New Balance X-Racer: Old & New Collide
The Next Chapter In New Balance’s ‘X’ Series
Ready to take its place in New Balance’s ever-expanding line-up, the aptly dubbed New Balance X-Racer sneaker is delivered for summer 2019 in two muted new colourways.
The silhouette debuts under the Boston-based brand’s X series, a collection that has sought substantial popularity thanks to the inaugural X-90 trainer. Much like the X-90, the New Balance X-Racer arrives showcasing a referential flair for the past. More specifically, the design is inspired by retro jogger models from the ‘90s. If you’re familiar with New Balance trainers archival kicks, including the M1200, RC205, and M1000, you may already feel quite accustomed to the aesthetic of this new model.
Free from ostentatious surprises and flashy colours, the two new drops of the New Balance X-Racer surface in tonal, versatile hues. The first, a blue and navy rendition, is crafted with a majority mesh upper and complimentary suede overlays, while the second design boasts a much darker canvas and is lightly peppered with fruity leather overlays. Branding wise, the iconic ‘N’ logo is firmly fixed to the sidewall, while the flying ‘NB’ emblem also appears to the heel.
Though both pairs are rendered with the past in mind, the shoe’s technology largely contradicts this. Alluding to the future of NB innovation, the X-Racer’s come complete with an ABZORD dual-density midsole. The possession of this kind of tech underfoot not only propels the foot to new heights but serves the wearer colossal amounts of cushioning. So, whether you’re heading into the city or escaping off-route, comfort should prove no issue with either pair.
Overall, the New Balance X-Racer bets on absolutely everything you can imagine. From archival design cues to leading technology and a versatile aesthetic, the sneaker embraces myriads of motives. Cop a pair while temperatures continue to soar this summer season – both trainers are available now to shop at Aphrodite online and in-store.