New Balance have brought back another classic pair from the archives, resurrecting the M585BG in it’s traditional navy and grey makeup. Crafted at the hands of New Balance’s artisans in the United States each pair is wrapped in premium navy suedes with grey meshes sitting against. With subtle accents of leather atop the signature ’N’ hints of reflective each pair is detailed with finite embroidery to top the upper off. Each pair sits atop the 585’s signature ‘Rollbar’ sole unit pushing out just as much shock absorption, cushioning, and stability as it did in the past.

The M585BG is now available in store and online alongside the rest of this season’s selections from New Balance. For all of the finer details continue reading after the jump.

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After dishing out the 585 in its traditional navy colourway, New Balance have got us covered with the inverted M585GR. This latest ‘Made in U.S.A.’ M585GR comes to us in its classic grey and navy combination utilising a series of premium suedes and meshes before throwing in hits of white leather and signature 3M reflective. All of this sits atop the 585’s signature ROLLBAR cushioning system in its tradition white, grey, charcoal makeup.

The M585GR is crafted at the hands of some of New Balance’s finest American artisans and available in store and online now alongside the rest of this season’s selections from the brand. For all of the finer details, continue reading after the jump.

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Two revered classics from the New Balance’s hall of fame have found their way to our shelves with the M1500BY and M1500CK. Crafted at the hands of New Balance’s Flimsy artisans in England both pairs embody the same premium craftsmanship and premium materials as their predecessors. Wrapped in premium suedes, meshes, and leathers the M1500BY takes on a tonal black, grey and charcoal combination upper with hit of golden yellow detailing whilst the M1500CK takes on its traditional vibrant red upper with hints and accents of white, black, and grey both copying detail for detail from their original counterparts from New Balance’s archives.

Both the M1500BY, and M1500CK will be releasing at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store this Saturday the 1st of October from 11am. Any remaining pairs will release in our online store later the same day. Sizes US7 through to US13 in the M1500BY, and US7 through to US12 in the M1500CK (whole sizes only) will be available for $280. Until Saturday, we'll leave you with all of the finer details after the jump...

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Straight out of the 80’s, New Balance deliver something we haven’t seen for a minute in its true form with the 770. The M770BBB and M770RBB come to us from the skilled artisans at New Balance’s famed Flimby factory wrapped in premium materials. The M770BBB features a series of brown tones and beiges with deep brown leather atop the signatory ’N’ and heel counter, and lush suede, and mesh in beiges. The M770RBB takes on a rich burgundy suede upper and leather detailing in the same tone before subtle accents of beige set themselves atop the heel and beneath the signatory ’N’. Both pairs sit neatly atop the 770’s signature Fethalite ‘horshoe’ midsole for extra support, comfort, and stability because ‘because when you run in a pair of 770’s you’ll feel extraordinarily secure’.

The M770BBB and M770RBB will be releasing this Saturday the 5th of November at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store. Any remaining pairs will be available later the same day in our online alongside the rest of this season’s selections from New Balance. For all of the finer details of this latest release continue reading after the jump.

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Not too long ago, Adidas Originals sent a team half way across the world to track down an extraordinary amount of vintage and deadstock classics from yesteryear. One of those silhouettes they found frozen in time were the ‘New York’, and straight from the 80’s they’ve resurrected the silhouette. Coming to us in Granite/Clear Grey, the tonal classic runner features all of the finite detailing of yesteryear. Mixing nylon mesh with premium suedes with crinkle-cut three stripes, and a touch of trefoil to finish it all off.

This latest rendition of the New York is now available in store on the shelves of our special pop-up space located in the basement level of our 15 McKillop Street store as well as online. For all of the finer details, continue reading after the jump.

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Converse have recrafted their court classic with the Pro Leather ’76. Bringing the traditional basketball silhouette in its low-cut variation back with a range of premium tumbled leathers. Both the Black and Bordeaux colourways are accented with naturally tanned leather overlays stitching the signature stars and ‘all star’ tongue to the supple leather beneath. All of this sits atop a crisp white sole unit with lunarlon insole hidden inside for modern cushion and comfort with a classic shell. Remember, ‘if your sneakers slip and slide, get the ones with the star on the side’.

The Converse Pro Leather ’76 are now available both in store and online. For a closer look at all of the finer details, continue reading after the jump.

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Converse 1970's Chuck Taylor

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A wardrobe staple resurrected with Converse’s Chuck Taylor 1970. Just as they were made and crafted for the court all those years ago, each Chuck Taylor comes to us both a Hi and Lo variation. The heavy-duty premium canvas uppers feature both Black and Parchment finishes and there’s more to each pair, than just your average chucks. The heavier grade canvas sits aside a reinforced sidewall stitch, before setting itself into a higher foxing and meeting the vulcanised rubber sole. For extra comfort a cushioned footbed lies within each pair before finishing them off with a players’ name badge as a throwback to their history on the court.

An easy choice to pair off with any of your current wardrobe pieces from selvedge denim to fatigues and everything in between, Chuck is guaranteed to never go out of fashion. All four of Black, Parchment, Hi, and Lo variations of the the 1970’s Chuck Taylor are now available both in store and online. Continue reading after the jump for all of the finer details…

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The classics just got a little contemporary enhancement with this season’s rendition of the Stan Smith. A duo of Prime Knit Stan Smiths sit neatly alongside the classic leather make-up.

Starting it all off with the classic, there’s so much you can say about the wardrobe staple. Supple white leathers, and a hit of black accenting the heel, and Stan’s signature of approval make it such an easy wear season after season. If you don’t already have a pair in the wardrobe then do yourself a favour, you wont regret it.

Giving the Stan Smith a hit of Prime Knit maintains the classic silhouette, making it a little more streamlined, a little bit lighter, but maintains its form as a wardrobe staple. The sock-like knit upper keeps the crisp white blocking before a hit of either black, or green get added to the heel and tongue. All sitting atop its signature white sole unit to complete the perfect blend of contemporary and classic.

This season’s Stan Smith selections are now available both in store and online with all of the finer details after the jump. Make sure you head in to our Lower Grounds store located in the basement of our 15 McKillop Street store to check them out first hand.

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adidas Originals Samba

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adidas Originals just keep the classics rolling through this time delivering a duo to put some Samba into your step. Coming to us in either a black or white colour combination, the Samba takes on a supple leather and suede combination. Adding the classic crinkle cut three stripes, gold stamped ‘SAMBA’, and trefoil embellished tongue into the mix before sitting both colourways atop the Samba’s signature dark gum sole unit.

Both pairs are now available at our Lower Grounds store located at the basement level of our 15 McKillop Street location. Head in store and online to check them out, or head on over after the jump for all of the finer details…

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New Balance have delved into their extensive archives and produced a subtle yet striking rendition of the timeless 520. Stepping away from their coveted neutral and speed running retro line to bring back some of their more casual-minded offerings.

The aptly named “Hairy Suede” Pack is a perfect option for anyone wanting to skip over the current dad-wave style of the NB 990 for a different vintage aesthetic. Both pairs sport suede so hairy you might mistake it for terrycloth at first glance. The colorways come in either classic Navy or Off-White with pre-yellowed midsoles, a lightweight nylon base, and additional leather on the heels for a timeless option on a model that New Balance rarely resurrects.

The U520AB and U520AC are available now in-store at Lower Grounds, Basement Level, 15 McKillop Street. As well as on www.lowergroundsstore.com.

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