Following the release of a rodent-themed "M2002RAT" collaboration with atmos, New Balance readies another unique take on its 2002R flagship silhouette with the help of rising artist and designer Bryant Giles. The upcoming pairs arrive in full olive green canvas uppers with Giles' facial feature drawings embroidered throughout in different colors. Panel overlays are left slightly frayed around the edges and the lateral "N" logos arrive as modular velcro patches.
Additional details include “What Now?” text subtly stitched on the heels eluding to his latest body of work that debuted at Miami Art Basel. Rounding out the design are two distinct mosaic drawings printed on the insoles, a gold mid-piece fixed on the N-ERGY midsoles and semi-translucent gray outsoles.
Take an official look at the Bryant Giles x new Balance 2002R above, look for the pairs to release later this month at the New Balance website and select retailers.
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