Let's talk about on-sale sneakers, shall we? When browsing the clearance section of any website, it's easy to find yourself wondering, "Why in the heck are these on sale!?!" But, it's time to flip your perspective: While some discounted items are definitely not worth the second glance, there are tons that shine bright in the sale bin. Just think about it: They've been on the shelves long enough for the season's trends to dissipate, meaning they've already withstood the test of time and hypebeast only buyers. Therefore, your chances of buying a pair of kicks that won't sit on your shelf collecting dust is exponentially higher. In a nutshell: go sale or go home. 

So, now that we've set the stage for more sale purchase confidence, it's time to revisit a few of this year's earlier drops now that the smoke has cleared. Click through for 13 options that were worth the wait.

More than 50% off? That's holy-grail sale.

Saucony Shadow 6000 Egg Hunt Sneakers, originally $120, NOW $49, available at Urban Outfitters.

Classic Vans. Promise you won't slip.

Vans Sk8-Hi 'Banana' $75 $56, available at Zappos.

Silver shoes look even better when they're discounted...and when they're sneakers. 

Nike Air Max Thea, $120 $84.97, available at Nike.

Pretty pastels are always a win.

Reebok x FACE Stockholm Classic Leather Spirit Sneakers, $70 $49, available at Opening Ceremony.

White on white sneakers? That's the definition of summer.

Puma Basket Classic Croc (Men's), $75 $45, available at PUMA.com.

Best blues ever.

Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Moire, $130 $69, available at Urban Outfitters.

Slide to the left. Slide to the right. Reverse! Reverse!

Adidas Adilette EQT, $54 $26, available at Naked CPH.

Something you can wear to work? WIN.

Ash Quartz Woven Laceless Sneaker, $225 $80, available at Neiman Marcus.

Been looking to join the Stan Smith club? Look no further.

adidas Originals Stan Smith Sneaker, $117 $70, available at ASOS.

These aren't your typical Forces. Flyknit? Yes, Lordt.

Nike Sportswear Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit, $178 $88, available at Naked CPH.

These aren't your typical Forces. Flyknit? Yes, Lordt.

Puma Select Blaze of Glory Mesh, $144 $100, available at LuisaViaRoma.

Because black Converse = must have item.

Converse All Star High Black Monochrome, $70 $82, available at NeedSupplyCo.

Fall pick up, FTW.

New Balance Women's 580 Meteorite Casual Sneaker, $110 $55, available at Macy's.

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