Our Lifestyle Enthusiasts
These dog days of summer leave us longing for the coming hunting season, but it does not shy an outdoorsman away from time-spent right where he belongs regardless of the season, outside. From Hankamer down the coast to Palacios, I found myself donning “The Sporting Gentleman” to accompany my feet on the many miles of these travels.
"To bridge the gap between the city and country, trail and boat, road and garden is precisely what the New Balance X Ball and Buck 585 has accomplished. As an ecologist, storyteller, and sporting gentleman, I had the opportunity to bring the 585 along for a ride from the shores of California to the coast of New England."
“I’ve never really worn sneakers on a day to day level, because I had never been able to find one that fit my outdoor lifestyle, as well as assimilate into my wardrobe full of earth tones. These shoes did both, and will be a staple in my footwear stable for years to come.”
The New Balance x Ball and Buck 585
Ball and Buck has joined forces with New Balance for the New Balance x Ball and Buck Made in USA 585 “Sporting Gentleman.” The “Sporting Gentleman” is inspired by our very own Signature Plaid, which is representative of our brand and lifestyle. Borrowing from traditional plaids of heritage hunting estates, the earthy, natural tones with accents of classic navy and orange blaze incorporate everything that it means to be a “sporting gentleman” and stay true to our sporting roots. We made this shoe to be worn, to be used, and most importantly to be beaten to hell. We've partnered with three friends of the brand to have them do just that - check out all of their adventures below.