The New Balance MW956 walking shoe is tough enough for rainstorms and snowy city streets and cool enough for casual Fridays. This women's walking shoe features a leather and mesh upper with GORE-TEX® waterproof protection and a gusseted tongue to keep debris out. ABZORB® cushioning lends lasting comfort and absorbs shock, while the Ndurance® non-marking rubber outsole provides reliable traction in the New Balance 956 athletic shoe.
We live out in the country and this is the only shoe (that I found) that will withstand walking on a gravel road and in wet grass. I walk in the morning so there is always dew on the grass so I needed a shoe that was waterproof so my feet wouldn't get wet while I was walking. These shoes are also good on gravel. You don't feel like you are walking on gravel. Some shoes you can feel the stones through the shoe bottom.
This shoe is very well made. I wear an 8.5D and the shoe runs just a bit narrow so I returned them. If the shoe came wider I would have reordered because they fit what I was looking for-- well made, leather for long life, attractive even on wider feet. My orthodics fit well with the depth of heel and instep shape.
I LOVE these shoes! I needed something to keep my feet dry every morning when I walk with the dog through a dew-soaked field. These shoes are not only comfortable, but my feet and socks stay bone dry the whole walk!
First I ordered a size larger than normal because I had read that other shoes by this maker run small. Not so with this shoe, however, because the arch support was beyond my arch, so I exchanged it for my regular size. The medium width is fine with socks and/or tights for cool weather. I bought this shoe for walking in mountainous terrain and in a large hotel complex where I was to attend a seminar. The shoe, which was a bit stiff at first, performed its function well in varied terrains. My plantar fascietis has seemed to improve over the several weeks I have worn this shoe on a daily basis. It's been a good investment for my feet.
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