With a constant demand and seemingly high turn-around, collaborations are literally flooding the shops of premier retailers. Yet again, CNCPTS and New Balance are unleashing the “Regatta” or “Pool Blue” in propagation to the recent “Rosé” drop.
Leave your “Bankin” and forget about the “B’s” for a second, if you’re not from Boston simply sit down and pay attention. In coalition with Concepts, New Balance has integrated with the Boston-based retailer for yet another investiture. The Concepts x New Balance 496 “Pool Blue” comes to us from “Across the River”, which entails anything that lies on the other side of the Charles, often tinged with a derogatory connotation. Drawing influence from the Charles River and boating events, the “Pool Blue” deliverance depicts a full cow suede upper manufactured in fashionable boating colors- vibrant turquoise and red. The Concepts x New Balance 496 “Pool Blue” additionally boasts more nautically themed details including a non-marking gum rubber outsole, branded water graphic on the insole, and red reflective or turquoise flecked laces.