8 chunky, retro sneakers you'll love for under $100

Look effortlessly cool for an even more effortless price.

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Some of streetwear's top brands have been dropping dope retro sneakers, but with high prices and buggy drops, we haven't been able to get our hands (or feet) on any. We're planning on looking good regardless, though, and we'll be doing it in these nostalgic styles — all under $100.

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New Balance 574, $80

New Balance’s 574 is a classic sneaker, and now an indie favorite. With varsity colors and a durable suede and mesh upper, the 574 remains true to its heritage while also making a stylish, everyday statement.

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Nike Killshot OG SP, $45

With throwback materials like open mesh, foam, and soft suede, this sneaker stands out in the best way. True to its original style, this cream and green 1979 silhouette is effortlessly cool, and now 50 percent off.


Nike P-6000, $70

This 2006 silhouette brings the 2000s into focus with a two-tone mesh inner bootie overlaid by metallic leather detailing. With bright branding and a colorful outsole, these sneakers are totally retro.


Nike Waffle Racer 2X, $63

This hybrid running and lifestyle shoe debuted in 1977, but Nike’s dressed it in bright shades to give the sneaker a modern feel. Exposed zigzag stitching and a vibrant Swoosh design add to its urban aesthetic, while soft suede accents keep the shoe closer to its ‘70s iteration.


Adidas Continental 80, $60

Adidas’ Continental 80 sneakers were the Air Force 1 of the ‘80s. With tennis court vibes, these leather shoes match anything, and are perfect for achieving that casual yet put-together look.


Nike Air Monarch IV, $70

If you’re a fan of chunky shoes, this sneaker is for you. You might have seen this silhouette on dads and grandfathers, but we promise, that’s cool now. With super plush cushioning and standout branding, these shoes take you back to the 2000s.


Reebok Club C 85 Vintage, $75

You can’t talk about retro shoes without mentioning this ‘80s classic. Reebok’s unisex Club C sneaker features a clean leather upper that dresses up any fit, while its woven labels add a hint of old-school sensibility.


Nike Air Max Excee, $90

Taking design inspiration from the Air Max 90, this revamped shoe mixes nostalgic and modern styles. A mesh upper and patchwork leather details speak to current trends, while the shoe’s bright color accents make it a fun sneaker to wear.


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