You?ve seen them in detail, you?ve seen them at night, but inspiration has been undisclosed on the upcoming Nice Kicks x New Balance 1500. Until now. Our own Matt Halfhill discusses our latest collaboration, citing inspiration from the Mercedes 500E and the importance of using the finest materials with out kicking up the price. High-end honey buck, 3M tongue, and trademark red add personality and prestige to this December 16th release. Here the full story from the man that designed them.