If youre looking for a shoe that puts some spring in your step, New Balance 840 walking shoes do just that with maximum cushioning and comfortable mesh that wraps your feet. The simple yet bright design is perfect for people that have a subtle and conservative fashion sense. These shoes will also pair well with any casual or sporty outfit. These shoes were proudly assembled in New Balance U.S. factories by more than 1,200 U.S. workers. Since the domestic value is less than 70%, New Balance has labeled them Assembled in the USA. Upper: Mesh with synthetic overlays provides breathability and support with increased durability. Air mesh padded tongue and heel collar provides instep comfort. Perforations at the forefoot increase ventilation and flexibility. Flat laces reduce irritation and pressure points. Midsole: ABZORB® full length midsole material provides excellent cushioning and energy displacement properties. A removable EVA insole provides enhanced cushioning. Built on New Balances enhanced SL-2 running last for a wider forefoot, higher toe box, and instep with a slightly narrower heel. Outsole: Blown rubber outsole provides cushioning and is light weight. Ndurance® is a rubber compound used to provide superior durability in high wear areas.