No one wants to be wearing a fresh pair of kicks in this weather. With the autumn chill now in full effect, it’s time to invest in a solid pair of creps – otherwise known as the “beater“. This lifestyle staple will likely be your go-to throughout the colder season. And don’t worry about getting them dirty, that’s all part of of the appeal.
Here we bring you 10 of the best beaters for under £75!
Brought back into the hype mainstream by US rapper Tyler The Creator, this humble shoe is far from boring. The hairy suede upper and classic star motif brings a stylish aesthetic to any outfit. Choose from more than 10 colourways at Footasylum from bright and bold to mono and laid-back.
Soft leather uppers cover this Club C whilst a soft towelling inner promises that snug comfort. Vintage footwear is more popular than ever, just another reason to cop this Reebok icon.
All-black everything features across this classic skate shoe. It’s one of the most durable winter trainers. You’ll likely be repping this same pair years from now – it takes some serious wear and tear to finish these off.
An annual staple from Nike that never fails to get old. There’s something seriously stylish about that autumnal shade and thanks to that premium suede upper, these are hard-wearing too.
Taking a leaf out of Kanye’s book, adidas unveil a similar style to the Yeezy Calabasas. This pair gets even more retro thanks to a colourful stripe along the sidewall. The low profile aesthetic makes them especially versatile – a great choice with jeans or joggers.
Is there anything the Chuck Taylor doesn’t look good with?! These unpretentious shoes were made for the morning commute or those long days on campus. And if you get them dirty, simply shove them in the washing machine!
Sometimes it’s the simple trainers that you reach for first, especially during the colder months. The VANS Authentic couldn’t be more understated and with that chunky rubber sole, these will keep you glued to the floor, even on those icy mornings.
It’s the unique fabric on the sidewall Swoosh that makes this beater so unique. These were made for the laid-back student and those who like to compliment a simple outfit with something just a little out of the ordinary.
An autumn shoe needn’t be all-black and thanks to the huge array of Old Skool colourways at Footasylum, there’s tons of eye-catching options. This new-in style showcases the iconic checker-board print which is about as iconic as it gets.
The canvas crafted upper of the VANS Authentic promises protection from the elements without being too bulky. The only contrast to that all-black colourway features to the gum outsole and red Off The Wall branding at the heel.