The Made in USA New Balance 997 represents the best of American footwear manufacturing. NB make it a special occasion with a metal N logo on a new black colourway. A closer look sees the black leather upper receive a classy woodgrain texture, contrasted by tonal suede inserts. Below is the revered EVA ENCAP midsole.
Yes, they are $300, but if all goes to plan, they are a lifetime sneaker. Get them from New Balance right now. Sizes 5 to 13 with half sizes are available, so almost everybody can wear them.