10 Sneakers That You Won't Mind Wearing in the Heat

Not your average gym shoes.

Even in peak pedicure season, sometimes our feet need a vacation from sandals sans arch support. Comfortable, spongy sneakers are the answer, but it's not ideal to throw on just *any* pair of old running shoes. Here, a look at the chicest and most breathable kicks out there to wear even in the depths of summer. The best part? Most fall well under $100, so get to shopping.

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Say it with me: lace-up sneakers that you don't even have to lace 🙌. These throwback sneakers traveled a time machine from the '80s: classics then, and still classics now.

REEBOK x FACE Stockholm Leather Sneaker, $70; openingceremony.com.

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Oooooooh shiny.

Topshop Lace Up Trainers, $35; topshop.com.

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All hail the lazy girl slip-ons that require the least amount of effort to pull off (and put on, TBH).

Vans Classic Slip-On Mule Sneaker, $60; urbanoutfitters.com.

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Airy mesh sneakers are the move come summer, and these understated ones (with a baby wedge heel) are subtle enough to incorporate in your wardrobe without making it look like you just left the gym.

Nike Roshe One Moire Sneakers, $85; barneys.com.

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Update your timeless white Chucks with a raspberry hue for summer that will pop against a pair of rolled up blue jeans.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star High Tops, $60; nastygal.com.

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Make like an English preppy with a sporty set of sneaks that comes with detachable fringe on top.

Fringed Leather Sneakers, $40; mango.com.

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Because you need something breathable in summer, look to these mesh sneakers that you won't have to douse with Febreze every time you take them off.

Tretorn Net Sneakers, $70; jcrew.com.

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Are these the prettiest slip-ons you've ever seen, yes or yes? Coach makes the Van's signature slip-on a little more feminine and a lot less boring with a wash of sequin flowers on top.

Slip-On Sneaker with Hand Embroidered Sequins, $179; coach.com.

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The all-white sneaker is a street style favorite for good reason. The blank canvas doesn't clash with a fuego outfit, and it beats any other heeled shoe for running around town in comfort and style.

Leather Low Top Sneakers, $125;beckettsimonon.com.

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This two-tone pair manages to look both feminine and breathable,and it's made for days when you're anticipating a lot of sun and walking.

All Black Mesh Sneakers, $150; anthropologie.com.

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