The defining feature of Balenciaga’s popular Speed Knit Runner is undoubtedly its slip-on sock shoe construction, but that didn’t stop the buzzing brand from adding shoelaces to the otherwise minimalistic model.
Available now via Saks Fifth Avenue is a lace-up version of the Balenciaga Speed Knit Runner. The Italian-made kicks retain all of the features that made the original Speed Knit Runner a hit — including the knitted bootie fit and chunky segmented midsole — but introduce a traditional lacing system to the upper, allowing for an even snugger fit than before.
This new model is priced at $695, the same retail price as its laceless counterpart, and is available now in a white-based colorway with a black outsole and neon green laces. There’s also a tonal “Marine” navy blue look available for preorder that is expected to ship by March 25.
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