For a lot of us, sneakers are a way of life. But take a quick look around and you’ll notice that when it comes to kicks, there are literally thousands of options available thanks to the countless brands and seemingly infinite silhouettes. Since many of us are a few decimal places shy of being a millionaire (for now), it helps to know which fundamental sneaker styles are must-have.

To help boost your kick game, we’ve developed a detailed breakdown of the five types of lifestyle sneakers you should always have on hand (or in this case, foot). Investing in these pairs will prepare you for just about any social or athletic occasion. The guide is being housed by our friends at eBay, so click here to give it a look and start shoring up that sneaker collection.