New Balance 1745 walking shoes are super lightweight and flexible to deliver comfortable transitions and a smooth walk. The PL-12 last provides a standard performance fit with a 12mm drop, refined shape into the toe box, more accommodating vamp area and increased toe spring. With the full-ground contact outsole, your feet will be planted confidently on the ground for a more stable experience. You'll love creating fashionable looks with these stylish shoes.Upper: FantomFit provides ultra-light support and fit, created by fusing two extremely thin materials with a no-sew process. Flat laces reduce irritation and pressure points. Padded tongue offers extended comfort. Mesh delivers breathable flexibility. Midsole: REVlite midsole provides premium responsiveness and durability at a 30% lighter weight than other foams with comparable performance. Ground contact EVA. Removable insole.Outsole: Full-ground contact rubber outsole.Featured in Prevention Magazine's "2014 Awards: Sneaker Buying Guide" for its superior cushioning without additional weight (April 2014).