The 2014 return of the New Balance 997 in USA-produced mode just can’t be sustained on original colorways alone. Which is why you’ll see the sneaker soon taking part in the expansive Made in USA “Authors Collection” that Sneaker News gave you a preview of last week. The grey and navy parts of their repetoire are shunned in favor of an upper that mixes in black leather and suede, along with just a little bit of contrast in the form of the brown and white pieces that pop up. Remember that the 997 is not for the faint of heart – the rebuilt, OG pairs have so far fetched $200 at retail. Continue reading to get familiar with this pair from the premium “Authors Collection” and watch for them soon at retailers including Crooked Tongues.
Source: Crooked Tongues