Who should buy the New Balance 1350

The New Balance 1350 is a walking shoe crafted to endure the harsh elements of treading in different environments. It uses waterproof mesh and synthetic materials that keep the foot supported and dry no matter what the weather is. It is a solid choice if: 

  • A shoe that offers ample forefoot space to accommodate wide foot dimensions is what you are after.
  • You are looking for a shoe with enough upper protection against snow and rain.

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Multisurface outsole

The outsole of the New Balance 1350 is made of rubber. This compound is designed to be hard-wearing in order to bear the harsh elements of various outdoor surfaces.

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The underside also features raised lugs that provide multi-directional traction on multiple types of terrain.

New Balance 1350 Lugs

Shock-absorbent midsole

The New Balance 1350 employs the Fresh Foam midsole. This material is engineered to be one of the most lightweight and softest midsoles from New Balance which is intended to deliver better shock absorption compared to traditional ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam.

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The lateral and medial sides at the rearfoot are slightly raised to enhance lateral support and hold the foot steady when walking on uneven surfaces.

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The New Balance 1350's upper

The upper of the New Balance 1350 utilizes mesh and synthetic materials. The said components have been created to be waterproof so trekking outdoors in unpredictable weather should not result in wet and soggy feet.

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Aesthetic and structure amplification

The synthetic overlays amplify the aesthetics and structure of the top while also ensuring that the underlying mesh is protected against abrasions.

New Balance 1350 Overlays

Snug lacing system

The trainer is equipped with a traditional lacing system. The laces pass through a single slot atop the tongue to ensure that the structure won’t slide to the sides while walking.

New Balance 1350 Lacing System

Locking down the rearfoot

Keeping the foot snuggly in place are the plush tongue and collar. The tongue prevents the laces from irritating the instep. The padded collar also locks the rearfoot down to avert accidental shoe removal.

New Balance 1350 Rearfoot

Facts / Specs

Weight: 12oz
Arch support: Neutral
Use: For standing all day, City
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Mesh
Features: Waterproof / Cushioned
Condition: Heavy person

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