Founded in 1906, New Balance continues to deliver the perfect mix of function, performance, and wearability.
Whether you're looking for a rugged, outdoor-ready sneaker that wouldn’t be amiss at a fashion week party, or you're on the hunt for something more sleek and low-key, such as the 990v5, our selection of the best New Balance sneakers has a model for every rotation. For the uninitiated, the general rule when buying New Balance is the higher the number, the more technology it'll be decked out with, with some exceptions. The unwritten rule? You can’t go wrong, regardless of the model’s number.
Most sneakerheads will know all about Highsnobiety’s love for the dad-core grail that is the New Balance 990. First launched in 1982, one of our favorite iterations comes as a joint effort with Aimé Leon Dore. Exciting New Balance collabs are the bedrock of our selection, with joint effort pieces coming from Casablanca and JJJound.
Peep the best New Balance sneakers to buy right now below.
Aime Leon Dore x New Balance 990v5
One of New York's brightest stars right now is Aimé Leon Dore, the label using modern varsity style to update classic silhouettes. This 990v5 iteration features a timeless colorway that's well-suited to fall.
Casablanca x New Balance Idealiste 327 Sneakers
Casablanca was one of the first to notice the potential of the New Balance 327 Sneaker this year and the label gave the retro-style silhouette a summer-fuelled orange makeover.
New Balance 991 Low-Top Trainers
The New Balance 991 often gets lost in amongst the more hyped silhouettes that it's related to. Similar to the famous 992 but with a simmer profile, the 991 deserves a spot in your rotation.
New Balance Fresh Foam More v2
Sliding comfortably into a lifestyle rotation despite its performance characteristics, the Fresh Foam More V2 in all black is a sight to behold.
JJJJound x New Balance 992
JJJJound x New Balance
Who knew that what started as an Instagram moodboard would go on to collaborate with New balance on one of the year's most coveted styles? JJJound's 992 will go down as one of the best New Balance collaborations ever thanks to its ultra simplicity.
Tokyo Design Studio x New Balance R_C1300
It's been such a strong year for New Balance in terms of collaborations and Tokyo Design Studio was just another in a long list of high-profile partners. This pastel pair brings a splash of color to the NB roster.
New Balance ML827
This super-clean, all-white ML827 features reflective hits throughout the design that are giving us serious '90s vibes and who embodies the '90s era better than New Balance when it comes to sneakers?
Bodega x New Balance 997S 'No Bad Days'
997S 'No Bad Days'
Bodega x New Balance
Bodega took a no-holds-barred approach its collaboration 997S, applying multiple different materials and a bright color scheme which is anchored by the original grey suede upper.
New Balance Pro Court Cup
Pro Court Cup
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New Balance takes a swing at the classic court sneaker and serves an ace. This retro style features an off-white sole unit for minimal, vintage appeal and it's got us hooked.
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