The SI-577, in two colour way, white or orange, is the customization with STONE ISLAND aesthetics of the world famous NEW BALANCE 577: the unique style and the unbeatable comfort of a Made in the UK classic.
For sneakers addicts it’s not a mere shoe, born in 1989, it’s probably the most successful running shoes introduced between the tip of the 0’s and the start of the 0’s. It has always been produced in the new BALANCE factory of Flimby, Cumbria, North West England.
STONE ISLAND takes from its archive both historical materials and construction details:
RASO GOMMATO, a ready to be dyed material fabricated from military specification satin weave cotton bonded to a polyurethane cover. Introduced in84 . Used for the last of SI_577.
REFLECTIVE, highly reflective material composed by a polyester base with a coating of thousands of glass microsphere. Introduced in 91. Used for the shoe back tab.
PATCHES, in shake moulded rubber with raised graphic designs. Introduced in 88. Used to create the legendary “Nfeatured on all NEW BALANCE shoes.