Celebs are giving us all of the inspo for summer fashion this year, especially where shoes are concerned. Best of all, many of these styles are surprisingly affordable (in addition to being super cute and wearable, of course). Some of our favorite A-listers, like Kate Middleton, Gabrielle Union and Reese Witherspoon, have been sporting chic and budget-friendly shoes lately, like these five pairs we’re adding to cart ASAP.
These Are the Shoes Kate Middleton, Reese Witherspoon & Other Celebs Are Rocking This Season (& They're All Under $100)
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Kate Middleton always points us in the right direction for all of our fashion needs, and these sneakers are no exception. A pair of white tennis shoes are a must for summertime, whether you’re pairing them with a flowy sundress or denim shorts and a T-shirt. Middleton pulls this Superga pair out frequently when she needs to keep things low-key but still stylish. They have a thick rubber sole, making them a smidge bottom heavy, but the breathable canvas upper is great to keep your feet cooled off. Customers say they run a tad large so you may want to consider sizing down a bit.
In addition to her incredible acting career, Kristen Bell is known for her relatable mom antics and adorable marriage with Dax Shepard. Speaking of relatable, Bell is a huge fan of one of our summer shoe go-tos, Birkenstock Arizonas. These comfy sandals have an EVA construction that molds nicely to your feet without being stiff like some other Birkenstock styles. The white shade is our favorite (and Kristen’s), not least of all because they’re beyond easy to clean.
Gabrielle Union posed with her daughter—and Instagram darling—Kaavia for an adorable “life lessons” video sporting a green PJ set, stitch braids and a trusty pair of white Crocs. Though Crocs are certainly divisive, we’re all for ‘em. Not only are they functional for everyday wear, but they’re also incredibly comfortable. Wear them around the house, while gardening or just as your go-to slip-ons for running out the door in a hurry.
Our favorite Southern Belle Reese Witherspoon captures that Coastal Grandma aesthetic like a true queen, and this fun pink look is one we’ll absolutely be recreating. We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again: Gingham is summer in a pattern. The block heel reaches just over two inches and the sole has memory foam padding for comfort. We’ll be pairing these with summer dresses and white jeans from now through Labor Day.
J.Lo always reels us in with her fashion picks and in this look she’s showing us to not be afraid of color this summer. Though it’s easy to lean into neutrals and subtle tones, try to take a step out of your comfort zone and opt for something brighter. These Nike sneakers are the classic Air Force 1 style and the pops of neon on the swooshes are a great pick for warmer weather. While Lopez’s exact style is sold out, the colorful alternatives below are just as adorable for your athleisure look.