No muss, no fuss and a sleek profile make this lace-up from New Balance a simple sneaker with a lot style. Synthetic leather construction with a distinctive initial logo accent makes it easy-care and extremely flexible. A smooth lining, contoured footbed and EVA midsole offer plenty of support and a grippy outsole provides ample traction. New Balance 442 Retro styling and a lowprofile design puts a vibrant, more fashionable spin on this less bulky New Balance. Fully padded casual with lightweight fabric upper Nylon mesh lining Foam cushioned insole Rubber sole synthetic. Rubber sole. Lowered the durometer of the EVA midsole and outside for added comfort and increased forefoot flexibility.