The New Balance 990 maintains a 30-year legacy of iconic style, brilliant performance and American craftsmanship. The 990v4 is no exception to this tradition, featuring a premium leather upper with mesh inserts to enhance breathability. The enhanced midsole design supplies the perfect blend of cushioning and stability, while the lace keeper ensures that the tongue remains comfortably in place. And the ABZORB midsole with ENCAP technology promotes a healthy gait and delivers excellent stability, mile after mile. The fourth generation of the legendary 990 series offers the ideal blend of cushioning and support in a timeless look that never goes out of style.