574 By New Balance; Step back into a classic retro style with the 574 New Balance running shoe. This model from the 'Out East' pack, is specifically designed for more rugged outdoor wear and features a vibrant blue, red and navy suede and mesh upper for a premium look and an ENCAP midsole for added support. This style also features a solid rubber outsole that provides long wearing durability.; - Suede/mesh upper- Lace up front- ENCAP EVA midsole- Rubber outsole- Running silhouette ; About New Balance; New Balance began as a Boston-based arch support company in the early 1900's, developed into a specialized shoe manufacturer in the 1970's, and has grown to become a leading global athletic products company. To ensure the best fitting, best performing shoes and apparel, they focus on improving technology and production methods. A big part of that is maintaining five manufacturing facilities in the United States and one in United Kingdom.