A long time ago, my mother told me there would come a day when I preferred comfort and functionality over style. While that day hasn't necessarily arrived when it comes to my sneaker collection, I will say that comfort is a huge factor when I make a purchase these days because, why pay for a dope shoe that looks good, but feels crappy? Nobody has time (or money) for that. That said, is the New Balance 990GL3 the most visually appealing shoe we've ever seen? Nope. Is it one of the more comfortable models in recent memory? Abso-freakin-lutely.

Our favorite overseas lady sneaker boutique, Naked CPH, decided to showcase this oft-ignored silhouette in a few out-and-about snaps. The streets of Copenhagen set the stage for the NB 990GL3 and showed us that comfort can look pretty darn good.

If you'd like to get your hands on a pair of the New Balance 990GL3 (and if you happen to be anywhere near Copenhagen) join Naked CPH on Friday at Naked Pilestræde for the release of the iconic running shoe. Cold beers will also be there for your taking so, yea, go and be merry.

If you're posted up in the US, Naked will release the shoe online on Friday, October 16th at Nakedcph.com at 19.00 CET.