Rei Kawakubo has developed a complete world with COMME des GARONS, comprising of several separate diffusion labels. And in addition to giving their own distinctive stylistic orientations, each has established their own footwear collaboration. This season, CdG HOMME has collaborated with New Balance to provide two muted colorways of the 550, both of which are now available.
The COMME des GARÇONS HOMME x New Balance 550 avoids violating what many already like about the style with its minimalist form and black and white color palettes. The shoe is constructed of the typical perforated and smooth leathers; at first look, it seems identical to the normal GR. However, the Japanese brand’s logo appears on the shoe’s heel and sockliner, a feature consistent with prior CdG collaborations.
Here is a comprehensive look at the COMME des GARCONS HOMME x New Balance 550 in white and black colours. Both are presently available at Dover Street Market at a premium price of $265 USD each.
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COMME des GARCONS HOMME x New Balance 550
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