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750v3 (Little Kid/Big Kid)
750v3 (Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 1/28/15
Reviewer: Gigi Delgallo from Texas
Overall: Rated:3 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!

The stitching started coming apart from the mesh in less than a month. Zappos is sending a replacement. We have had great, quality New Balance shoes in the past, so I was surprised this happened. My son loves them! Thank you Zappos for the replacement we'll be getting tomorrow!

KV696 (Infant/Toddler)
KV696 (Infant/Toddler) Posted: 1/28/15
Reviewer: Tina Dolan from Vestal, NY
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Really cute shoes. Fit well. But for some reason they are hard for my 3yo to put on without help. She has trouble pulling the Velcro "laces" over. They get sort of uneven. Having said that, I'd still buy them again. She'll learn eventually.

KV990P (Little Kid)
KV990P (Little Kid) Posted: 1/27/15
Reviewer: from scranton, pa
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

They fit fine, but my son has to pull hard on the velcro to get it over far enough to catch. He doesn't have weird feet or anything, and he wore this exact style as a toddler without this problem. I can't figure it out.

KE410 (Infant/Toddler)
KE410 (Infant/Toddler) Posted: 1/27/15
Reviewer: Katie DiSantis from Philly
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

These are adorable but even the Wide were not big enough for my son's chubby feet. Stride rite had a Wide shoe that fits- so I recommend them for babies with chubby feet!

KJ750 (Little Kid/Big Kid)
KJ750 (Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 1/26/15
Reviewer: from phoenix, az
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Fit great. Look cool. Run fast. That's the review from my 6 year old. He has a wider forefoot and these fit very well.

KV890 (Infant/Toddler)
KV890 (Infant/Toddler) Posted: 1/26/15
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

Terrific shoe for my little one as she loves bright colors. She seems to find it comfortable as well. The only problem is the toe guard is coming off with 5-6 months of wear and I'm going to have to replace them now because I want her to be safe. Other than that, very pleased.

750v3 (Infant/Toddler)
750v3 (Infant/Toddler) Posted: 1/23/15
Reviewer: Linda S from Irvine, CA
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

My daughter will be participating in Kids Run the OC this year and wanted to find some comfortable running shoes for her. I bought these based on the reviews and she loved them. When she tried them on, she had a huge smile on her face. She said, "Wow! They are really bouncy." These shoes do glow in the dark as another review stated. I did not see this stated in the description. She just grew out of her size 9 shoes so she has some wiggle room in the 9½ which she says she prefers and how I believe shoes should fit.

KV574 (Little Kid/Big Kid)
KV574 (Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 1/23/15
Reviewer: from New York, NY
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

Cute shoe that straddles a nice line between a no-support low profile shoe, and a bulky athletic shoe. My biggest complaint is that the velcro doesn't attach all the way across the foot, only at the very end, so isn't really adjustable. I have a high instep, so I was hoping I could fasten the velcro part-way across the top to give my foot more room. Also, there is not a lot of support - there is no shape at all to the footbed, although there is some cushioning. The insert is easily removable to upgrade to one with more arch support, though.

KJ990G (Big Kid)
KJ990G (Big Kid) Posted: 1/22/15
Reviewer: from Patterson, New York
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

My son has very wide feet and a very high instep. He usually complains that a shoe or sneaker is too snug even when it is an x-wide. No complaints with these sneakers. He said they feel really good!

KV750 (Little Kid)
KV750 (Little Kid) Posted: 1/21/15
Reviewer: kg from oklahoma
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

My seven year old son loves these. I am going to order him another pair, as he is outgrowing his current pair. They have really held up. He wears a wide, and the wides in this style fit him well.

KJ990G (Big Kid)
KJ990G (Big Kid) Posted: 1/21/15
Reviewer: from Long Island, NY
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

NB are the only sneakers I buy for my 8 year old son whose foot is on the wide side. Wish they came with longer laces so it's easier for him to tie but that's easily remedied. These are a great basic sneaker.

KV990P (Little Kid)
KV990P (Little Kid) Posted: 1/20/15
Reviewer: Lisa Tornello from
Overall: Rated:3 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!

This particular shoe wasn't very wide. New Balance tends to fit my 6-year-old but the design of this shoe - specifically the velcro latch - was too narrow for him. Bummed.

KJ554 (Little Kid/Big Kid)
KJ554 (Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 1/20/15
Reviewer: from Honolulu
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Grandson loves these shoes and says they are comfortable. He needs Wide shoes and NB seems like the only brand that is comfortable for him. Loves the color or the shoe, too. Good quality.

KJ990G (Big Kid)
KJ990G (Big Kid) Posted: 1/20/15
Reviewer: Marlene O"Neil from Columbus, Ohio
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

Purchased these for my 12 year old daughter who needed running shoes and has wide feet. She loves them. Good styling and very comfortable. She's tough on shoes, and so far they are holding up well.

KV696 (Little Kid/Big Kid)
KV696 (Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 1/17/15
Reviewer: Andrea W from Cherry Hill. NJ
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

My sob loves them. Nice colors. Fits well. He has wide feet, and they are comfortable.

KL574 (Infant/Toddler)
KL574 (Infant/Toddler) Posted: 1/16/15
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:3 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!

These seem to run quite small and very narrow compared to other New Balance styles. I ordered and 8 wide for my youngest in the pink and a 9 1/2 wide in the blue for my oldest. The 8 wide was way too small for my little one even though that's the size she wears in all other shoes. The 9 1/2 wide was long enough for my older daughter, but far too narrow. We had to return them both and look for other styles. Also, the blue is VERY bright blue. The pink is also bright, but it's pretty.

KV696 (Infant/Toddler)
KV696 (Infant/Toddler) Posted: 1/16/15
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!

Even though these say they come in Extra Wide, the Extra Wide is no where near as wide as the Extra Wide in some of the other New Balance styles like the solid gray style. We even tried going up a half size and then a full size and they still weren't wide enough. So we gave up and returned them even though they are quite cute.

KV990P (Little Kid)
KV990P (Little Kid) Posted: 1/16/15
Reviewer: Laura Timblo from
Overall: Rated:3 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!

The shoes are easy for my 6 year old to put on, however after just a few times of wearing them the threads on the front of the shoe (near toes) are fraying. While my son is hard on shoes, for the price, I would expect the shoes to hold up a bit longer.

KL574 (Big Kid)
KL574 (Big Kid) Posted: 1/16/15
Reviewer: from
Overall: Rated:1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:1 stars!

I gave these to my son for Christmas and the fabric has already torn on the front of the shoe. Very disappointing.

KV990P (Little Kid)
KV990P (Little Kid) Posted: 1/16/15
Reviewer: Laura Timblo from
Overall: Rated:3 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!

The shoes are easy for my 6 year old to put on; however, after just a few times of wearing them the threads on the front of the shoe (near toes) are fraying. While my son is hard on shoes, for the price, I would expect the shoes to hold up a bit longer.

82 (Little Kid/Big Kid)
82 (Little Kid/Big Kid) Posted: 1/15/15
Reviewer: Heather Hartley from Urbana, IL
Overall: Rated:5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!

My 10 yr old is playing basketball for the first time this winter and had never worn a high top. He chose these as they are a more mid to low top. He say's they are comfortable and fit well. We have gone to New Balance for our boy's baseball cleats as well. New Balance seems to be on the cutting edge of sports shoes, etc... They hold up well to our 2 hard playing baseballer's. would recommend.

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