Discover a new summer fave in our Connoisseur East Coast Summer 996 with its seaside getaway-inspired design in rich suede and mesh. Let beach weekends inspire your look in the New Balance Connoisseur East Coast Summer 996 with its lightweight design and rich suede and mesh upper. Roast marshmallows all night in the comfort and style of this Made in the USA classic. ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorptionENCAP® midsole technology provides support and maximum durabilityNon-marking outsoleSuede/mesh upperWe are proud to be the only major company to make or assemble more than 4 million pairs of athletic footwear per year in the USA, which represents a limited portion of our US sales. Where the domestic value is at least 70%, we label our shoes Made in the USA.