Golden Goose sneakers are expensive — so much so that the cost has caused controversy. Some critics say that the faux-distressed sneakers and their $500-plus price tag glorify and glamorize poverty. But if you genuinely like the love-worn look of Golden Gooses' sneakers (and can't afford the real thing), the good news is that Amazon is full of cheap alternatives — some that cost as little as $30. The best Golden Goose dupes give the look of perfectly broken-in shoes without the steep price tag.
From sneakers with scuffed soles to high tops with Americana vibes, below you can find cheaper alternatives to the (in)famous Golden Goose sneakers.
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