Pigskin, textile, and PU upper. ABZORB cushioning in the midfoot for superior shock absorption. C-CAP midsole for cushioning and support. ENCAP midsole technology improves support and durability. Blown rubber outsole. Reflective N logos. New Balance 991 stitched at the suede tongue overlay. 991 embroidery at the heel patch./n New Balance’s 99 series has long been synonymous with comfort. The 991, for example, is the brand’s first 99 series shoe to incorporate an ABZORB window in the forefoot, in addition to below the heel, increasing the midsole cushioning to deliver a cozy all-day wear. As NB recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the silhouette, the 991 is back in high demand. Boasting a premium nubuck and breathable mesh upper, the beloved model not only feels good on-foot, but it has an overall luxe look, too. As with most 99 series New Balances, this is one sneaker that is sure to withstand the test of time.