Brand: New Balance

Model: 990v3 Made In USA

Release Date: 2022

Price: $200

Buy: Online at New Balance

Editor's Notes: Just when you thought you'd be able to catch a break from the onslaught of Teddy Santis' New Balance Made In USA collection releases, another release sits comfortably on the horizon.

If we're going to discuss New Balance in 2022, it'd be disingenuous to overlook the impact that Teddy Santis has had since taking up the position of Creative Director on the Made In USA division. Frankly, it'd be impossible, given the scale of change that has followed him.

While New Balance has never been a small player (its long history and global legacy speak for themselves), it has only really exploded within the sneaker space, going toe-to-toe with the key players in the past couple of years.

Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Twitter post.

We all knew that there would be a high frequency of 99x series sneakers this year. That much became abundantly clear via Santis' Instagram tease of the year ahead – plus, the silhouette is celebrating 40 years in the game.

What we may not have expected, however, is how quickly the quantities of these releases would increase, to the point nearly every colorway is available in broad size ranges online long past their initial release. For some, this cannot be overlooked, as it tarnishes the sneakers' appeal.

That being said, it's hard not to appreciate the palette swaps that Santis delivers. From deep oranges to vintage reds and blues, misses are infrequent if at all, and this upcoming look certainly doesn't miss.

Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Instagram post.

Perhaps better tailored to the sunnier months of the year, cream, royal blue, and a touch of dark grey cover the silhouette from front to back, resulting in a vintage-like finish that would look comfortable in the foreground of an old-school sporting catalog.

Basically, if "Dad Sneakers" are a bit of you, look no further.

​​To stay updated on everything happening in the sneaker world, check out the best sneakers to add to your rotation this week, follow @highsnobietysneakers on Instagram, and sign up to our newsletter for early access to the best drops sent straight to your inbox.

We Recommend
  • Image on Highsnobiety
    From Fenty to New Balance, This Week’s Best Sneaker Releases
    • Style
  • New Balance 550
    The Best New Balance 550 Colorways So Far
    • Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety
    thisisneverthat's New Balance 550 Shoes Are Washed-Out & Wonderful
    • Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety
    Stray Rats May Make You Love New Balance's 574
    • Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety
    Action Bronson's Second NB 990v6 Has Landed
    • Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety
What To Read Next
  • Travis Scott wears his collaborative Cactus Jack x Audemars Piguet watch
    Cactus Jack x Audemars Piguet Proves Travis Scott's Midas Touch
    • Style
  • Kanye West & wife Bianca Censori seen holding hands. Ye is wearing a black leather top, leggings & MMA shoes, Bianca is wearing a black sportsbra, grey leggings, and kitten heels
    Bound 2: Kanye & Wife Bianca Kissed & Made Up
    • Culture
  • Fossil
    Fossil Presents: Monique Billings Is Made For This
    • Style
    • sponsored
  • Fear of God Jerry Lorenzo wears a black coat and gold jewelry in front of a red backdrop
    Jerry Lorenzo on Fear of God's Long-Awaited adidas Line
    • Style
  • District Vision x New Balance FW23.
    EXCLUSIVE: District Vision Made New Balance’s Tastiest Trail Shoes Yet
    • Sneakers
  • Vans Tokyo Design Collective's first drop, including GORE-TEX Sk8-Hi sneakers and technical clothes
    Japanese Designers Are Making Vans' Clothes Cool
    • Style
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.