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When you're prepping your wardrobe for a new season, it's essential to start out with a solid foundation. And, that means a sturdy pair of stellar jeans. What it doesn't necessarily mean is instantly forking over half your paycheck for a fancy designer pair. There are plenty of affordable versions of the best new trends that all cost less than a Benjamin.
We rounded up 30 stylish iterations to prove it. Whether you're looking for a slouchy boyfriend, tried-and-true skinnies, laid-back distressed, flattering high-waisted, or flared styles — as long as you don't want to spend more than $100, your jeans are right this way. You might not even have to wait until pay day to start zipping into your next go-to pair.