Horween and New Balance have quite a history of link ups with the Chicago-based Leather Company with ultra luxurious versions of the 998, 996 and 1300 having appeared in the past.
Now it’s the return of the 998 and 1300 for Autumn 2016 with the Made in the USA M998BESP and M1300BOK. The 998 takes on an almost bronze-like brown leather whereas the 1300 keeps it a bit more subtle with a black leather finish. Both feature textured 3M hits and waxed laces with the usual paper in the box being replaced by a soft New Balance branded cloth.
New Balance M998BESP “Horween”
New Balance M1300BOK “Horween”