New Balance’s vast selection of dad shoes just got dad-ier. The Boston-based sportswear company’s trail-ready 610 sneaker finally got the Realtree camouflage makeover it’s long been craving.
It’s not even the wildest look for the 610 that
Wearing an otherwise ordinary earth-toned colorway — including appreciable beige suede, panels of brown mesh, and a versatile black sole — New Balance’s Realtree 610 is one Crimson Tide T-shirt and pair of floor-length Wranglers away from heading out to the bar for a round of cornhole, Natty Daddies included.
And yet, the camo-covered NB sneaker is tasteful enough to appeal the legions of young kids who’ve ironically appropriated Realtree and similar hunting-adjacent gear into their wardrobes. It works both ways, best of both worlds.
That’s the power of New Balance’s incredibly strong design language, which allows the venerable sportswear brand to dish both
New Balance’s Realtree 610 shoes are technically part of the Spring/Summer 2024 collection but they’re already available at select stockists, like
Actually, that’s a lot of money for an invisible shoe. Get it? Because camouflage makes
But, in all seriousness, an impressive feat to make a delicate proposition — stylish camouflage sneaker — actually work. Surprising it took New Balance this long to join