The New Balance 365 is designed as a walking shoe. The overall construction of this product aims to deliver a comfortable ride for everyday wear. It features the CUSH+, a cushioning unit that offers both comfort and a stable platform. It is meant to be durable as it serves as the outsole of this footwear.
This walking shoe from New Balance features the CUSH+ midsole. This proprietary foam technology is engineered to be soft for shock absorption, but durable, so it does not quickly wear out. The underside has flex grooves in the forefoot area to promote foot flexion. It also has tread patterns that enhance the traction of the platform.
This product comes with a removable molded foam insole. It adds another layer of comfort and protection to the pads of the foot.
The New Balance 365 employs a mesh material for its upper. This fabric is soft to promote movement and breathable to keep the interior well ventilated.
Synthetic overlays form a cage-like structure in the midfoot that integrates with the lacing system. This design adds lateral support when the laces are tightened.
Felt-like fabric overlays reinforce the toe box and quarter sections. They protect the underlying mesh fabric from abrasion. Perforations in the quarter promote heat dissipation.
The traditional lace-up closure keeps the foot securely inside the trainer. The instep is kept comfortable by the padded tongue as it prevents the laces from cutting the top of the foot.
The plush collar keeps the ankle area free from irritation. It also holds the foot down and prevents accidental shoe removal.