New Balance really know to stay in their lane, and as the old saying goes, "If it ain't broken, don't fix it". And what we mean by all that philosophical banter is that NB know their target audience, and they know them well. That being said, we totally fsck with these 997s. Simple suiting of grey suede, complementary mesh and a sliver red – perfect! Feature LV has got 'em if you want 'em.