Immediately Yes: 30 Under-$150 Shoe Styles That Look Triple the Price

Correct me if I'm wrong, but looking expensive is almost always a high-up checklist item when considering what to wear. Luckily, even if I'm just slipping on a T-shirt and jeans, there are ways to tweak the combo that transition it from nothing special to low-key luxurious without actually having to drop a ton of money. My hot tip? It's all about the shoes

Truthfully, I hate spending more than $150 on footwear and rarely do. After all, its main use is to create a barrier between your feet and the heavily trafficked streets of whatever city you live in. In other words, shoes are bound to wear down eventually, making them slightly less worthy of a large investment than a designer handbag or coat for example. Then again, in not allocating funds to your shoe budget, you have to be careful to avoid sacrificing style in the process. That's why, over the years, I've become a master at picking out shoes that look like they cost $700, $800, or even $900, but actually are but a mere fraction of that. 

Ahead, I put myself to work, finding the best shoes on the market right now that despite looking triple that, cost no more than $150. Thank me later. 

I've seen these IRL and they do not look like $30 shoes. 

I personally know three people and counting who own these. You're next. 

Not only are wedges the most comfortable heel style of all, they're also super trendy right now. 

I've sent these already to 15 of my friends. 

Add another 0 to this price tag and you'll see the price I initially thought these were. 

Every designer is making shoes like this right now for a much higher price. 

These will never go out of style. 

Take your flip-flop game to a whole new level.

To class up your jeans-and-tee combos. 

If I didn't know better, I'd say these were handmade European-crafted loafers. 

These are insanely comfy, trust me. 

Orange is the new black, it's true. 

These are giving '90s vibes in the best possible way. 

& Other Stories can hardly keep these loafers in stock. 

Don't overlook Calvin Klein's super-affordable footwear selection. 

Bottega Veneta Puddle Clogs, anyone? 

Your pool shoes just got a whole lot chicer. 

Comfort and style are not mutually exclusive.

If you hate thong sandals, try these instead. 

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