Who should buy the New Balance 574 Reflective

This sporty New Balance sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a sneaker with an iconic silhouette that adds to stylish looks
  • You are after a shoe with great foot support for everyday wear

New Balance 574 Reflective Logo

Style of the New Balance 574 Reflective

The sneaker’s timeless suede and mesh upper materials create a polished style while being firmly established in New Balance’s uncompromising commitment to great quality. Utilizing great color blocking with different materials has given this iconic silhouette admirable longevity.

New Balance 574 Reflective Mesh upper

For fans of the street-savvy style, the streamlined construction and clean finish of the shoe easily makes the sneaker a great option to consider. They are most versatile and go well with a variety of outfits and colors.

New Balance 574 Reflective Laces

What immediately catches the eye, even in low light, is the reflective N logo on the sides of the shoe as well as the heel tab. This distinguishes the sneaker from other diverse editions of the New Balance 574 model.

New Balance 574 Reflective Reflective N Logo

Notable Features

Aside from having a timeless appeal, the sneaker utilizes New Balance’s ENCAP midsole technology, providing optimal support and durability. Originally built for the outdoors, this modern favorite fits right into today’s trend of wearing the same pair of sneakers for athletic and usual day-to-day living.

New Balance 574 Reflective Midsole

History of the New Balance 574 Reflective

Rooted in New Balance’s rich heritage, the New Balance 574 debuted in 1988. It was created by combining 2 different New Balance shoes, and has been dubbed as the original “mashup.” The upper was constructed with either leather or suede in combination with nylon mesh.

New Balance 574 Reflective Toebox

In 2003, the model was re-issued and has been very popular ever since. It is probably the most famous and the most loved among New Balance’s iconic sneakers and has become a symbol of originality and innovation.

New Balance 574 Reflective Outsole

Simple yet appealing, the New Balance 574 is regarded as the affordable entry into the world of New Balance retro classics. Not only was it designed for performance, but it also featured an attractive and vibrant look.

Facts / Specs

Base model: New Balance 574
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: New Balance 574
Designed by: Steven Smith
Features: Reflective
Colorways: Grey / Red / Black / Blue

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.