Inspired by rock 'n' roll and the glossy finish found on the bodies of classic American guitars, the Connoisseur Guitar 996 features a rich suede and mesh upper. The shoe's unique details are also inspired by guitar picks in fact, each pair comes with a custom NB pick.Crafted from rich suede and mesh, the Connoisseur Guitar 1400 is reminiscent of the old days of rock 'n' roll. The design is inspired by the glossy finish found on classic American guitars, and gives off a vibe serious about style. Each pair comes with a custom NB pick an invitation to create your own music.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.