Junya Watanabe

Junya Watanabe

Junya Watanabe Debuts A New Balance 1906L Loafer For FW24

A second white/black colorway of the Junya Watanabe x New Balance 1906 loafer has surfaced. Photos have been shared by @tysikd on Instagram. Offering collaborative...

By Sneaker News January 19, 2024

Junya Watanabe MAN Applies A Premium Brown Finish To The New Balance Rainier Boot

Junya Watanabe unveiled several New Balance collaborations as part of its Autumn/Winter 2023 showcase in January. Ahead of launching the basketball and running-inspired sneakers, the...

By Jovani Hernandez April 5, 2023

Junya Watanabe Reveals Collaborative New Balance 650 Amidst AW23 Collection

Inherently unlike the collaborative work of many COMME des GARÇONS labels, Junya Watanabe‘s long-running relationship with New Balance has solely produced understated, albeit luxuriously-crafted footwear....

By Michael Le January 26, 2023

Junya Watanabe Clothes The New Balance Niobium Concept 2 In All-Black

Though first brought to life by way of a crossover between Snow Peak and New Balance, the Niobium Concept 2 has since become a part...

By Michael Le November 14, 2022

Junya Watanabe Styles The New Balance 574 In Full Black Patent Leather

Junya Watanabe‘s reserved approach to New Balance collaborations is certainly under-appreciated. And while his mainline collection often dives deep into repurposed militaria, utility, and patchwork,...

By Michael Le September 24, 2020

Junya Watanabe MAN And New Balance Deliver Small Collaborative Capsule For Spring

Always a collection in their own right, Junya Watanabe MAN’s seasonal collaborations with New Balance almost never drop in a single quantity; instead, the Japanese...

By Michael Le March 7, 2020

Junya Watanabe MAN x New Balance 1500 Delivered In Two Stealthy Colorways

Despite the imagination of Junya Watanabe‘s mainline offerings, his footwear collaborations often take a much more minimal approach, following closely behind CDG Black’s approach to...

By Michael Le January 2, 2020

Junya Watanabe Adds An Angelic Touch To The New Balance 990v5

While Junya Watanabe’s clothing often ends up on the wilder side of the spectrum — fully baring the designer’s CDG roots — his footwear collaborations...

By Sneaker News October 10, 2019

Junya Watanabe Transforms The New Balance 574 Into A Hiking Shoe

Only one fraction — though a large one — of COMME des GARÇONS’ creative output, Junya Watanabe, despite his iconic patchwork trousers and wild militaristic...

By Michael Le October 1, 2019