Shiny shoes the color of wine sound pretty darn sophisticated, but seeing them in person strips away that mystique and leaves you with a pair of hipster-flair sneakers. This Russell has been deemed the “thinking man’s mid top,” and that’s exactly what they are. Art gallery openings, hanging out with friends, and even being dragged along to places of not-so-much your choosing just got a lot better thanks to ’80s Purple’s Men’s Russell. [$125 at 80s purple]