Wake N' Watch: New Balance x J.Crew Sneaker Collection

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The New Balance 1400 is worn by everyone from young Japanese streetwear devotees to middle-aged American gym teachers. Adding on to its ever-expanding list of advocates, American retailer J.Crew has decided to collaborate with the world-famous sneaker company to produce two unique suede pieces---one in navy, and the other in moss green---applying the coveted silhouette. This unison of two noted brands is worth highlighting for its domestically produced features at New Balance's own factory in Skowhegan, Maine. The clip above features Frank Muytjens, Head of Men's Design at J.Crew, explaining the genesis of the project, and exclusive scenes of the actual production process. Check out how these one-of-a-kind sneakers were made.

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Tags: fashion, j-crew, new-balance, wake-n-watch
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