Japan’s WTAPS and New Balance have announced the release of the “M992WT”, a collaborative take on the New Balance’s 992 Made in USA silhouette.
WTAPS dresses this 992 in a military-inspired olive and grey color scheme. WTAPS branding has been incorporated into the heel, tongue, and insoles. A hit of orange appears on the midsole, a stylistic choice that references the Japanese brand’s own design identity.
The WTAPS x New Balance M992WT releases at select retailers in Japan (see below for list) on May 1st, 2020 for a retail price of ¥ 39,600. Outside of Japan, the shoe will be available via Dover Street Market and select WTAPS retailers. You can learn more about the project from New Balance’s Tetsuya Masano and WTAPS’ Toru Nishiyama here.
WTAPS x New Balance M992WT
Style Code: 201NBNBD-FW01S
Release Date: May 1, 2020
Price: ¥ 39,600
Photos: WTAPS, timsuen
- WTAPS ONLINE STORE https://www.wtaps.com/
- HOODS SENDAI 022-723-6681 (telephone mail order)
- HOODS KANAZAWA 076-265-6990 (phone mail order)
- HOODS NAGOYA 052-243-3278 (telephone mail order)
- HOODS OSAKA 06-6537-0822 (telephone mail order)
- HOODS HIROSHIMA 082-545-3204 (telephone mail order)
- HOODS MATSUYAMA 089-934-8771 (telephone mail order)
- HOODS FUKUOKA 092-738-5366 (phone mail order)
- DSMG E-SHOP https://shop.doverstreetmarket.com/jp/
- RON HERMAN (Release date undecided) http://ronherman.jp/
- UNION TOKYO https://www.uniontokyo.jp/
- United Arrows & Sons Online Store https://store.united-arrows.co.jp/shop/uasons/
- New Balance Official Online Store https://shop.newbalance.jp/