Material upgrades are a necessary part of adapting models to evolve with the times. New Balance knows that they've got to keep things current and as a result put a very interesting spin on the New Balance 996, which is sure to turn more than a few heads.

The New Balance MRL 996 FU is a shoe that shifts the paradigm by letting the heel sit undeterred in navy suede while the toebox is crafted of a seamless new material. Fantom Fit is the brand's latest technology and it looks to slim the shoe down while reducing weight and upping durability. The rear of the shoe provides cushioning and stability where you need it most while the front offers a more breathable area than usual.

These are available now overseas at select retailers. One such shop that has them is Afew so if you can't find them down the street, you can always get them shipped from across the pond.

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