Ball and Buck x New Balance

first_img How to Shave With a Straight Razor Where to Find Artwork to Match Your Style 5 Canadian Lifestyle Brands You Need to Know It only makes sense that two companies from ‘America’s Walking City’ would pair up to make one helluva good looking sneaker.Boston based Ball and Buck, an all American company, proudly making everything Stateside or working with American businesses, partnered with fellow Bostonian, New Balance for a limited edition kick. The US 574 in mountain green with Ball and Buck’s proprietary camo in 10oz duck cloth and pops of orange on the heel and footbed is already causing fans to lick their chops. The first collection sold out in one minute.We wanted to know more about their personal camo so we spoke to owner Mark Bollman who told us, “As an avid duck hunter I have always been around camouflage so when it was time to create a camo for Ball and Buck I knew exactly where to look.  With such a variety of different camouflage patterns over the years it was my goal to design a pattern that spoke to the heritage elements of Ball and Buck.”He continued, “ We crafted a design based on the camo that was used during WWII and adapted it to the colors of the wetlands which are primarily browns.  Working with a local artist the design was created and I headed to Tennessee to work with the printing house to ensure the colors were just right.  After a full day at the printer we had the finished product that would be come a staple part of the Ball and Buck brand alongside the blaze hunter orange, antique brass, waxed cottons, and full grain leathers.”If you do miss out on these kicks then you can always get the t-shirt, made in the USA of course. 10 Destination-Worthy Food Halls Throughout the U.S. Editors’ Recommendations Dickies 1922 Collection Offers Some of the Best Menswear Made in America last_img read more

Weak orders slow bus and coach business in May

* Total bus and coach registrations down 20% for the year to date* Small minibuses figures continue their long-term slide, down 33%* Big minibuses up 15%, big buses down 32% and coaches down 27%. ‘Last year’s registration figures were deeply distorted by the introduction of digital tachographs and Euro 4 emissions. That still makes meaningful comparisons virtually impossible,’ said Christopher Macgowan, SMMT chief executive. ‘Registration figures will continue poor for some months, though in a sector of this size the delivery or delay of an individual fleet order may often skew comparisons.’DownloadClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)