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New Balance 991 Trainers in Castlerock Grey

New Balance readies the 991 in ‘Castlerock’

Launching at Aphrodite on the 20th of October…


One of the most iconic silhouettes of all time, the New Balance 991 Trainer offers a truly timeless silhouette and unparalleled styling versatility. While the shoe has worn thousands of colours over the years, it truly rocks Grey quite like no other, and the new Castlerock colourway is exemplary of that.


New Balance 991 Trainers in Castlerock Grey


These kicks are made in New Balance’s Flimby factory so you already know that the craftsmanship is going to be spot on. The upper is constructed using a breathable mesh toebox that finds itself being encapsulated by premium suede and nubuck overlays. New Balance branding can be found in the form of a 3M reflective ‘N’ logo, while further branding is embroidered to the tongue of the shoe.

As always the quality upper is placed atop of one of New Balance’s tech filled soles, in this instance they’ve opted for an Abzorb midsole to offer cushioning and compression resistance, basically they’re incredibly comfortable. (I mean, aren’t all New Balance) The two-tone sole is joined to a rubber outsole for added durability and increased traction while translucent windows allow you to peek into the technology housed inside.



Lets run back through… Dad trainer style, check. Grey colourway, check. Super comfortable, check. Versatile, check.
Yeah, I don’t think that New Balance could make a more ‘New Balance’ Trainer if they tried! Dropping on the 20/10/22 you can pick up a pair at Aphrodite where they retail for £209.00


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Fresh New Balance 2002R Colourways

You really can’t go wrong with this silhouette…

New Balance are killing the game right now, and one model that is particularly flying off of the shelves at Aphrodite is the 2002R. For those of you that may have missed out on the 2002R, don’t worry. Why? Because we’ve just received stock of three more incredible colourways.

Introducing ‘Vintage Indigo’, ‘Rust Orange’ and ‘Castlerock’ 2002R’s.

New Balance 2002R Trainers

The 2002R sports a retro “Dad Trainer” aesthetic, an offers incredible comfort thanks to the Abzorb cushioning technology and stability web that can be found in the sole. New Balance like to mix it up when it comes to the upper, while its more often seen being constructed using  a breathable mesh and  premium suede, it isn’t uncommon to see leather and nubuck overlays thrown into the mix.

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New Balanc2 2002R Trainers in Vintage Indigo

New Balance 2002R Rust Orange

New Balanc2 2002R Trainers in Rust Orange

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New Balanc2 2002R Trainers in Castlerock

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A trainer that wears colour well, and equally rocks a more understated look, the 2002R is an essential silhouette for any self proclaimed sneakerhead. Or literally anybody who wants the most comfortable shoe ever. A bold statement I know, but I’ll stand by it!

Grab your New Balance 2002R Trainers  in-store and online at Aphrodite.

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New Balance 1500 ‘Made In England’ Launch Info

The latest drop from the New Balance Made In England 40th Anniversary collection is here! Celebrating 40 years of carefully and skilfully crafting trainers from their Flimby factory in the UK, New Balance have brought out their freshest take on the classic 1500 silhouette.

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Inspired by the original 1500 shape, New Balance have done it yet again with this recreation of the original. Coming in a navy and grey mesh upper with premium quality leather overlays and synthetic details in contrasting grey in a variety of tones, adding depth and intensity to the trainer. Sitting atop the classic ENCAP midsole for extra cushioning and support and coming with a yellowish tinge, again adding a nod back to the classic along with a soft plush material to the inner heel area for added softness, we are sure these will be another hit for New Balance fans. Back to the exterior, the classic ‘N’ can be seen in contrasting white embroidered to the side panel and to the heel in navy, while the same navy offerings can be seen in the shape of the Made In England branding to the tongue. Coming in a branded 40th Anniversary Made In England box, these will be a great addition to your collection.

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New Balance 1500 Trainers Made in England launch online and in-store 9am 13th October 2022.

