There’s a certain beauty about things that have been broken in; a pair of jeans, with its crease lines and rips, like battle scars that speak of a long tenure. So much so that the pre-distressed everything — from denim to shoes to tote bags — has become the norm. Our top pick? Distressed white sneakers. We’ll take those judicious smudges and paint splatters over over a stiff, clean pair any day.