11 Cheap Jelly Shoes Under $50 For The Y2K-Obsessed

A blast from the past, but make it fashion.

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Whether you’re an ‘80s, ‘90s, or early ‘00s kid, you likely either had — or wanted — a pair of jelly shoes. Now in 2022, they’re finally trending again, including these 11 pairs that are all just $50 and under.

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Jelly Rockin Slide - Black
Fashion Nova

Fashion Nova’s Jelly Rockin’ Slides ($10, Fashion Nova) feature that signature jelly sparkle and shoppers are loving them. “My go-to for a quick match-up with fits on a laid back day,” one reviewer wrote. “Very cute! Comfortable and can be worn with almost anything.”

Matisse Jelly Slide Sandals

Get your animal print on with Matisse’s Jelly Slides ($40, Anthropologie). The zebra stripes on this pair are graphic enough to make a major summer statement and are unlike any other jelly shoe I’ve ever seen.

Heeled Jelly Chunky Strap Sandals
Nasty Gal

It doesn’t get any bolder than Nasty Gal’s vibrant orange Heeled Jelly Sandals ($21, Nasty Gal). The chunky style is ideal for elevating any look while still being super comfortable.

Juju Jelly Flat Shoes in Lilac Glitter

Juju’s Jelly Flat Shoes ($43, ASOS) were ripped right out of my childhood closet. They have the exact same silhouette as the jelly shoes from the ‘90s, right down to the buckle, cage-style, and glitter flecks.

Barbie™ Glitter Jelly Block Heels
Forever 21

Have you ever wanted to be a Barbie girl living in a Barbie world? Now you finally can with Forever 21’s Glitter Heels ($35, Forever 21). These sparkly bad boys are embossed with the iconic Barbie logo to really knock the nostalgia vibes out of the park.

Single Band Jelly Block Heel Slide Sandals - Neon Lime
Rainbow Shop

Rainbow Shop’s Jelly Block Heels ($20, Rainbow Shop) come in so many funky colors at such an affordable price point that you can grab a neon, neutral, and, if you’re me, maybe the deep green too, just to cover all your outfit bases.

Madden Girl Escape Sandal

Go back to the basics with Madden Girl’s Escape Sandal ($30, DSW). They have no fuss, frills, or glitter, which makes them the perfect adult version of the shoe we all loved as kids.

Naveen Chain Jelly Slide Sandal

Bring some edge to your nostalgic shoes with Naveen’s Chain Jelly Slides ($49, Nordstrom). The shiny metallic chains gorgeously offset the more matte pink of the sole on this pair.

Steve Madden Women's Harlin Heeled Sandal

Monochromatic brown looks are Gen Z’s latest, favorite effect. Mixing chocolates, caramels, and even beiges make for a super dynamic, but subtle look that Steve Madden’s Harlin Heeled Sandals ($49, Amazon) seem to be made for.

Clapzovr Water Shoes Women Sandal-Clogs

Clapzovr’s Aqua Clogs ($18, Amazon) are unlike any other jellies out there. The mesh design is every sweaty-footed person’s dream, and they promise super cushioning soles.

INC International Concepts Women's Rosalie Jelly Block-Heel Sandals

Show off your summer pedicure with INC International Concept’s Jelly Block-Heels ($25, Macy’s). The criss-cross detail grants more flexibility than just a single, straight band, which your feet will thank you for.


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