The New Balance 57/40 is a new, retro-inspired model that draws inspiration from the iconic New Balance 574. The New Balance 574, originally released in 1988, received a huge number of releases over the years in basically every color imaginable. It’s a staple of business casual wear and in recent years got some limited collabs that sold out instantly. The 574 has a comfortable upper, but the materials are often mediocre. The cushion is old school and not comfortable over long periods of time. But at an $80 retail price, what can you expect?
Because of all that history, it makes sense that New Balance would choose the 574 as the basis for a new silhouette that packs better cushioning and materials alongside an updated look and feel. So did New Balance create a winner? Click play above to watch us break down the details of the 57/40 and provide a recommendation on whether you should buy it.
New Balance 57/40
Release Date January 9, 2021
Style Code M5740V1-35303
Official Name: New Balance 57/40 Black with Vivid Cactus
What’s in the video?
In the video, Drew provides detailed information from all the usual categories, providing the in depth information you need. He supplies expert level opinions on the materials, cushioning, traction, support, and fit.
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