Working Class Heroes: This Weeks Top Picks
Author: Link Up TV Admin | Wednesday 21st April 2021
PRICE - £170
A pair of trainers from New Balance's Made In UK collection, made in Flimby, Cumbria, an hour's drive up the coast from our Ulverston store. The trainers are made from a blend of mesh and pigskin suede for durable breathability, with a soft and padded textile lining. It has an ABZORB midsole which is gripped with a rubber tread. Branding is proper simple and classic, with an embroidered script to the tongue panel, N logos to the sides and 991 embroideries to the heel, on a reflective detail.
PRICE - £150
A pair of trainers from New Balance's Made In UK collection, made in their Flimby factory, an hour's drive from our Cumbrian store. This version of the 577 has an upper of suede and mesh with a PU clip to the upper foot and a padded collar and tongue, lined with a super soft, slightly brushed textile. It has a shock-absorbent sock liner and an ENCAP midsole, along with a grippy rubber tread. Branding includes an embroidered script to the tongue and heel, reflective detailing, and N logos to the sides
PRICE - £170
A pair of trainers from New Balance's Made In England collection, made in our home county of Cumbria, 1500 is a classic from their archive. This version is made from a leather upper with a perforated toe and a padded collar and tongue with a textile lining. It also has a super comfortable and shock-absorbent sock liner, and the midsole is made from their ENCAP technology, with printed and debossed branding, and a grippy rubber tread. The trainer also features embroidered branding to the sides, tongue and heel.
PRICE - £250
This version is modelled on the original, only with up-to-date fabrics and features. The shell is made from 100% nylon ripstop which is durable yet lightweight and has been given a DWR (Durable Water Repellent) finish to add extra protection against wind and rain. It has an elasticated hem and cuffs for a flexible fit, and the stowable hood also features a drawstring. The insulation is made from Responsible Down Standard filling which has 700-fill-power, meaning incredible warmth for the wearer. This down filling is also lightweight, so you aren't encumbered during a climb.
The jacket features two zippered handwarmer pockets and an internal security pocket. Branding is super simple with an embroidered logo to the chest and rear shoulder. The Nuptse is a true masterpiece in both outerwear and fashion, and it's the ideal winter jacket for freezing weather, regardless of setting.