Life can seem pretty black and white sometimes. But even with a monochrome perspective, true beauty can still be found. Before you write this off as just a black and white shoe, take a minute to really appreciate the aspects that make it more than just a black and white shoe. The careful contrasting balance of white against a majority of black. The subtle placement of contrasting branding. For all of you who think that designing a sneaker is as simple as click and select, that might be true; but creating a truly timeless and great sneaker, that, our friends, takes a lot more savvy. So we put forward the question, are these black and white New Balance 997s worth your hard earned money? The answer is, 'How long is a piece of string?' Right now at Sneaker Politics.