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Cool Sneakers Under Fifty Bucks!

Stylish sneakers under fifty!

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There is no reason why buying sneakers should burn a hole in a pocket of your baggy jeans. Here are some cool and versatile sneakers under fifty.

1. 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 appease your fashion sense, and the chunky midsole and stability webbing is sure to 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. Try these! They fit any purpose, except anything involving a tux.

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2. New Balance 574

The New Balance 574 is an extremely versatile and classic retro sneaker that keeps coming out in new colors. Now 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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3. 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, find these in a variety of cool colors and prints!

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4. 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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5. Reebok Classic Leather

The classic styling of the Reebok Classic for men is timeless. Featuring an all leather upper for comfort, and a die-cut EVA midsole for lightweight cushioning, the Classic comes in wide sizing for a flexible fit. This shoe comes in white or black leather, OR a plethora of colors in nylon. These have been praised as excellent walking, jogging, work, gym, and errand shoes. They have a high abrasion rubber outsole for traction and durability, making them great shoes for all kinds of weather and surface conditions.

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6. Nike Air Pegasus 83

A cool vintage pick from Nike as 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.

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7. Adidas Men's Superstar II

A smash with NBA players in the 70s, the 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. Shell toes were first made popular by hip-hop legends, Run-DMC and have been a constant hit ever since.
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8. Converse Chuck Taylor

These classic kicks are timeless and super versatile. If you do not feel like dropping a couple hundred on sneakers, a pair of Chucks 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 if you look hard enough. The Converse kicks pictured here are made of soft leather and perfect for those who easily rip up their shoes.
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9. DVS Regency Shoes

DVS designed the Regency Shoe for skateboarding, relaxing, and power-lounging—it's really comfortable. If you're on the prowl for a shoe that can skate and that has a throwback design, this DVS shoe is right up your alley. The Regency's vulcanized rubber sole is grippy enough for some light skating, while the latex-lined insole and flexible foot board keep your feet comfy when your girlfriend drags you to the mall. The DVS Regency blends old school looks with new school skate comfort.

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10. Lakai - Carroll 4

The Lakai 4 Signature Pro Model was designed and tested by Mike Carroll. It offers interlocking breathable mesh and perforated panels for increased ventilation, full length shock absorbing insole, Suede or soft action leather upper, optional hidden lace protection, and a durable double-stitch toe panel. Even though these are versatile for all other functional purposes outside of skating, it also provides a form fitting upper for an increased board feel.
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