Verdict from +100 user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • The majority of the users express that the New Balance All Coasts 425 is one comfortable and stylish shoe. 
  • Several shoe wearers note that this trainer has high-quality materials.
  • A handful of testers describe that the shoe is durable and well-constructed.
  • Many purchasers share their happiness over the shoes’ nice, classic look.
  • Numerous reviewers state that this sneaker is versatile when it comes to various activities they can do when donning on the NB All Coasts 425.
  • New Balance enthusiasts notice how lightweight this kick is.
  • A number of individuals mention that they get compliments when they wear the All Coasts 425.
  • For a modest price, this sneaker is stylish, quips many wearers.
  • Much like the other NB budget-friendly sneakers, several shoe hunters say that they are interested in buying another pair.

3 reasons not to buy

  • For a skate shoe, the forefoot area feels too tight, states many testers.
  • Many skaters find that the outsole is too stiff for a skate shoe.
  • A couple of reviewers find that this shoe lacks arch support.

Bottom line

The New Balance All Coasts 425 is a great everyday shoe as it has the makeup of two classic NB silhouettes, the NB520 and the NB620. The combination of both shoes, plus the infusion of a laid-back vibe and an updated rubber outsole, provides the utmost comfort and ample traction, ensuring a sturdy court sneaker to fit whatever activity the wearer intends.

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Good to know

The NB All Coasts AM425 is available exclusively in men’s sizing. Given that skaters prefer a snug fit to be able to do their routines; however, many reviews state that the width measurement on this retro-inspired shoe seems too narrow. Many wearers recommend getting this half to a full size up when purchasing the footwear, depending on how wide one’s feet is.

It is best to go over the site’s reviews and recommendations to be able to find the right fit.

No matter the activity, the upper’s mesh-and-suede fusion gives ample ventilation for an odor-free foot.

With most available colorways in basic tones of black, white, grey, and navy blue, figuring out what outfits match with the All Coasts 425 can range from casual to corporate.

  • Cool in corporate. One can put on khaki pants, a blue plaid polo, and a pair NB All Coasts425 in grey/white colorway on feet.
  • A pair of olive green chino shorts, a brown shirt, and a navy blue All Coasts 425 completes a casual summer outfit.

Different colorways feature different upper materials. Depending on one’s preference, there is a suede-mesh material upper and a leather-mesh. Textile-lined padded collar and tongue provide protection and additional comfort.

“N” logo is stitched on both sidewalls, while the running NB logo is printed on the heel against leather or suede patch.

Non-marking outsole feature pivot points on the front and back for more grippy traction and stability.

Starting out as selling orthotics in 1906 in Boston, New Balance has come a long way since then. 

Recognized globally as a sneaker brand, New Balance has expanded its horizon and venturing into the skating community in 2013 under its New Balance Numeric collection to cater to the younger market.

New Balance crafted a range of numeric shoes from their heritage line and mash-up iconic silhouettes to form a model that fits into the lifestyle or the skating category. Among the lineup is the New Balance All Coasts AM425, which is well-received by skaters and non-skaters alike for the sleek and classic design.

  • NB 425 branding is stitched on to the tongue.
  • Some colorways feature contrast insole lining and gum-colored outsole.

Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com