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.

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

Converse Chuck 70 Sneakers

Chuck Taylor All Star CX

Chuck Taylor All Star CX

$100

Converse

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Converse Chuck Taylor 70s are an undisputed classic and this fresh white pair is looking primed for summer.

adidas Primeblue Superstar Sneakers

Primeblue Superstar Sneakers

Primeblue Superstar Sneakers

$100

adidas

Buy at Luisaviaroma

Make sure your sock game is on point before you slide into this transparent pair of Superstars.

Nike Waffle Trainer 2

Waffle Trainer 2

Waffle Trainer 2

$85

Nike

Buy at NIKE

A heritage Nike track running style, printed across this sneaker is a mission statement created by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman: "If you have a body you are an athlete."

adidas Gazelle

Gazelle

Gazelle

$100

adidas

Buy at adidas US

The Samba had a great year in 2021 with co-signs from Frank Ocean and the A$AP Mob. This year, we're shifting our attention to the similar Gazelle. The lightweight retro runner offers up the same sort of versatility that makes the Samba such a hit.

Last Resort AB VM001

VM001 Suede Lo

VM001 Suede Lo

$95

Last Resort AB

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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.

ASICS GEL-Lyte III Sneaker

GEL-Lyte III Sneaker

GEL-Lyte III Sneaker

$90

ASICS

Buy at Urban Outfitters

The ASICS Gel-Lyte III might not be as popular as it was a handful of years ago, but the uniqueness of this silhouette will always stand out. This triple-black iteration emphasizes the unorthodox detailing.

New Balance 327

327

327

$100

New Balance

Buy at Urban Outfitters

The New Balance renaissance is well and truly completed. Silhouettes like the 550 and the 327 ushered in a new, hyper-trendy era for the American icon.

adidas Busenitz Pro

Busenitz Pro

Busenitz Pro

$85

adidas

Buy at adidas US

Few sports labels have as good a skateboarding selection as adidas. The adidas Busenitz fits perfectly into everyday rotations thanks to its understated, retro-tinged design.

Vans Classic Slip-On

Classic Slip-On 98 DX

Classic Slip-On 98 DX

$90

Vans

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

adidas Forum Low

Forum Low Sneakers

Forum Low Sneakers

$100

adidas Originals

Buy at Luisaviaroma

The Forum Low has been on our radar thanks to collaborations with everyone from Prada to Home Alone, and sometimes it's important not to overlook the general release colorways. Certainly in this case, where the German label has added a brown and white update to its retro sneaker.

ASICS Gel-Venture 6

Gel-Venture 6

$100

ASICS

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When it comes to value for money, it doesn't get much better than this Asics model. Coming in at exactly $100, the shoe features the label's signature GEL™ technology cushioning and an ORTHOLITE™ sock liner for extra comfort and cushioning.

adidas Superstar

Superstar

Superstar

$95

adidas

Buy at adidas US

The Superstar is as timeless as sneakers come. Hot since the '80s, this pared-back silhouette is going nowhere. Calculating cost-per-wear makes this pair one of the best-valued in the game.

adidas Response CL

Response CL

Response CL

$48

adidas

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Sale season strikes again, you can now get these classic adidas running sneakers at the steal price of $48. You could even get two pairs and still come under budget.

adidas Stan Smith

Stan Smith OG Sneakers

Stan Smith OG Sneakers

$100

adidas Originals

Buy at Luisaviaroma

The adidas Stan Smith has a permanent space in the sneaker hall of fame as a classic shoe that has stood the test of time.

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