The New Balance 997R Debuts Overseas In “Shadow Grey”

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The New Balance 997R, a remastered version of the popular NB 997 silhouette, is yet to launch globally, but it’s ready to take over.

As is customary of the brand’s new 990 series propositions, the modern design has debuted in a classic “Shadow Grey” color scheme. The upper features a good quality suede, but overlays are rearranged in a sportier, partly-“hidden” manner. The midsole underfoot also delivers an update to the New Balance icon, seemingly abandoning the company’s marquee foams for a more affordable option. Additionally, the sole unit features a number of chiseled sections, creating a more exciting look than the regular New Balance 997.

Enjoy detailed photos of the pair ahead, and find the shoes available right now at select shops across Europe. A stateside newbalance.com is set to follow soon.

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New Balance 997R


US 2024

Retailer Time Shipping Release type Status Reminder
New Balance US 10:00 North America Only Standard Check Site -

Europe 06/15/2023 Thursday

Retailer Time Shipping Release type Status Reminder
Asphaltgold 09:00 Ships worldwide Standard Check Site -
Urban Industry 08:00 Ships worldwide Standard Check Site -

Photos via Asphaltgold

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