On one hand it's really fun seeing a sample pair of sneakers that you absolutely can't get a hold of, but on the other, a game of what-ifs is always fun. New Balance is the next contestant and for their entry they've brought along Solebox for a glimpse at what could have been the New Balance 575 'Purple Devil'.

This iteration of the New Balance 575 is anything but purple and therefore probably wouldn't have been a good fit for the concept but it is still fresh nonetheless. This pair is outfitted in suede that expands from toe to tongue and peaks out form the mid-panel as well. White suede with a bit of grey filtered in finishes the look but not before the Solebox branding lands at the bottom of the faceplate.

JD Beltran was kind enough to share this glimpse of the sneaker sample on his Instagram page. Although we love looking at these beautiful kicks, we are still just a wee bit jealous of his come up.

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