Dropping as part of the ‘Protection Pack .’ the New Balance 2002R ‘Purple’ transforms the retro-inspired lifestyle runner with a uniquely deconstructed sensibility. The upper combines breathable grey mesh with suede overlays in complementary shades of violet and lavender. Ragged edges combine with an exposed foam tongue to enhance the shoe’s distressed aesthetic. Anchoring the sneaker is a two-tone N-ergy midsole . reinforced underfoot by a faux-oxidized black rubber outsole.