB’s, Marcel Holzmann keeps us intrigued with his collection of over 100 vintage, hard-to-find, and custom New Balances. Looking at his collection you might find yourself saying, where did he find those? Located in Germany, Marcel… Read more



Gallery: Maine’s NB Factory

Posted on October 15th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Ken Tisuthiwongse is a photographer who travels between Los Angeles and New York. He shoots evoking environmental portraits, and his clients range from Neighbour (look books) to Inventory magazine (editorial). Here, Ken captures process images of how a New Balance… Read more



Interview: DJ Mars (ATL)

Posted on October 8th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Hailing from Atlanta by way of Massachusetts, DJ Mars reps New Balance to the fullest. Some have even called him the “US New Balance Ambassador.” Mars is a busy man – he dj’s at clubs throughout Atlanta and the world… Read more



Interview: Pete Fahey from Sneaker Pimps

Posted on October 2nd, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Sneaker Pimps is a touring sneaker exhibition, aiming to bring to together all elements of sneaker culture. Their definition of sneaker culture includes – but is not limited to – street art, skateboarding, hiphop, basketball and reselling. We caught up… Read more



Retail Spotlight: Sneakersnstuff Interview

Posted on October 1st, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Erik Fagerlind and Peter Jansson, collectively known as Sneakersnstuff, are a force to be reckoned with. Known for their sick collaborations, they continue to excel with two stores that serve the European market. We caught up with Erik as he… Read more



Interview: Russ Bengtson (Complex)

Posted on September 30th, by TNBS in FEATURES, NEWS. No Comments

Russ Bengtson has been in the sneaker game for years, making him a grandmaster sneaker aficionado. His impressive resume includes Slam Magazine and, currently, Complex Magazines as the Sneaker Editor. We caught up with Russ to talk about New Balance… Read more

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