“Cheap shoes for men” is a pretty ambiguous phrase. Does it mean day-to-day sneakers? Or flip-flops you buy in a pack at the dollar store by the beach? If your very broad Google search led you here, there’s a good chance you don’t really have a specific shoe in mind. And that’s A-OK by us!
But in order to properly help you on your search, we should establish some parameters. ‘Affordable’ is a pretty subjective term, so we’re gonna cap the budget here at around $150. There are plenty of options that skim the floor, but we’re also looking for shoes that offer a good value—which means focusing on kicks built to last. $20 sneakers might be super affordable, but we’re hesitant to say that they’ll make it through more than one summer.
Next, we’ll focus on what you’re really looking for. If we had to guess, it’s probably not running shoes, or basketball shoes, or cross training shoes, or any other type of footwear you could target with a more particular term. It’s also probably not wingtips or some other bland option you only wear to satisfy an unwritten corporate dress code that should’ve been retired around the same time email replaced fax.
If we were betting folks, we’d say you’re on the hunt for the perfect retro-leaning low tops, or a pair of timeless—but not stuffy—hard-bottoms, the type of footwear any proper rotation of casual shoes wouldn’t be complete without. So that’s exactly what you’ll find here: cheap shoes for men that look anything but (25 of ’em, to be exact). Congratulations, friend—your long, winding journey ends today.
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