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What better way to celebrate Labor Day Weekend than indulging in your sneaker habit with a pair of fresh, American-made kicks? Find out more Footwear News and shop these American-made styles below:
Labor Day weekend is here, and it is much more than an extended weekend to relax.
It’s also a great time to support workers by purchasing American-made goods. And while there are a number of footwear brands that offer made-in-U.S. shoes, the options in the athletic sneaker category are far more limited.
New Balance is the only major sneaker brand to manufacture sneakers in America, but the good news is the Boston-based brand has plenty of styles to choose from. Whether you’re seeking a retro look or a more modern sneaker, there’s a good chance New Balance has what you’re looking for.
Shop the best American-made sneakers out now below.
1. 1978 Made in the USA
Cut from premium suede with a deconstructed collar, the 1978′ men’s sneaker offer a premium fit, upgraded design elements, and supreme comfort.
2. 1400 Connoisseur
The 1400 is one of the label’s most ubiquitous styles. Crafted from suede with a padded EVA footbed, this style is designed with both aesthetics and comfort in mind.
3. 990 V4 Running Shoes
These performance running shoes let you take your sneaker style to the streets (or treadmill). This classic style is designed to offer runners the ideal balance between comfort and stability.
4. 996 Made in USA Bringback
This laid-back 996 offers men who prefer to make a subtle statement with their sneaker game. It’s designed to offer the supreme shock absorption for all day comfort.
5. 998 Desert Heat
Designed and crafted in New England, this popular New Balance style has been upgraded with a color palette inspired by the desert.
6. 585 Classic
Reissued using its original premium materials, the 585 Made in USA running shoe features a suede and rip-stop mesh upper for a fresh take on classic style.
7. 1300 Heritage
With Made in USA craftsmanship and a bold color combination this finer sneaker features premium comfort and fit that is ready to embark on whatever adventure awaits.
8. New Balance 990 V2
The classic 990v2 silhouette gets a new update with a luxe nubuck and mesh upper. Plus, it’s designed with ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorption.
9. 997 Coumarin Pack
This limited-edition sneaker features reflective accents, with touches of mesh finishing adding to its distinctive look.
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