Casablanca and New Balance are teaming up once again, this time on a brand new silhouette called, the XC-72.
The New Balance XC-72 was designed by New Balance designer Charlotte Lee, who also led the creation of the 327. Dressed in a familiar Orange and Green color scheme that was used on the original Casablanca x New Balance 327 styles, but also incorporates White leather and Grey suede overlays. A large “N” branding on the midfoot, co-branded tongues atop a White midsole and Green rubber outsole completes the design.
Casablanca New Balance XC-72 Release Date
Look for the Casablanca x New Balance XC-72 styles to release on August 27th on Casablanca’s site followed by a global release on August 28th via NewBalance.com. The retail price tag is set at $150 USD.
Release Date: August 27, 2021 (Casablanca)
Release Date: August 28, 2021 (Global)
UPDATE 8/13: Casablanca has officially unveiled their New Balance XC-72 collaboration following its first debut during Casablanca’s AW21 film “Grand Prix.” This launch between the global athletic brand and après-sport fashion house will include colorways inspired by world class luxury car design, reminiscent of the rows of exotic cars seen decorating Monaco’s winding roads.
Initially being offered in two distinct colorways: the Orange and Green combined with tonal White and Grey accents is a direct reference and homage to the brands already iconic initial sneaker launch. The second sees a bold combination of Red and Yellow contrasted against White and Black accents, the colors further inspire a connection to luxury sports cars, the Black outsole unit reminiscent of racing tires.
The limited-edition collaboration, will launch exclusively on Casablanca’s site on August 27th with the New Balance global launch on August 28th.
UPDATE 8/10: Casablanca has just announced that there is another New Balance XC-72 collab on the way. The shoe is inspired by the world of racing dressed in a mix of Red and Yellow. A global launch of this collab is coming soon.