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New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Metallic Silver Now Online

Excitement is in the air at Aphrodite as New Balance unveils its latest drop – the 1906 Protection Pack Metallic Silver.

Experience the perfect blend of tradition and modernity with NB’s latest release, skillfully fusing the brand’s storied heritage with cutting-edge design. Immerse yourself in a timeless silhouette, artfully inspired by the founding year of New Balance.

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The Protection Pack introduces a modern twist to the classic 1906D, featuring a mesh upper with deconstructed suede overlays for a sleek and urban appeal. This not only nods to the brand’s roots but also draws inspiration from the running shoes of the early 2000s, creating a timeless yet contemporary aesthetic.

New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Metallic Silver

What sets this release apart is the infusion of cutting-edge technology. With ACTEVA LITE and ABZORB SBS in the midsole, these trainers deliver unparalleled comfort and stability. The TPU heel cage ensures added support, while reflective detailing enhances visibility, making these sneakers not just stylish but functional for any occasion.

New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Metallic Silver Heel Cage

Inside, a moulded Ortholite sockliner and N-Ergy midsole provide a plush, cushioned feel, ensuring your feet stay comfortable throughout the day. The Stability Web technology adds arch support to the  Protection Pack Metallic Silver, and gel heel inlays absorb shocks, making these sneakers a perfect blend of style and performance.

New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Metallic Silver Reflection

Completing the look is a grippy rubber outsole that guarantees traction on any surface. Woven N logos and subtle detailing add a finishing touch, marking this release as a symbol of New Balance’s commitment to quality and style.

Don’t miss out on this exciting launch – head online now and secure your pair of the New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Metallic Silver. Elevate your footwear game with a blend of history, innovation, and undeniable style.

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack

2002R Protection Pack Ripstop: Where Style Meets Durability

Welcoming The 2002R Protection Pack Ripstop

We are thrilled to announce this long-awaited  New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Ripstop on October 1st; an even more durable and utilitarian development on a contemporary silhouette. This latest pack has landed in 3 colourways, including Dark Moss, Sandstone and Eclipse, giving you lot a wide array of options to adapt the shoe to your personal style. 

New Balance 2002r Protection Pack Ripstop

Durability Upgraded: The 2002r Protection Pack Ripstop Makeover

The 2002R silhouette has been a favourite among collaborators, with recent releases from Atmos, Shoe Palace, and DTLR garnering widespread attention. However, it’s the “Protection Pack” that has truly captured hearts with its future-relic vibe. This series has not only seen several successful collaborations but also over a dozen impressive inline releases.

New Balance 2002r Ripstop Protection Pack Toebox

One of the standout features of the protection pack is, of course, the jagged-edge overlays, adding a touch of ruggedness to the design. The exposed heels, revealing the iconic NB logo, add to the distinct charm of these sneakers.

New Balance 2002r Ripstop Protection Pack Heel Detail

However, the highlight of this Protection Pack iteration lies in the base layer – ripstop nylon. This tough and durable material ensures that the shoes can withstand any challenge thrown their way, making them perfect for the urban explorer. 

New Balance 2002r Ripstop Protection Pack Toggle

Adding to the utilitarian style, this update introduces a bungee lacing system, a first-time detail that offers both functionality and an edgy aesthetic. The fusion of durability and style in the New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Ripstop makes them a must-have for sneaker enthusiasts and fashion-forward individuals alike. 

Whether you’re a collector seeking the next pair or simply looking for footwear that can keep up with your pace, the New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Ripstop is the ultimate choice.

Don’t miss your chance to own a pair of these masterfully designed, soon-to-be iconic New Balance – head to Aphrodite Clothing in-store and online on the 1st of October and secure your favourite colourway before they’re gone.


New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Slate Grey

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Drops In Slate Grey

What is the New Balance Protection Pack
New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Slate Grey

Initially designed by Yue Wu the ‘Refined Future’ or as it’s more commonly known as, the ‘Protection Pack’ delivers a unique rugged aesthetic that we’ve all grown to love. Debuting back in 2021 the now signature aesthetic divided sneakerheads with its bold deconstructed visuals. Currently though, the collection is touted as one of the biggest must-haves in any footwear rotation and has been dubbed the trainer of the year by millions of loyal New Balance followers on social media.

