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Brand: New Balance

Model: MADE 990v4 “1982”

Key Features: Premium pig suede and mesh construction, embroidered “EST. 1982” featured on the foxing, ENCAP rubber sole unit, “N” logo branding on the side panels.

Release Date: Saturday, April 14

Price: $100 USD

Buy: Select pop-up locations listed below.

Editor’s Notes: In celebration of the New Balance MADE 990 which first released in 1982, the silhouette’s historic roots is honored with another new iteration of the runner, the 990v4.

Updated iterations of the 990 launched in 1998, 2012, and in 2016, each offering progressive innovation, and this limited edition 990v4 “1982” edition, marries two classic New Balance colorways, grey and navy, to create the exclusive “1982” colorway.

Only 1,500 pairs of this limited edition MADE 990v4 “1982” will be available for purchase at select pop-up locations worldwide on Saturday, April 14.

In North America, the pop-up locations will be hosted in the seven cities listed below.

New York City, NY – New Balance, 150 5th Ave
Atlanta, GA – Foot Locker, Greenbriar Pkwy SW
Palo Alto, CA – Shoe Palace, 451 University Ave
Philadelphia, PA – Kicks USA, Roosevelt Mall, 2339 Cottman Ave
​San Francisco, CA – New Balance, 856 Market St
Washington, D.C. – YCMC, 1060 Brentwood Rd NE
Windsor Mill, MD – YCMC, Security Mall, 6901 Security Blvd

In other New Balance news, the company secured a $17.3 million U.S. military footwear contract.

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Words by Renz Ofiaza
Staff Writer

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