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New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe
New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe

Style #131836

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• Whether it's neighborhood strolls or a more stepped-up pace, this active shoe is ready for the challenge
• Breathable synthetic/mesh upper
• Removable, contoured, cushioned insole
• Rubber traction sole
• Injection molded EVA midsole with N-Fuse™ technology in the heel to add stability
• Flexible Strobel® construction

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New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe
 
4.3

(based on 477 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (272)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (136)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (15)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (396)
  • Lightweight (338)
  • Durable (280)
  • Attractive (193)
  • Arch support (171)

Cons

  • Uncomfortable (33)
  • Narrow / tight (30)
  • Poor cushioning (17)
  • Poor arch support (9)
  • Heavy (6)

Best Uses

  • Walking (325)
  • Everyday wear (139)
  • Pavement (99)
  • Gym (43)
  • Running (40)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      86% 

      (397)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      89% 

      (406)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (240), Low arch (105), High arch (92)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (296), Occasional exerciser (57), Gym rat (47), Rarely work out (35), Enthusiast (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (211), Yes (22)

Reviewed by 477 customers

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3.0

A little tight

By M

from Atlanta GA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Clean
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Ankle Area A Little Loose
  • Narrow / Tight

Best Uses

  • Walking

Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

First time having a fit issue with New Balance. I buy them exclusively and will continue to buy them, probably just a different model.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels too narrow
  • Arch Type:
  • Average Arch
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Awesome shoe

By Mhoyt

from Gainesville FL

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Great with Jeans
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Walking

    Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

    Excellent shoe.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Low Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    2.0

    Don't be quick to judge

    By Cupcake

    from Harlan, IA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Heavy
      • Narrow / Tight
      • No Give At All
      • Uncomfortable
      • Very Tight Fitting

      Best Uses

        Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

        I walk a lot at work so I need a shoe that can withstand the constant and repetitive walking that I do.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels half size too small
        • Width:
        • Feels too narrow
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        2.0

        sent these back didn't like them at all

        By misty

        from whitwell,tn

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

              would not recommend these they are very hard and stiff an don't fit like I thought

              • Sizing:
              • Feels half size too small
              • Width:
              • Feels too narrow
              • Arch Type:
              • High Arch
               
              5.0

              Most comfortable shoe I have purchased

              By Connie

              from Binghamton, NY

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Good Arch Support

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gym

                Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

                I wear these shoes ninety percent of the time. I have also had foot surgeries and have inserts that must be worn with my shoes, but these shoes allow for the inserts and are still not confining to the toe area as I have found many other shoes to be. They are not heavy or bulky as I was fearful they might be either, having never worn this brand before. I am very pleased with this purchase.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                They are perfect

                By Vicki the 3 day walker

                from Carrollton, Tx.

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Durable
                • Good Arch Support
                • Good Traction
                • Perfect Shoes

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Walking

                  Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

                  I'm a walker of the 3 day so I walk all the time these shoes make it easy.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • High Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  not as comfortable as they look

                  By re

                  from pa

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Traction

                  Cons

                  • Poor Arch Support
                  • Uncomfortable

                  Best Uses

                  • Pavement

                  Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

                  Use daily.
                  They are ok.
                  Not really comfortable.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Low Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good shoe

                  By Momofeight

                  from Kentucky

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Great with Jeans
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Narrow / Tight

                  Best Uses

                  • Walking

                  Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

                  Great shoe, a little too tight in the toes. I ordered the wide width and it is still a little too tight

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels too narrow
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great shoe

                  By Murrayak

                  from Anchorage, Alaska

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Durable
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Great with Jeans
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Walking

                    Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

                    Great shoes all comfort and very well made. Great for a long day on your feet.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • Average Arch
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    love them!!!

                    By wutalife4me

                    from seattle washington

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Pavement

                      Comments about New Balance Women's 550 Sport Shoe:

                      This was my 1st pair of New Balance and I love them!!

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • Average Arch
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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