Original Story (09/06/21): Following a couple teasers, Salehe Bembury shares a full look at his next New Balance collab, the 574 “YURT.”

The footwear designer extraordinaire follows up his New Balance 2002R collabs with a unique take on the 574 silhouette. Bembury dresses the uppers in an earthy grey hue, utilizing a mix of hairy suede and mesh netting for its construction. The uppers sit atop new tooling, comprised of a white pebbled ABZORB midsole with grey segments and a black rubber outsole with heavy duty traction. There also a mouthpiece on the back of the heel that acts a whistle which can be used to signal for help if you get lost in the wilderness.

Grab a full look at the Salehe Bembury x New Balance 574 “YURT” below. Expect a release later this year. Stay tuned to Modern Notoriety for more release info and additional updates.

Salehe Bembury x New Balance 574 “YURT”
Release Date: Fall/Winter 2021

Update (09/30/21): Following the teaser, Salehe shares a full 1.5 minute promo video titled “Universal Communication” that showcases five colorways of the “YURT” 574 as well as apparel and accessories from the FW21 collection. Check it out below alongside the campaign photos:

Update (09/13/21): Salehe Bembury has shared a teaser video for his New Balance 574 “YURT” collab. It stars Jesse Williams and features a new colorway of the model. The video confirms that the mouthpiece on the back of the heel is indeed a whistle, which could come in handy for lost hikers. Stay tuned for release info.


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