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Collection Previews: New Balance Steps into Spring at DDCLAB

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New Balance debuted their spring collection with longtime collab-buddy DDCLAB last night. Only about six or so styles from the spring collection were represented, but lookbooks boasting the entire collection were on hand. The Boston-based shoe company will still be offering its basic athletic shoes in muted colors like gray and browns, but the spring collection will include more bright neons, which were playfully on display with Skinny Water and Extra chewing gum. We couldn’t find it in the lookbook, but PR informed us that NB will also be releasing a sneaker cleverly titled the Paparazzi No—made of a reflective textile, the sneakers works against the flashing lights of photogs, creating a glare strong enough to ruin their shot.

Our favesies is the Japanese Import Collection, a classic silhouette high top in white, navy and red, but also available in suede tonal versions like green apple and turquoise. Spring styles are available come January, some not until March. [RackedWire]