Through decades of culture shifts, your drive for style remains. The New Balance 997H men's classics lifestyle shoes in Black / Purple with a soft foam midsole to cushion every step forward, the agile 997H design will never, ever hold you back. The 997H is a progressive, next-generation sidekick to the cult-classic 997, newly streamlined for those ready to set themselves apart with a modern favorite. A bold, reimagined lifestyle shoe straight from the ‘90s, the 997H celebrates a heritage that endures beyond basic trends. The truest independents know when their time is here. Choose your colorway and meet the future head-on.