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If the already released colorways of the Fila 97 and the Mindbender weren’t really your style, then you might want to head over to to check out the “new” colorways they have for sale.  I put the word “new” in quotation marks because I am not sure when exactly the colorways released, only that I just stumbled upon them earlier today.  Also, while Fila made an official Instagram post about 12 weeks ago, showcasing the 97, they never specified a release date and instead asked if we as consumers were ready to see the colorway make a return this summer.  Well, it has.

While the 97 has already released in a USA and reflective colorway, this version of the 97 ditches the mesh tongues used on the previous versions and instead opts to go the all leather route.  The colorway itself isn’t that special, its primarily white and black but coincides with the recent colorways of the  M-Squad and MB.  Just a plain colorway,  but a clean one nonetheless.  You can cop it here for $97.


The Mindbender, which has already released in beige and lava, opts for a muted all grey look.  The shoe features several different shades of grey and is highlighted by the white polka dots on the interior liner.  Coming with a set of grey and white laces, the Mindbender is available here for $70.