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New Balance pays tribute to the 990 with the Made 1978

A modern interpretation of one New Balance's most popular sneakers.
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New Balance Made 1978

Born in 1978, the 990 set the bar for shoe technology when it launched four years later in 1982 and now the company is paying tribute to the popular sneaker with the Made 1978. Using modern materials and manufacturing methods, the 1978 features a three-piece upper made from suede and leather. For the sole, New Balance called upon Vibram to create a one-piece injection sole unit to enhance comfort and durability. 

New Balance's Made 1978 will launch on March 18th in three colorways. 


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