New Balance has always create strong atypical colorways throughout their catalogue. However, they have always put quality and performance above all. Absolute staple models such as the M998, and the newly-reintroduced M997 are just two silhouettes that released with an all-grey colorway initially. Grey, suede, and mesh are words that have become synonymous with New Balance throughout their illustrious career. So when a model such as this, the M996 - Grey returns, it is understood that it is ripe with pure quality. This Made in USA silhouette features an all-grey makeup, composed of suede with a tonal mesh vamp. Large 3M hits are seen on the "N"-logo and "NB"-embroidered heel tabs. The shape is impeccable, the quality is pristine, and the silhouette is just a classic. Its return is lauded, never overdone. The New Balance M996 - Grey is available now at Kith Manhattan and online at KithNYC.com.