Concepts x New Balance 991.5 "Lake Havasu"

by Henrik Buzzi


Concepts and New Balance join forces once again for our latest collaboration on the Made in U.K. 991.5 "Lake Havasu." Celebrating the transatlantic partnership between Concepts and New Balance's Flimby, U.K. production facility, the project is inspired by the bizarre story of an American businessman relocating the London Bridge to Lake Havasu, Arizona, as a tourist attraction.

The Concepts x New Balance Made in U.K. 991.5 "Lake Havasu" features premium suede and nubuck uppers, reflective hits on the high-quality mesh tongue, heel tab, and "N" logo, white midsole with gold and tan panel highlights, gum outsole, three colors of shoelaces, special Concepts lace lock, and custom box. Manufactured in Flimby, England, this collaboration represents the final installation in a year-long partnership between Concepts and New Balance, spread across seven different releases, all with extensive back-stories. The Concepts x New Balance Made in U.K. 991.5 "Lake Havasu" will release January 19 on CNCPTS.com. (*online-only release)