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WW812
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  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • If you're looking for additional stability in a walking shoe, the women's WW812 from New Balance®—a refreshing update to the ever-popular WW811—is a high-level performer that's waiting for you to take it around the block... or two!
  • Synthetic upper provides lightweight comfort and durability.
  • Padded collar and tongue for a fit like no other.
  • Premium foam insert offers high-density, open-cell foam to gently conform to the foot and disperse pressure.
  • Soft fabric lining with a removable, cushioned footbed for all day comfort.
  • Single-density PU midsole offers durable cushioning and effective resistance to compression set.
  • Walking Strike Path® outsole stabilizes the foot through the natural gait cycle.
  • ROLLBAR® with medial and lateral TPU posts for ultimate motion control.
  • Rubber outsole for optimum traction.
  • Medicare / HCPCS code = A5500 Diabetic shoe
  • Available in Wide Widths!
  • Shoe Last: SL-2
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 13 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 8.5, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

83% Felt true to size
  • 3% Full size too large
  • 5% Half size too Large
  • 83% True to size
  • 8% Half size too small
  • 1% Full size too small
83% Felt true to width
  • 83% Felt true to width
  • 8% Felt narrower than marked
  • 8% Felt wider than marked
52% Excellent arch support
  • 52% Excellent arch support
  • 41% Moderate arch support
  • 7% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • If you're looking for additional stability in a walking shoe, the women's WW812 from New Balance®—a refreshing update to the ever-popular WW811—is a high-level performer that's waiting for you to take it around the block... or two!
  • Synthetic upper provides lightweight comfort and durability.
  • Padded collar and tongue for a fit like no other.
  • Premium foam insert offers high-density, open-cell foam to gently conform to the foot and disperse pressure.
  • Soft fabric lining with a removable, cushioned footbed for all day comfort.
  • Single-density PU midsole offers durable cushioning and effective resistance to compression set.
  • Walking Strike Path® outsole stabilizes the foot through the natural gait cycle.
  • ROLLBAR® with medial and lateral TPU posts for ultimate motion control.
  • Rubber outsole for optimum traction.
  • Medicare / HCPCS code = A5500 Diabetic shoe
  • Available in Wide Widths!
  • Shoe Last: SL-2
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 13 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 8.5, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

New Balance WW812

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 159 reviews.

Top Positive Review

9 people found this review helpful.

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I've been a devoted fan of the WW811 for about a decade. When Zappos did not have my size in stock, I went to a New Balance store, only to be told that the WW811 is being replaced with the WW812. So, I bit the bullet and ordered a pair of WW812s from Zappos. I've been wearing them daily for about a month. First, if the shoe isn't immediately comfortable, it won't get comfortable with wear. It passed this test. The heels on both models have a slight indentation at the outside of the heel; it is deeper on the WW812, which was not entirely comfortable at first, but I got accustomed to it. While you're not supposed to do this, the WW811 is much easier to get onto the foot without a shoe horn; the back of the WW812 keeps folding in while trying to put it on this way. With plantar fasciitis, comfort trumps fashion with me any day; that said, these look a little "clunkier" than the WW811s. I exchange the lining for an orthotic and it works just as well with the WW812 as it did with the WW811. Had I not experienced the WW811, I would have given the WW812 a 5-star review all around; as it is, it's a great shoe, but I miss my 811s!

Read more » « Show less July 5, 2011 by C. M
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Top Critical Review

2 people found this review helpful.

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I was really worried when NB abandoned Model 811, which I'd worn for decades. I tried the 812 in the same size and width(4E), but found that it pinched the toes and instep terribly. Still looking for a solution.

Read more » « Show less February 3, 2012 by Phyllis J
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Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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These are so wide in the toe box! Crazy wide. Puff up at the top of my toes wide. I wanted so badly for them to work, but I know if I try a narrow (and I have wide feet) the heel will be too narrow, as the heel feels very comfortable. There is also no arch support. When I took out the footbed and put in an old arch support of my own, the arches felt great but the sneakers are so wide my supports are much narrower than the shoe. Sadly, I'm returning them and my quest for a sneaker continues.

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No arch support

  • from NY
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I have purchased this style numerous times in beige and black. I like this shoe on the SL-2 last and never have a problem with fit I can easily remove the shoe insoles and insert my orthotic insoles.

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Moderate arch support

  • from Alexandria, VA
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These are very comfortable. I use an insert and it works fine, good platform. I like that they look less athletic shoeish. I used to wear 608 but they do not appear to be making them anymore so I tried these and am happy. They are more expensive but I had a gift certificate so was willing to try something different.

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Excellent arch support

  • from Washington state
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Great...want to order another pair when I figure out how. My son ordered these for me awhile ago and this just came up on my screen when I went to Zappos!

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Excellent arch support

  • from Oyster Bay, N. Y. 11771
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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Though the style leaves much to be desire and looks blocky it is comfortable to wear. Comfortable enough for me to wear while I'm working which requires A LOT OF WALKING AROUND.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

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Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from Oklahoma
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