When it comes to finding the perfect pair of sneakers, a limited budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style, comfort, or quality. If you’re on the lookout for sneakers that won’t break the bank but still deliver top-notch style and comfort, Nice Kicks and Nice Drops have you covered.
This week we’ve curated the 10 best sneakers you can cop now for under $150 ranging from a mix of classics, fan favorites, and the latest heavy hitters that prove you don’t need to spend a fortune to step up your footwear game.
Whether you’re a casual sneaker enthusiast or a seasoned collector, check out the affordable yet impressive options that are sure to make both your feet and your wallet happy below.
Style #: DN2158-101
Price: $100 with an extra 20% off. Use code: READY for 20% off at checkout.
The Nike Blazer Low ’77 Jumbo is a modern reinterpretation of the classic sneaker, fusing retro aesthetics with contemporary design elements. Known for its iconic basketball heritage and versatile style, the Blazer Low ’77 Jumbo offers a fresh twist on a beloved silhouette, such as the oversized Swoosh logos that stretch across the sides of the sneaker, giving it a bold and eye-catching appearance. Buy Now.
Style #: CZ0858-106
Colorway: White/Varsity Red/Black
Price: $120. Free shipping for logged-in Nike members.
Still looking for an affordable back-to-school option that will turn heads? The Air Jordan 1 Low OG GS “Black Toe” is a striking and youth-friendly iteration. This particular colorway draws inspiration from the classic “Black Toe” color scheme, adding a fresh twist to a beloved sneaker. Designed for younger sneaker enthusiasts, Air Jordan 1 Low OG GS “Black Toe” maintains a sleek appearance that will have you turning heads until the school bell rings. Buy Now.
Style #: 878068-001
Price: $121.97 Discounted from $135. Free shipping for logged-in Nike members.
Looking for a modern and comfortable sneaker that fuses innovative design with exceptional comfort? The Nike Air Presto features a snug, sock-like fit with a blend of style and functionality. The silhouette’s sleek and versatile look means you can easily pair it with anything from a casual outfit to an athleisure look. Buy Now.
Style #: DZ2794-101
Colorway: Summit White/Jade Ice
Price: $120. Free shipping for logged-in Nike members.
Elevate your everyday look with the Nike Dunk Low Twist WMNS “Jade Ice”. The captivating and fresh rendition of the iconic Dunk Low silhouette introduces a unique twist to the classic Dunk design, making it a standout choice to run errands in the city or a top pick for date night. The “Jade Ice” color scheme is a perfect way to say goodbye to summer and transition into autumn. The pair is rounded off with playful design elements such as the jeweled Swooshes and Nike branding. Buy Now.
Style #: U574HBG
Colorway: Navy with gold
The reliable New Balance 574 is known for its iconic design and enduring popularity. For this colorway, the New Balance 574 boasts a deconstructed look crafted from ripstop and suede. This color scheme predominately features a navy upper and matching heel clips accented with complementing gold “N” insignias. Below is an Encap-equipped midsole for added comfort and stability. Buy Now.
Style #: GC9060NV
Colorway: Eclipse with NB Navy
Another back-to-school offering on this list arrives in the form of a New Balance 9060 GS. The pair is injected with design cues from the label’s classic 99x models, as well as visual homages to Y2K aesthetics. Dipped in demure “Eclipse” and navy-blue hues, the pair becomes a versatile option for daily wear and casual outfits. Below is a signature New Balance ABZORB midsole with SBS cushioning for all-day comfort. Buy Now.
Style #: DR8785-100
Colorway: White/Black/Phantom/Light Smoke Grey
Price: $110. Free shipping for logged-in Nike members.
Marking the inaugural signature for the NBA superstar, the Nike Ja 1 “Wet Cement” nods to his childhood playing ball on a cement court in his backyard. The pair features a mesh constructed upper along with a reinforced midfoot, wrap-around Swooshes, and mismatched heels dipped in hues of “White,” “Light Smoke Grey,” “Black,” “Phantom,” “Light Bone,” and “Photon Dust”. Further elevating the pair are the orange tongue labels with signature “JA” branding and “12” embroidered into the heels and the mismatched Zoom cushioned midsole and rubber outsole. Buy Now.
Style #: B75806
Colorway: Cloud White / Core Black / Clear Granite
If you don’t already have a pair in your rotation, now’s the time to add the classic Adidas Samba OG to your footwear arsenal. The timeless and versatile silhouette pays homage to its predecessor while incorporating contemporary and soccer-inspired elements for a fresh and stylish look that will effortlessly transition from sportswear to casual street style, making them a versatile choice for everyday wear. Buy Now.
Style #: ID9686
Colorway: Aluminium / Wonder Beige / Olive Strata
Price: $152 Discounted from $190.
You also can’t go wrong with a pair of Adidas Ultraboost 1.0. This sneaker is a prime example of the ground-breaking Ultraboost series that revolutionized the running and sneaker industry. Having made its way into becoming a lifestyle icon, the Adidas Ultraboost 1.0 features unparalleled comfort and innovative design, which is perfect for those who want to stand out without drawing too much attention. Buy Now.
Style #: BB550HA1
Colorway: White with black
The New Balance 550 may have been written off as a dad-core must-have, but the pair’s quality design and silhouette don’t look to be going out of style anytime soon. Suited up in a classic monochrome outfit gives this pair a transitional appeal that will take you from the summer to fall with ease. Whether you’re a fan of retro aesthetics or seeking a versatile addition to your wardrobe, this NB550 is essential. Buy Now.
Style #: 208493
For this week, we’ve gone and thrown in a bonus pair. Although technically not a sneaker, the Crocs Mellow Recovery Clog is a casual and comfortable footwear option perfect for lounging at home, laid-back activities, running errands in the city, or a day at the beach. These clogs feature a slip-on design that allows for effortless wearing and removal and Crocs’ proprietary Croslite foam material for added coziness. This one’s for you if you’re looking for hassle-free footwear options. Buy Now.
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