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New Balance ‘Year Of The Rat’ pack

We are bringing New Balance back for SS20 and part of our first drop is the ‘Year Of The Rat’ collection. Featuring three different models, the 1500, 670 and 577, all of them benefit from a Made in UK hallmark, which is testament to the impressive quality of each shoe. The 1500 takes its colour cues from a black rat, featuring a black pigskin upper with brown and white detailing throughout. The inner tongue features a graphic of the black rat as well as a red insole celebrating Chinese Year... Read More

New-Balance 990 and 9915 27/04/2018

A New Balance Themed Weekend Here At Stuarts London

New Balance are releasing two new colourways of classic silhouettes tomorrow, a pair of New Balance Made In USA 990’s in a red and navy colourway and a pair of New Balance Made In England 9915’s in a black and grey colourway. read more sneaker news on our blog.  New Balance are releasing two new colourways of their classic 990 and 9915 silhouette’s. As of late the Boston based sneaker company have been pushing their ‘heritage’ lines- being their Made In England and Made In USA line of shoes. This time... Read More

New Balance made in US grey and purple 997 24/04/2018

Check Out This Seasons Latest New Balance 997 Colourways

The New Balance 997 sneaker has a long a storied history, being re-released each season in new and exciting colourways. Here at Stuarts London we explore the two most current colourways of the classic New Balance 997. read more sneaker news on our blog. New Balance’s Made In US concept is one full of pride and patriotism, with the 997 sneakers being a perfect example of this. Proudly brandishing the moniker on the tongue of the sneaker. Having had enormous success with both their Made In England and Made In US... Read More


Unveiling The New Balance 1500

  UNVEILING THE NEW BALANCE MADE IN ENGLAND 1500 A delightful addition to our SS18 Catalogue and for fan’s of the New Balance label the first drops from the Made In England collection have now arrived. Featuring both the M1500PWK and the M1500CPK both colourways will offer a premium outlook for many footwear collections over the coarse of the coming months. Delivering all the high quality you’d expect from the New Balance factory in Flimby both iterations are constructed from a mix of premium soft suede and leather uppers, with mesh panels helping to... Read More

Sneaker Jargon Explained 01/02/2018

Anatomy of a Sneaker Silhouette – Sneakerhead Jargon Explained

Are you interested in a new pair of trainers but confused by all of the sneakerhead jargon? The anatomy of the sneaker can be a complicated thing, especially as shoes come in many different shapes and sizes whilst boasting many different technical features for varied purposes. Essentially, most trainers consist of the same basic parts . Here is an explanation of the jargon along with our glossary per brand   THE ANATOMY OF A SNEAKER SILHOUETTE   Toe Box – The toe box is usually made from leather or suede... Read More


New Balance Blue Tab Collection | Stuarts London

The New Balance Blue Tab Collection    7th February 2014 will see the global launch of The New Balance Blue Tab Collection. This is a Lifestyle capsule collection of lightweight running performance shoes that have been inspired by New Balance’s rich heritage in running. The innovative M890v3, MR1400 and MRC1600 were all designed for runners and gain enhanced performance from a REVlite midsole foam; which is 30% lighter than traditional foams, but delivers the same responsiveness. This Blue Tab series will be sold exclusively in Lifestyle accounts and this second... Read More

New Balance Spring/Summer 2012

New Balance  Spring/Summer 2012 Although New Balance is based in Boston, Massachusetts, it could easily be described as a British company. Founded by English immigrant William J. Riley in 1906, the company continues to manufacture shoes in both the US and the UK. The New Balance UK HQ has been situated in the coastal town of Flimby, Cumbria for almost 30 years. The factory there produces around 28,000 pairs of shoes every week. New Balance originally named each shoe based on the RRP, so for example the 990 would have... Read More

New Balance 577 – Farmers Market

Not due until End October 2012 at Stuarts London. Inspired by the British Farmer’s market, these shoes celebrate all that is British, hand crafted using premium materials for a truly special collection. The 577 made in England model get a wool lined inner, combined with cushioned herringbone inner fabric details. The outer is made up of premium waterproof millerain and nu-buck leathers adding to the appeal of style. New Balance is celebrating 30 years of production in the UK. We can confirm that two releases will be made, the first... Read More

New Balance: A Shoe to Run In

New Balance It started in 1906, when a 33 year-old waiter named William J. Riley decided to build arch supports that relieved the pain suffered by people who spent all day working on their feet. It is believed that Riley came up with the name “New Balance” by observing chickens in his yard.  Chickens, with their three-clawed foot, had perfect balance. Arthur Hall became the first commissioned salesman in 1927. His design fit better, and felt better than anything else on the market, and by 1909 Riley was listed in the... Read More