Inspired by the history of American craftsmanship, the Independence Day sneaker was designed in New York City and made in Skowhegan, ME with a red, white, and blue colourway and ABZORB® sole.
A limited number of J.Crew x New Balance 998 Independence Day sneakers will be released at 10am on June 14th at the Liquor Store in New York City, The Grove in Los Angeles, and On Lan in Hong Kong, with the first 20 customers also receiving an exclusive Ebbets Field Flannels hat.
The sneakers will be available in select stores in New York, Boston, LA, Costa Mesa, San Francisco, Honolulu, London, Hong Kong and at www.jcrewmens.com from June 18th onwards.
Please see below for additional information on the sneaker as well as links to high-res images and the J. Crew blog for more info on the sneaker’s made in the USA backstory.