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New Balance WW812 Reviews

140 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

76%Rated 5 stars

12%Rated 4 stars

8%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

4%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

79% "Felt true to size"

80% "Felt true to width"

48% "Excellent arch support"

Additional 95 WW812 New Balance Reviews

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1 person found this review helpful  

April 22, 2012

Anonymous

 

Excellent product! Excellent service! Love the free shipping both ways! Will definitely use again for shoes!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

April 15, 2012

Anonymous

from Las Vegas, NV

Zappos sent this product in fast time and it is exactly what I ordered. I plan to use Zappos again and again in the future. These shoes are for a daughter who needs them for work. A local shoe store carries them but did not have the color available would get them from another store and call me. I am still waiting for the call. Zappos is just great.

Brands I'd also recommend: Prefer the New Balance the Doctor toldl me to use

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

June 5, 2014

Anonymous

from Leverett, MA

These are comfortable shoes for the most part. I bought them for the width,which is fine, but wish I had got a 1/2 size larger for the length. I should have checked a different NB I already owned -- my fault. Since I don't use them for heavy-duty walking, they work fine. Lesson learned.

Brands I'd also recommend: Asics

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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July 24, 2012

Mimi

from North Carolina

I have worn the WW 811 shoes for many years.It is the only shoe that fits my foot and gives me good balance. I have tried two different WW 812 and they both break across my toes in the wrong place and I get rubbing on my toes that is very uncomfortable. Could you PLEASE bring back the WW 811?

Brands I'd also recommend: New Balance is my only choice up until now. If the WW 811 is not available I don't know what I will

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

April 5, 2012

Anonymous

from Lake City, FL

I was under the impression from reading other reviews how great these shoes felt. It has been frustrating to have the "tongue" twist sideways from where it should be. I walk about a mile most days and find the shoes slip even when the laces are tied securely. I bought New Balance because of the tan color and they are made in the USA. Now I wish I had bought another pair of Brooks because they are comfortable and last a long time. I wear orthotics so I couldn't comment on the arch support in these shoes.

Brands I'd also recommend: Brooks Addiction

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

December 20, 2013

Anonymous

 

I ordered two pairs of the WW812, one in white and one in black. I've worn the WW811 for several years and really liked the shoe. I inadvertently ordered a half-size larger in the black WW812. The white fit wonderfully - the black was at least a half size too small! I'm very disappointed that there should be such a size discrepancy in different colors. I don't want two pairs of white shoes and don't care for the bone - the only other color available. New Balance really needs to work on their quality control.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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October 20, 2012

Anonymous

from Hilton Head Island, SC

I've worn the 811 for years but they've phased it out. I was told the 812 would replace it, but the 6.5 4E in the 812 is not as wide as the 811. I've kept them, but am looking for an alternative. I need the wide shoe with the rounded toe.

Brands I'd also recommend: ?? Still looking. Don't like Propet--they're not as well made.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt narrower than marked

 

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June 1, 2012

Anonymous

from Washington State

I have been wearing this shoe for 5 years... dealing with chronic low back issues. I ordered a new pair, and find out it's not leather! Never knew. I have since tried on a number of other New Balance shoes and my back doesn't hurt. I will never buy the 812 again.

Brands I'd also recommend: New Balance 815's and 856's are great!

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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November 18, 2014

Anonymous

from Prescott, Arizona

I bought these to replace my worn-out New Balance 811 model. They fit just like the old ones, which is what I wanted. I have a fairly wide ball of the foot and narrow heel. The only small complaint I have is that the tongue tends to migrate to the outside, rather than staying in the middle. Otherwise, I'm quite happy. They are comfortable and provide good support.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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November 14, 2014

Jane

from United States

Overall the fit is very good. The arch support is superior to other similar models - I tried 9 other NB walking sneakers and for me, this was the best for arch support and comfort.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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November 13, 2014

Anonymous

from San Jose ca

I'm a mail carrier and believe me, I have tried many different types of walking shoes over my 30 plus years of walking....they're the best that I have found.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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November 10, 2014

Anonymous

from Kentucky

They are great, my daughter would get off from work and ride home and by the time she got to my house she could hardly walk in the house but they have helped her and it is amazing to see the difference in her and she said she doesn't hurt like she did.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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November 1, 2014

Anonymous

from Yonkers, New York

I had been a long-time user of the 811 version and am also pleased with the new 812 sneaker. The width of the new version is a bit large at the heel, but so are most shoes, which is why I like lace-ups. I cannot vouch for the insole since I usually have a problem with those and (as in this case) remove the insole and insert one I have bought and have been using in sneakers and boots for many years. I do like the WW812 and would not hesitate to buy it again.

Brands I'd also recommend: Brooks, New Balance

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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October 21, 2014

Anonymous

from Alabama

I really like these shoes. I wear them everyday with my prescription insoles. Sure helps my back to wear them. The WW allows my feet room, even with my bunions. I usually have a hard time finding comfortable shoes. So glad I found these.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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August 3, 2014

Anonymous

from MO

I wear these for everyday use around the house. I have a wide toe box and a narrow heel. They never hurt my feet. I wear size 7 but I always get these in 7 wide.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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August 2, 2014

Anonymous

from Texas

The WW812 fits well and is very comfortable thanks to the foam insole. It fits the same as other NB shoes. I got a 12 2A and that's what I usually wear. There is plenty of toe depth for my upturned big toe. I have metatarsalgia (ball of the foot pain) and this shoe solves that problem. I couldn't wear the 811 because it didn't have enough cushioning for the ball of my foot but the 812 is perfect. The heel doesn't slip and my foot is very narrow. Also I have no arch but this shoe has perfect arch support for me. This is a really good shoe and it looks good on my feet. I have already purchased another pair in black.

Brands I'd also recommend: Aetrex

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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June 5, 2014

Renee G

from Salem, Oregon

I finally found a shoe that fits. I always bought a size too big. Those are perfect.

Brands I'd also recommend: dansko

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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May 22, 2014

Anonymous

 

These shoes are some of the most comfortable shoes I've had in a very long time. The only negative thing I have noticed is that the shoelaces are WAY too long. I'm currently looking to find some shorter laces.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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May 18, 2014

ANITA G

from FLORIDA VIA MARYLAND

I have previously worn this shoe for 15 years and when they wore out recently I immediately went on line to get a replacement pair. New Balance are the best.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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May 15, 2014

Ruth B

from Boardman Ohio

I wear orthotics and have used them with New Balance for years. These are the same quality as previous purchases.

Brands I'd also recommend: SAS

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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May 3, 2014

Anonymous

from Findlay, OH

I have been wearing New Balance model 811 for years. The ww812 is even better. I wear them for the neat good looks and because they support my feet if I decide to walk 5 or 6 miles.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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April 17, 2014

Anonymous

from ankeny, iowa

Perfect for walking. I buy a new pair every spring. I walk 4 collies 3 miles a day and these shoes - in wide - are up to the task. comfortable, nice long laces and arch support.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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March 31, 2014

Jean P

from Iowa

I am very happy with the WW812 shoe, which was prescribed by my doctor. I needed extra space in the toe box. This is my third pair.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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March 26, 2014

Anonymous

from Battle Creek

This was a replacement pair. These are the best shoes, they don't have to be broken in. They fit great and lots of room for my toes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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March 14, 2014

Anonymous

 

I am a very happy new customer of Zappos. The shoes fit perfectly, they came very quickly and the one pair I ordered that didn't fit as well was easily returnable free. I will order again.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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