The New Balance Minnie Mouse Collection Is Adorable Athleisure
Inspired by Minnie's signature polka-dot dress, these sneakers will probably put an extra hop in your box jump.
With her iconic yellow heels, Minnie Mouse doesn't seem like much of a gym rat (sorry, mouse). But judging by a new Minnie-inspired collection of sneakers from New Balance, we're going to assume she'd crush her workouts.
The collaboration makes a lot of sense, since New Balance is the official running shoe of runDisney. (Psst, check out what this woman learned from running 20 Disney races.) And this year the running brand wanted to celebrate Minnie's 90th birthday (damn, she looks good, right?!) by making over some of New Balance's iconic running shoes and cross-trainers, reports Footwear News. The resulting capsule collection is way more chic than it is cartoonish-think sleek black-and-red trainers with subtle polka dots or barely-there mouse ears. (Related: Lisa Frank Now Has Workout Clothes for Women)
The best part is that the six limited-edition styles in the tribute collection comprise some of New Balance's greatest high-tech and high-fashion styles, including the Fresh Foam Cruz and FuelCore NERGIZE. Here's a peek at the magical designs.
FuelCore NERGIZE, an ultralight shoe designed to slip on and off, gets an update with punchy red elastic and low-key polka dots.
Fresh Foam Cruz now comes in a kickass black-on-black.
The iconic 1865 walking shoe still features its signature supportive sole, but the 1865 Disney design also comes with a cute red-and-white band of polka dots.
The 711v3 cross-trainer is a great way to add a pop of color to your workout wardrobe if you typically have a closet full of plain black and white sneakers.
Finally, there's the new 574 Disney, which comes in red and black and is pretty much made for a street style Insta post.
The full Minnie Mouse x New Balance collection is available now exclusively online at NewBalance.com.
All photos courtesy of New Balance.