Launch Details
Style: M1500UKF
Colour : Grey and Navy
Launch: 13th October 2022 9am

In the meantime why don’t you browse some of our other  New Balance Trainers including 2002R, 906, 911, 1500 and many more.

New Balance 9060 Trainers – Launch Info!

Riding the wave of popularity that these trainers experienced with our recent drop, the launch of the latest New Balance 9060 trainers colourways are set to launch here at Aphrodite Saturday 1st of October. Just in time for fall, both colourways feature autumnal palettes, with the Workwear model donning beige, mustard, and earthy brown tones, reminiscent of the crunchy fallen leaves that blanket our woodland footpaths, while the Natural Indigo set features saturations synonymous with the storm-stricken seas that this season bestows, comprising of navy, grey, and off white.

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New Balance 9060 trainers – Indigo 

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New Balance 9060 trainers – Workwear 

While this release features new tones, the uncompromising quality construction and Y2K aesthetic of the 9060s are maintained in these models and are perhaps the reasons they are one of the most popular of the 99X series; a line of runners debuted in 1982 with ambitions of harnessing the brand’s most up-to-date technological advancements. The upper composition of breathable mesh and premium pigskin suede overlays sits atop a diamond pod ABZORB midsole; a foamy compression sole packed with cushioning comfort and support.

Appliques comprise of sway bars, reminiscent of those utilised on automobiles to aid in preventing body lean and support in agile turns, a translucent CR heel device representing the futuristic, visible tech aesthetic of the 80s, and finally, a 9060-branding jewel set back into the pair’s tongue. Typical ‘N’ branding features on both the outer and inner arches of the sneakers in contrasting textile logo patch and an embroidered take on the motif.

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Don’t miss out and prepare to pick up your pair this Saturday, 1st October 2022 either in-store or online at Aphrodite1994.com.

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Fresh New Balance 9060 Colourways

Launching on the 3rd of September 2022


The New balance 9060 silhouette has already proven to be a hit. Previously arriving in a Joes Fresh Goods collaboration ,as well as beige and brown colourways, the brand are seemingly sticking to more understated tones as they ready the release of the model in both black and grey.


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Maintaining the 9060’s quality construction and luxury appearance, the Boston based brand have once again opted for breathable mesh as a base in the shoes upper, with supple suede and premium leather overlays engulfing the upper. The trainers wavy side panelling is only complimented by the chunky sculpted pod midsole which places an exaggerated emphasis on the familiar cushioning platforms of ABZORB and SBS. 


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The model’s colourways will be available online and in-store at Aphrodite Clothing on 03/09/22.

While you get ready to cop ’em why not check out our New Balance 9060 Size Guide below.


 

New Balance 1500 Launch

New Balance set to drop fresh colourway of 730 and 1500 models

A fresh colour palette for the New Balance Made in England Trainers. 

New Balance look to dress their 730 and 1500 trainers in a fresh colourway this Autumn. The brand’s Flimby factory has been preparing the Made in England models to receive a fresh colourway, offering a new aesthetic with the same great quality. Opting for earthy tones, the brand is set to drop the new colourways on the 8th of September 2022.

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While imagery isn’t yet available for the 730 silhouette, the New Balance 1500 Made in England offers a black encap sole with a light blue suede mudguard and a navy heel. The toebox of the shoe is crafted from a breathable light brown mesh, contrasted by its dark brown leather overlays. Up top, black leather surrounds the ankle of the shoe and acts as a blank canvas for the tongue, where tonal embroidery allows for classic New Balance branding. As always, the shoe is finished off with the iconic ‘N’ logo to the side panelling.

Keep your eyes peeled for both models as they arrive on 08/09/22, online and in-store at Aphrodite Clothing.

 

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New Balance 991 Arrives in Mossy Green Tones

M991GGW Launching at Aphrodite with a full size run on the 26/08/22


New Balance are on top of their game right now. Not only are they cleverly executing the release of instant classics such as their 550s and 2002Rs, but the is the Boston based brand is looking to the archives to dress their more iconic silhouettes in clean and contemporary colourways.


