Get off the beaten path and explore the undiscovered with the latest New Balance Urban Islander Collection by SBTG and Limited Edt. The capsule collection marks New Balance’s first-of-its-kind collaboration with two of Singapore’s most formidable streetwear authorities that have revolutionised and shaped the sneaker subculture, both locally and regionally.
Where tropical fun meets urban grit, the Urban Islander Collection embodies the free-spirited nature of world-renowned Singapore streetwear designer, Mark Ong, who goes by the moniker Mr Sabotage, and the tenacity of leading local niche sneaker boutique, Limited Edt.
“The Urban Islander collection is inspired by our beautiful country, which is both a metropolitan city and a tropical island. I wanted to transfer the unique feelings and impressions from the opposite spectrums onto this collaborative project, hence the name Urban Islander.”- Mark Ong, founder of streetwear label SBTG.
Headlined by the New Balance 327 sneakers and 900 sandals, the Urban Islander Collection is the re-imagination of New Balance’s iconic footwear through the eyes of Singapore’s OG sneaker artist.
Having designed for the likes of American musician, Mike Shinoda, and basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, the collection stays true to Mark’s signature military and vintage style, which sets the tone and elevates the identity of the Urban Islander.
The Urban Islander Collection also comprises of other merchandise including shirts, towels and a tote bag in summer-inspired motifs, camo prints and bold colours that complete the look, character and experience of an Urban Islander.
Aside from introducing a fresh and tropical take on local streetwear, the collaborative collection is also a celebration of the longstanding partnership between New Balance, SBTG and Limited Edt.
From 15 October – 16 November 2020, experience the Urban Islander lifestyle at the Urban Playground, located at Limited Edt’s first ready-to-wear and lifestyle concept, CHAMBER, Wisma Atria.
The New Balance Urban Islander Collection by SBTG and Limited Edt includes the 327 sneakers retailing for $189, 900 sandals with socks for $159, a shirt in two colour-ways for $89, a tote bag priced at $79, and a towel in three colour-ways priced at $39 and will be available exclusively at Limited Edt CHAMBER, urbanislander.limitededt.com and sbtgsurplus.com.