You're not going to build a better mousetrap, and until now, you'd think no one would make a better sneaker. But the Y-3 Black Cord Lace Sneakers ($310) speaks with a voice that hasn't been heard before. The Black Cord Lace Sneakers is a unique shoe with textile sneaker with a simple, one-cinch lace that combines the convenience of a slip-on with the security of a lace-up.