Megan Says: NBs are often described as "old man shoes" but real aficionados know that the brand has some low-key heat thanks to great design and exceptional quality. The midsole on the 999 is chunky but it helps this pair's burgundy upper stand out. These sneakers scream "grown and sexy" quietly, which is often more appealing than a pair of overhyped kicks.

Tina Says: (Rapping) "It's th 9-9-9 New Balance. You can wear them if you need some guidance.... and" OK. I can't rap for sh*t. But I can pick out an underrated dope shoe when I see one!