Cheap Sneakers: Cool Kicks Under $100

Stylish Sneakers That Won't Break the Bank

Check out these original, old school, and classic kicks for strutting around town and banging out big airs. Here's a compilation of sneakers that run from $50 to $100.

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Vans Sk8 Hi

These old-school sneakers by Vans are one of the longest running skateboard shoe models ever. These kicks are slick, very flexible and extremely versatile. Also called Van Old Skools, you'll find these in a variety of cool colors and prints! Check out the most popular sneaker styles by Vans.

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Nike 6.0 Dunk Low

Skate with the Nike 6.0 and you'll enjoy ease and comfort with the wild style of the classic Dunk Low 6.0. Featuring leather, suede and nubuck uppers, an optional internal lacing system, and a mesh tongue with perforations for breathability, the Nike 6.0 Dunk works actively or stylishly for the streets. These are one of the most popular sneakers online. The Nike Dunk SE Low features all the flexibility and traction you need for banging out big airs and kickflips all day long.

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Adidas Men's Superstar II

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A smash with NBA players in the 70s, the Adidas Superstar is now universally beloved. In addition to the iconic shell toe, this new model blends classic style with modern comfort. The original Adidas Superstar basketball shoes, also known as shell toes, were the first low tops with an all-leather upper. They were first made popular by hip-hop legends Run-DMC and have been a constant hit ever since. Check out more iconic sneakers by Adidas.

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New Balance Classics M373

Considered by some to be the best shoes they've ever owned, the New Balance Classics M373 are comfortable, have a great grip, and are durable enough to withstand all the pressure that you could possibly put them through. They will make your feet feel great! Check out more top sellers from New Balance.

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Converse Chuck Taylor

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These classic kicks are timeless and super versatile. If you don't feel like dropping a couple hundred on sneakers, a pair of Converse is your safest bet. These will always be in style and you never really have to wait for new releases because every color imaginable is already out there.

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Vans Authentic

The Vans Authentic Core Classic casual skate shoe is THE original classic. It is the shoe that started it all for Vans and has remained a favorite since 1966. From pro skateboarders to baristas, the Authentic casual is flexible, versatile and highly-visible across all sub-cultures. Check out a pro selection of skate shoes by Vans here.

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Adidas Samoa

Reviews of the Adidas Samoa indicate that they last forever. Not only are they durable, versatile and great for work and school, they are reliable and hold up well even in the toughest weather. These tend to run small, so go up 1/2 a size if you buy these online, and size up a full size up if you have wide feet.

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Adidas Gazelle

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First unleashed in 1968 as an all-around trainer, the Gazelle is back, and this new generation is ready to hit the streets as an all-around stylin' kick. 

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Nike Flex 2012 Run

Known to be sturdy and very comfortable for walking and running, the Nike Flex 2012 Run is admired by many. They're available in an assortment of colorways for men and women.

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Vans Classic Slip-On

Vans classic slip-ons are legendary for their simplicity and versatility. Available in a variety of bold colors and exciting patterns, Vans allow you to express yourself. These kicks are designed for everyday casual living and can be matched up for all occasions. Great for all seasons, the slip-on gives you slacker comfort with overachiever grip.

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Adidas ZX 750

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With a nylon toebox and suede accents, the Adidas ZX 750 is the coolest jogger from the Adi Originals camp. The shoe's generally sleek silhouette is sure to appeal to your fashion sense, and the chunky midsole and stability webbing will add bounce to your pounce. This retro-styled running shoe features a synthetic upper with breathable mesh sections on the front and on both sides. They fit any purpose except anything involving a tux.

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Nike SBs (variety of styles)

One of the most popular brands now on the street scene is the Nike SB in various models. Found in sneaker boutiques across both coasts, the Nike SB is a trendy fixture and must-have for any store owner to remain competitive. 

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Puma Suede

Break into the shoe that has them dancing in the streets. Definitely the most well-known and popular of all PUMA shoes, this design classic rightly deserves its place in public affection and in every hall of fame. The shoe also features a rich suede upper, lightly padded insole for added comfort, and an EVA midsole with a durable rubber outsole.

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Saucony Jazz

Saucony's Jazz model is the ultimate beater sneaker! Why is that? Move, travel, run errands... they are so light, comfortable and durable that you'll want to wear them 'round the clock. Saucony Jazz is available in any color scheme imaginable. They provide great traction from the rubber outsole and a durable nylon/suede upper with padded tongue and collar.

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KangaROOS Combat

Kangaroos are simple, classic, cheap, styled cool and make excellent beater shoes. Not bad for a super fresh sneaker that goes for under $30! You can grab these in colors for the whole family. Plus, they come equipped with side pockets to zip up keys, notes and anything else you need to store.

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New Balance 574

The New Balance 574 is an extremely versatile and classic retro sneaker that continually comes out in new colors. It's popular on college campuses and the streets of east coast cities. The 574 is a classic retro-style running shoe featuring an ENCAP midsole for added support, plus a Nubuck leather upper for endurance and a super casual outdoor vibe. Other popular models include the 420, 769, 993 and 556.

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Asics Onitsuka Tiger Ultimate 81

The Ultimate 81 is a sneaker of choice for people on the go. With a style defined by classic running shoes, these comfortable and eye-catching beauties have a certain playful quality. They're cool to look at, fun to wear, and they're ideal for any occasion short of the symphony.

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Nike Air Pegasus 83

These are a cool vintage pick from Nike, named as one of the Best Buy shoes from Runner’s World. The Air Pegasus wins in the cushioning category, made possible by a full-length Air-Sole unit that Nike is famous for. This type of cushioning is not just effective in absorbing shock; it is also exceptionally durable and long lasting.