Known and respected by many sneaker connoisseurs, New Balance continues to turn heads with the “Made in USA” collection. Introducing the “Authors Collection”, showing respect to prodigious American authors, New Balance formed a collection stimulated from their stories and moments. Released today, the New Balance Distinct Author 997, made with rich, premium, suede. Continuing the New Balance Distinct Author collection, the New Balance 996, made with a premium suede and sandy dust color, with pigskin and bison upper. Last but not least, the most sought after pair of the Distinct Author pack, the New Balance 1300 made in Cone Mills denim, premium suede, and hits of brown leather.