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Levi’s x New Balance 1300 collaboration

For spring ’20, New Balance and Levi’s are presenting a special edition iteration of the 1300 sneaker, a new take on the sneaker company’s classic Made in USA silhouette that is celebrating its 35th anniversary.

The sneaker — which is manufactured in New Balance’s facility in Skowhegan, Maine — is made with several Levi’s staples including suede that resembles the color of the signature back patch on its jeans and its deadstock White Oak XX52 denim (which comes from the now closed White Oak Mill, a manufacturer that produced selvedge denim domestically). It also features several hits of orange (including the Orange Tab on the outside left foot), a White Oak woven label on the tongue and a hangtag with “Levi’s for feet” branding that’s inspired by graphics from the archives of both brands. The dual-brand is also manifested via the orange and tan collector’s box.