words // Zack Schlemmer
UK sneaker retailer size? announces their latest collaboration with Staple Design and New Balance for the "Black Pigeon" 577.
For the third installment of the famed collaboration series between Staple Design and New Balance we enter the design process, adding our spin on one of New Balance’s most iconic silhouettes with the release of the 577 ‘Black Pigeon’. Celebrating 30 years of manufacturing at New Balance’s UK factory in Flimby, Cumbria, the size? x Staple Design x New Balance 577 utilizes a mixture of handpicked premium materials throughout. The shoe features a heavy-duty construction with a honeycombed Ripstop Nylon toe-box and robust leather paneled upper. Not forgetting the creature comforts, a soft pink felt lines the inner and adds extra warmth.
The size? x Staple Design x New Balance 577 ‘Black Pigeon’ will be available in limited numbers from size? Carnaby Street, Paris, Manchester, Covent Garden, Liverpool, Leeds, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow, Nottingham and online on Saturday 17th November 2012.