Stay true to classic suede in the new 997 Athletic Shoe from New Balance! The New Balance 997 Athletic Shoe boasts a stylish retro trainer design made with suede uppers, ENCAP™ midsole for cushioning and support, and durable rubber outsole for flexible traction you can depend on. Available exclusively at Journeys Kidz!
Combination suede and mesh upper offers durability and breathability
Lace closure offers a secure fit
Padded tongue and collar for enhanced comfort and support
Cushioned ENCAP™ midsole provides supportive comfort and stability
Non-marking rubber outsole delivers flexible traction and durability
New Balance began as a Boston-based arch support company in the early 1900's, developed into a specialized shoe manufacturer in the 1970's, and has grown to become a leading global athletic products company. Today New Balance is a family of brands including New Balance, Dunham, PF Flyers, Aravon, Warrior and Brine. Since the days of selling arch supports to police officers and waiters, New Balance has been a brand concerned with meeting the needs of the everyday athlete. Part of producing superior footwear and athletic apparel is manufacturing it to fit all widths and sizes, because a better fit produces better performance. To ensure the best fitting, best performing shoes and apparel, we focus on improving our technology and production methods. We have maintained five manufacturing facilities in New England where we continue to rely on the skills and teamwork of our American workforce to produce a percentage of our athletic footwear. We have also remained strongly committed to a core set of company values that include integrity, teamwork and total customer satisfaction.
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