Over the past few years, streetwear has grown from a niche in the fashion industry into an entire ecosystem of its own, including websites dedicated to keeping track of its wildfire prices and market-like ebbs and flows. This growing popularity has led to collaborations with luxury fashion houses and covetable limited product releases, which continue to increase the hype and the price tags. As a streetwear stan myself, the departure from streetwear’s origins as accessible fashion priced for the masses has been the cause of many proverbial tears.
While there is a lot to discuss regarding the gentrification of streetwear, today’s tea is that traditional streetwear brands have, in turn, hired some of the best creative talents in the fashion industry and are getting more experimental and “designer” themselves. Lucky for us, many of the most recognizable and storied streetwear brands continue to maintain accessible prices, creating the perfect storm: well-designed and high-quality pieces for a modest budget.
From hats and sneakers to sports shorts and track pants, keep scrolling to find the under-$100 streetwear staples you’ll live in morning to night. You definitely won’t want to sleep on these finds.