The 997H from New Balance is a progressive, next-generation sidekick to their cult-classic 997, newly streamlined for those ready to set themselves apart with a modern favorite. A bold, reimagined lifestyle shoe straight from the 90s, the 997H celebrates a heritage that endures beyond basic trends. Through decades of culture shifts, your drive for style remains. And with a soft foam midsole to cushion every step forward, the agile 997H design will never, ever hold you back. The truest independents know when their time is here. Meet the future head-on in the 997H lifestyle shoe from New Balance.