Known for its innovative outdoor apparel and gear, Japanese lifestyle creator Snow Peak has teamed up with sneaker giant Tokyo Design Studio New Balance for a utilitarian heavy 3-in-1 Niobium Concept 1.
Acting as the second installment to the duo’s collaborative efforts, the upcoming collection will include both footwear and apparel items inspired by “Camp Fishing.” The footwear model spotlighted is the Snow Peak x New Balance “TBS Niobium Concept 1” that includes the sole unit of the trail running model “MT801”.
Acting as a 3-in-1 option, the sneaker’s upper can be replaced with eVent’s waterproof booties and sandal lining, therefore creating three silhouettes: waterproof boots, outdoor sandals, and indoor slippers. Final details on the technical bootie include a signature “N” logo on the lateral sides and a co-branded insignias on the insoles.
Look for the Snow Peak x New Balance “TBS Niobium Concept 1” to release on August 29 at select Japanese retailers. The retail price tag is set at ¥35,000 JPY (approximately $330 USD).
Release Date: August 29, 2020
Price: ¥35,000 JPY