Model [ ML999WXA]Men's 999 Canvas Waxed - Steel - Men's Lifestyle ShoesThe 999 is waxed and ready for winter. New Balance designers take the wax technique to the extreme, using it across the canvas upper, suede heel tab and laces. This creates a protective barrier for your feet and a sleek look to match your winter wardrobe. ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorption C-CAP® midsole provides cushioning and support Blown rubber forefoot Suede/textile upper