4.4 out of 5 stars!!
The sporty NB 847KM offers you motion control technology with the added feature of being lightweight. These shoes are specifically designed for low arches and over-pronation. The Rollbar feature ensures you have all the stability you need while walking. You will stay cool during exercise with the ample mesh featured on this walker. The Phantom Liner dries ultra quickly giving you lasting comfort from foot moisture. New Balance put their patented Walking Strike Path NDurance technology on the rubber outsole which will ensure great traction in any kind of terrain.
Features of This Product
● Combination of leather and synthetic
● Rubber sole for durability
● Walking Strike Path NDurance technology
● Lightning DryTM fabrication to keep your feet dry
● Assembled in the USA, proudly being the only company making athletic footwear in the United States
● Part of the Lace Up For a Cure collection
● Available in Grey/Pink, White/Blue and Black
New Balance packs much of it’s technology in this shoe to offer you total stability. It’s the Rollbar technology that creates superior motion control while enhancing your gait as you walk. The leather is designed in the right spots to ensure your ankles are well supported. The rubber sole prevents you from slipping, giving you sure-footed traction on any terrain. With the option of lacing up to the ankle, you have option for even more stability if necessary.
Something that makes this shoe stand out is that it’s lightweight even with all the design features that give you stability, comfort and support. There is ample mesh incorporated into the shoe making it light and breathable. They also have leather in the design for durability and support purposes. New Balance designed enhanced arch support and ensured there is plenty of shock absorption in the heel. The technical aspects enhance your movement so you’ll be walking comfortably for hours.
One of the most noticeable features for comfort is the super fast drying Phantom Liner technology. The mesh acts much like a cooling system too so you will never experience moist feet after you’ve exerted yourself. New Balance gave just the right amount of padding into this shoe. From the padded collar through the midsole and to the toe, they will ensure you can wear them with comfort from day one. There is plenty of space in the toe box and the heel offers superior shock absorption. New Balance made sure you could stay on your feet all day in absolute comfort.
These walkers look anything but dull, they are a sporty looking shoe that resemble a running shoe. The meshing underneath leather detailing makes these shoes look very smart. Great color combinations of grey/pink or white/blue.
The lightweight features of these shoes is due to the meshing. Although this makes them highly effective with indoor activities and summer wear, they are not suitable for cold weather. The shoe that succeeded the 847 had more support so some consumers were disappointed with the lack of support this model offers.
For women suffering from high arches, these shoes were a big hit. Consumers said they were true to fit so you can order them online with no problem. Ladies loved the breathability these shoes offered. Women that work all day, use these shoes and are delighted with the comfort and support factor. They said their feet remained dry and this alleviated skin issues they were prone to with less breathable shoes. Deemed “as light as a feather” by women that purchased these walkers. The general consensus was that no breaking in was necessary and customers could take a long walk on first wear.