Because man can't live on hard-bottomed leather dress shoes and slip on loafers alone, try a new breed of high tops.


In the late 18th century, people wore rubber soled shoes called plimsolls, but they were pretty crude—for one thing, there was no right foot or left foot.

How to Wear It

Anyway you want to, really. Make simple kicks pop by pairing them with bright colored socks. Or let technical sneakers add some athletic cool to your work pants.

What to Look for

From the high-end versions cut from premium leathers to more approachable classic styles, there's a range of bold, modern styles from which to choose.

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