OK, I thought you were maybe in your thirties and wanted something subtle that wouldn't look like you're trying to look younger. But since you're actually about my age you can definitely pull off hipper sneaks. I assume you're looking at these instead of Adidas, Puma and Onitsuka Asics because you do prefer simpler designs? Maybe Fred Perry or Gola is more your style.
Well, I already have stuff from Adidas and Puma. What I was looking for is a sleek leather shoe that is good for the rainy season in South Florida. I should have bought a pair of Adidas Y-3 Field IV-A in black leather when I had the chance, but alas I did not, so I am forced to find something similar. If not, I am also looking at (I know, I know...): http://www.zappos.com/n/p/dp/5522285...g/men/s/4.html