Beams SSZ x Akio Hasegawa x New Balance 990 V5 “Grey / Blue” (M990BE5) Review

Today I’m reviewing the Japan-exclusive New Balance 990 V5. This collab is a joint effort with Beams’ Skate and Surf division, along with stylist Akio Hasegawa and it’s inspired by the iconic CL colourway of the 1300. Check out my review of this Made in USA pair and let me know if this is a cop or a drop for you!

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New Balance 990 V2 “Japan” (M990KBM2) Review

Today I’m giving you my delayed review of one of my fave 990 V2 colourways to drop in the past couple years. Adopting the iconic “Japan” colourway, this Made in USA pair features blue mesh, and cream and olive-grey nubuck overlays. Check out my video to learn more and let me know your opinions of this one down below!

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Kith x New Balance 992 “Steel Blue” Review

I recently picked up a pair of New Balances I struck out on in 2020 – the Kith 992 “Steel Blue” collaboration. This Made in USA pair features Kith’s signature blue shade, with light grey leather and dark grey suede overlays completing the familiar look. Check out my in-depth review for a look at these grails, and let me know how you rank these compared to the 998 and 990 V2 of the same colour scheme!

Kith x New Balance 990 V2 “Steel Blue” (M990KT2) Review

My newest New Balance pickup is the Kith collaboration on the 990 V2 in “Steel Blue”. Dropping back on April 30th, these are the third shoe in the five pair “Steel Blue” collection, featuring a similar make up of dark grey suede, pale blue mesh panels and light grey leather accents. Check out my review for an in-depth look, and let me know your thoughts on this pair!