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For their latest release, a distinctive Mossy Green engulfs the mesh, suede and leather overlays of the 991 model. Crafted in New Balance’s Flimby factory, in England, these kicks ensure both quality and style with a bold aesthetic reminiscent of Teddy Santis’ work with Aime Leon Dore.

Available online and in-store from the 26th of August 2022, this is a colourway you do not want to miss out on.


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New Balance U9060BRN Launch Date

Set for release on the 13/08/22.

The initial drop of New Balance’s 9060 silhouette was an instant hit, inspired by the 99x series and 860v2 trainers, the shoes offer a clear cut fusion of retro and contemporary aesthetics. This Saturday (13/08/22) the Boston based brand are releasing a fresh colourway of the model. Possessing a versatile Dark Brown colourway and crafted using premium suede and leather materials, the second iteration of the 9060s are expected to be just as much of a hit as the first.

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For those who aren’t too familiar with the model, it’s visuals offer an oversized and chucky sole, lifting up the heel to give it an aggressive and dynamic stance. The upper sees a mesh toe box engulfed by an array of premium materials, as well as a 3M reflective badge that’s lodged to the side panelling. to sum the shoes up in two words they’re comfortable and stylish, New Balance’s speciality. New-Balance-u9060-30961-3

Ensure you keep an eye out on the Aphrodite socials, as well as our New Balance and new in categories for the latest and greatest New Balance arrivals.New-Balance-u9060-30961-2

 

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New Balance 574 Size Guide – How do they fit?

A Timeless Silhouette


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Dubbed ‘the most New Balance shoe ever’, the 574 is the brands most unlikely icon. The trusty silhouettes forgoes advanced technologies and luxury materials, and instead opts for sheer functionality as its selling point. A trainer you can rely on, the 574 is ideal for everyday wear and will slot right into your casual-wear rotation.


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Don’t let the apparent lack of New Balance technology fool you though, these kicks are incredibly comfortable; A spongy insole offers a soft base while ENCAP technology combines lightweight EVA foam with a durable polyurethane rim to deliver unparalleled support and stability. The trainers durable outsole can take a beating far beyond everyday wear and its rugged design offers the wearer traction and grip on the most slippy of surfaces. To the upper, a mesh base increases breathability and airflow while the aesthetics are elevated with leather and premium suede overlays. New Balance branding appears in the form of embroidery to the heel and tongue, the iconic ‘N’ logo and the Boston based brands famed phrase, ‘The Intelligent choice’.

A truly timeless and iconic silhouette, the 574 is a classic and is sure to offer a reliable trainer for years to come.


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Navy and Silver Birch Colourways are dropping on the 30/07/22 and 01/08/22 respectively. Cop yours at Aphrodite Clothing.


How do the New Balance 574 fit?

The New Balance 574 fits perfectly, they run true to size and their wide footbed means that any foot width can sit comfortably in the trainer.

How do you style the New Balance 574’s?

The New Balance 574 flaunts a classic look with a slightly retro style, and you can pair them with pretty much anything. Whether you opt for a smart pair of chinos, a casual pair of jean, sweatpants or shorts, the 574 is always a safe styling option.

Are the New Balance 574’s comfortable?

The use of New Balance’s ENCAP technology and the EVA foam outsole means that every step is cushioned, the trainer can offers day long comfort no matter the task, and an offering of stability and support makes it the ideal shoe for those who plan to be on their feet all day.

How do I care for my New Balance 574’s?

The New Balance 574’s are made using a variety of overlaying materials, and while they are rugged and durable, it doesn’t mean that they are dirt-proof. To prolong their lifespan we recommend giving them a spray with Crep Protect before wear, and cleaning them down with Jason Mark’s Cleaning solution if they get awfully dirty.