As far as sneakers and discerning types go, Common Projects are widely considered essential. Prathan Poopat and Flavio Girolami, the New York-based design duo who execute each pair with clear focus and razor-sharp precision, have garnered a cult-like following of typically minimalist aesthetes. Why? A shoe cannot possibly be crisper. The über-sleek, uncomplicated sneakers – instantly recognizable by their gold embossed numbers (demarkations of style and size) – pair with everything. In-short, if there’s one sneaker you’ll need for spring 2015 and life in general, it’s these.