Finding a pair of sneakers that you like and people take notice of, that also cost under $100 is proving to be more and more difficult as time goes on, with brands increasingly fixing their gaze on the higher end of the price scale. Still, there are plenty of sneakers under $100 that are worth showing off and prove you don’t have to drop the big bucks to look and feel good.

While options may seem slim at first glance, we’re here to help highlight some of our favorite kicks that keep both your wardrobe and wallet smiling. Whether you're looking for a classic pair of beaters for everyday wear or a more eye-catching pair of kicks, our selection includes plenty of affordable options worthy of a place in your sneaker rotation. And the introduction of summer sales has only meant that there are more options to choose from.

Featuring both classics and new iterations from adidas, New BalanceConverse, and many more, there's something below for every style and budget.

Scroll through our selection as we help you navigate the sometimes overwhelming masses of budget sneakers.

Here are some of the best sneakers under $100

Axel Arigato Midnight Low Stripe

Midnight Low Stripe

Midnight Low Stripe

$93

Axel Arigato

Buy at Axel Arigato

Having made a name for itself in the world of minimal luxury sneakers, Axel Arigato is expanding at quite a rate. Not only with apparel but also more leftfield silhouettes like the retro Midnight Low.

Converse One Star Sneakers

One Star Sneakers

One Star Sneakers

$89

Converse

Buy at Slam Jam

The Converse One Star is an absolute classic that deserves a spot in every rotation. With the checkerboard finish, it becomes a bold yet versatile proposition.

adidas x Thames Gazelle

Thames Gazelle

Thames Gazelle

$90

adidas

Buy at Luisaviaroma

adidas teamed up with Blondey Mccoy's Thames imprint recently and the outcome was two pairs of Gazelles. Fitted with ripstop uppers and a re-engineered outsole, they retain the retro appeal of the OG style while bringing a modern edge to the design too.

ASICS UB2-S GEL-1130 Sneakers

UB2-S GEL-1130 Sneakers

UB2-S GEL-1130 Sneakers

$77

ASICS

Buy at Luisaviaroma

ASICS' collaboration with Kiko Kostadinov was such a success that the designer's studio now works on a more permanent basis with the sporting giant. The UB2-S GEL-1130 is undoubtedly the most popular drop from the duo and this blue colorway is a serious gem.

adidas Campus ADV Sneakers

Campus ADV Sneakers

Campus ADV Sneakers

$80

adidas

Buy at adidas US

The Campus is one of adidas' core styles. That's why it doesn't need a bold, eye-catching colorway to get our attention. This neutral suede version landed in our basket the moment we saw it.

Converse x Rick Owens DRKSTAR Chuck 70 Sneakers

DRKSTAR Chuck 70

$97

Converse x Rick Owens

Buy at Highsnobiety

Converse Chuck 70s are an undisputed classic and this pair has been elevated thanks to the king of darkness — AKA Rick Owens.

Karhu Mestari Sneaker

Mestari Sneaker

Mestari Sneaker

$98

Karhu

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Finnish brand Karhu has been making sneakers for over 100 years and with this release, it dug into its vast archives. With a clear 70s influence, these sneakers deliver a classic look on the low.

adidas Samba

Samba

Samba

$75

adidas

Buy at adidas US

The Samba is enjoying a moment in the limelight with co-signs from Frank Ocean and the A$AP Mob and collaborations with Gucci and Wales Bonner. Get the look for a fraction of the price of those collabs with this general release pair in a classic black and white colorway.

Last Resort AB VM001

VM001 Suede Lo

VM001 Suede Lo

$95

Last Resort AB

Buy at Highsnobiety

Not only is Last Resort's sneaker selection filled with timeless staples that will slot into any rotation, but they are also engineered by founders and skaters Pontus Alv and Sami to be perfect for skateboarding.

Nike Waffle Trainer 2

Waffle Trainer 2

Waffle Trainer 2

$73

Nike

Buy at NIKE

A timeless track sneaker, there really is no going wrong with a pair of Nike Waffles.

Vans Classic Slip-On

Classic Slip-On 98 DX

Classic Slip-On 98 DX

$72

Vans

Buy at Highsnobiety

Coming in its trademark checkerboard pattern, the Vans slip-on is guaranteed to deliver some laid-back California cool to your rotation.

New Balance MS327LX1

MS327LX1

MS327LX1

$57

New Balance

Buy at Highsnobiety

The thing with all-black sneakers is that they go with everything, meaning that they will likely become the hardest working pair in your rotation. This pair from New Balance is one of the brand's most distinctive silhouettes in recent years and they're available at half price thanks to summer sales.

Stepney Workers Club Dellow Canvas

Dellow Canvas

$73

Stepney Workers Club

Buy at Highsnobiety

If you're on the hunt for a pair of casual, effortlessly cool sneakers, then Stepney Workers Club is the brand for you. The East-London label runs a gimmick-free operation made up of timeless sneaker styles.

adidas Supernova Cushion 7

Supernova Cushion 7

Supernova Cushion 7

$94

adidas

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SALE UP TO 70% OFF

Buy at ssense

A sneaker that can be found on the feet of dads worldwide, sometimes you just have to admit that the old man knows best.

ASICS Gel-Venture 6

Gel-Venture 6

$80

ASICS

Buy at Highsnobiety

When it comes to value for money, it doesn't get much better than this Asics model. Coming in at $80 thanks to the summer sales, the shoe features the label's signature GEL™ technology cushioning and an ORTHOLITE™ sock liner for extra comfort and cushioning.

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