FamousFootwear.com asked: Why did you choose this?
- Christine: "love new balance for wide feet"
- Jan: "good walking shoes"
- Kathleen: "Comfort, style and price"
- Ann Marie: "I needed new sneakers. I always get walking sneakers. I was told that the higher the sneaker number the better the sneaker."
- E. Louise: "I've had these type of sneaker in the past and found them to be quite comfortable. I find that as my shoes wear, I need to replace them or my knees and hips bother me."
- Ann: "narrow and name brand"
- Donna: "I like them and they are the only sneakers that fit my wide feet"
- Debra: "Daughter has short chubby feet and we're hoping these will work for her."
- Kathleen: "I've been wearing this particular shoe for several years. It's the only tennis shoe that fits me comfortably."
- michael: "round toe box"
- S: "Because it was available in X-wide. I am on my feet all day and like the extra room. I hope you continue to make extra wide sizes available to customers. Thanks"
Darlene asked: Since New Balance encourages selection of their shoes based on the shoe last (as well as the usual size and width), what is the shoe last designation for this shoe?
- Natalie (staff): "Hi Darlene, The shoe last designation for this shoe is SL-2. Thank you, Natalie FamousFootwear.com"
Cassandra asked: How heavy is this shoe (weight)? I need to find a shoe that is lightweight.
- Janet: "Cassandra, I found this shoe to be a bit heavier than my normal tennis shoe, although, not to the extreme. I did not notice it in walking so much, but to physically pick up the shoe, you can tell the difference."
- E. Louise: "This is a medium weight shoe. It's not "heavy" nor is it as lightweight as other shoes. But I feel the weight goes with the better shoe."
- Carolyn: "I would consider this a medium weight shoe. It is not what I would call light, but it is not heavy."
- Kathleen: "The #577 is very light and extremely comfortable. I have rheumatoid arthritis and it is the only shoe I wear. I highly recommend it."