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Slate Grey

The latest colourway to adorn the fan-favourite is a clean Slate Grey. The neutral tone engulfs the soft suede panels as they combine with a breathable mesh toe-box to produce a stunning, functional upper. As always various New Balance motifs decorate the model including ‘2002R’ and ‘NB’ lettering, while the brands iconic N logo is placed on each shoe. 3M reflective detailing provides visibility in low light conditions and the rugged aesthetic continues across the tongue, side panelling and toe-box.

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Slate Grey

Of course, New Balance’s eternal emphasis on comfort is displayed in this model with an Abzorb midsole and individual Abzorb SBS pods providing top-of-the-range cushioning and a wholly unique look. N-Ergy and Stability Web technology are also including in the function filled sole, offering incredible support and stability on-the-go.

Not one to miss out on, you can pick up your own pair of New Balance Protection Pack 2002R’s as they retail for just £149.00, cop both online and in-store at Aphrodite Clothing now.


New Balance 2002R Protection Pack in Black

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Drops In Black And Navy

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Trainers are some of the most sought after on the market, and while you may be kicking yourself for missing previous drops, you can rejoice in your chance to claim our latest arrivals.

Introducing the New Balance 2002R Protection Pack in both Navy and Black colourways…

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack in Black

They arrive as distressed as ever, with the deconstructed suede upper engulfing the breathable mesh base of the trainers. 3M reflective detailing also makes an appearance offering a bit of functionality to the contemporary style. Emblazoned across the side panelling is the Boston based brands iconic ‘N’ logo, which is paired with other New Balance motifs such as ‘NB’ and ‘2002r’ to stylise the shoe. The black pair serve in its urban aesthetic while the more refined Navy pair will slot into almost any aesthetic.

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Trainers in Navy
They aren’t all about style either, after all to New Balance comfort is king. that’s why you’ll find an incredibly soft foam tongue, spongy in-sole and Abzorb technology underfoot. A proprietary blend of soft EVA foam, Abzorb technology does what it says on the tin, absorbs shock and softens impact. Ideal for those constantly on the go.

That’s enough rambling on though, after all, if you want your chance to cop you’ll have to be quick. Head to our New Balance 2002R category where you can pick up the model for £149.00.

New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Trainers in Black

New Balance 1906 ‘Protection Pack’ Black Just Dropped

The 1906 is added to the brands sliced up offerings

New Balance have dominated the footwear game in 2022, with the brands ingenious marketing and killer styles propelling them to newfound popularity. One range that has garnered the most attention however, is the New Balance ‘Protection Pack’. Typically seen on the 2002R silhouette, the ‘Protection Pack’ iteration of a model sees the upper arrive in a slashed up suede with jagged edges and a unique outline.

New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Trainers in Black New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Trainers in Black

As the Boston based brand look to apply the aesthetic to the 1906 model, they’ve applied the same distinctive traits to the upper, with a breathable mesh base and dichromatic suede overlays of black and grey. The brands classic ‘N’ logo rests in the centre of the side panelling while to the rear, a heel cage offers support and stability. Underfoot a sole, not too dissimilar to the 2002Rs is applied, with in built N-Ergy technology and total comfort guaranteed.

New Balance 1906 Protection Pack Trainers in BlackNew Balance 1906 Protection Pack Trainers in Black

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New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Trainers

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack – Launch Info!

The New Balance 2002R ‘Protection Pack’ is back… and we’ve got two stunning new colourways heading your way.

New Balance have been killing the footwear game this year, the brand are truly on top of the world when it comes to trainer releases and a prime example of that is the 2002R Protection Pack. Selling out the second it hits the shelves at… well literally anywhere, the Protection Pack offers the 2002R silhouette with a rugged and distressed aesthetic, one that you lot clearly can’t get enough of.

New Balance 2002R Protection Pack Trainers

Previously dropping in more understated colourways such as ‘Raincloud’ or ‘Grey Mirage’, the 2002R hasn’t really been seen to rock colour, that is until now. Launching at 3PM on the 26/10/22 at Aphrodite, the 2002R Protection Pack is dropping in vivid colourways of ‘Light Artic Grey’ and ‘Lilac Chalk’.

New balance 2002R Protection Pack Trainers in Light Artic Grey

As always these kicks offer a super breathable mesh toe-box that’s intruded upon by rip-like multi-tonal suede overlays. To the shoes side panelling, ‘N’ branding is stitched alongside a more discreet 2002R motif. Underfoot the use of  N-Ergy technology and the brands stability web combine to offer incredible comfort cushioning and support. A combination of on-trend styling and timeless comfort, it really doesn’t get better than this.


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Watch the related 2002r Protection Pack video below, showcasing two new colourways on feet.