Common Projects are probably one of the greatest inventions in the history of fashion. The idea that you could wear a sneaker to the office was laughable before these came onto the scene, and I think the world owes the CP team a debt of gratitude! They're expensive, but they're worth every penny and last YEARS, unlike most sneakers. Have them in blush, navy, and cream, and will add a white pair soon.
There is a break in period, but that's what you get when you buy a high quality leather product.