The base of the upper is a light grey nylon material showing on the toe box, the quarter and the collar. The pigskin suede overlays on the toe cap, the split eyebrow, the eyestay panel and the heel panel are all in Rain Cloud grey. The oversized “N” branding on the lateral quarter, also in suede, in the titular dark Nimbus Cloud grey. New Balance text branding in light grey is embossed on the medial heel. This shoe meets the brand’s “green leaf standard”, which means the upper is made of at least 50% recycled content and the sole unit is at least 3% bio-based or 5% recycled content. The wraparound, trail-inspired black lugged outsole finishes off the design of the shoe.