Verdict from 100+ user reviews

10 reasons to buy

  • The Keds Ace Leather is available in several colorway options.
  • Many purchasers were impressed with the shoe’s superb comfort when worn.
  • Some reviewers liked the budget-friendly price of this shoe.
  • This low-top Keds shoe is stylish and looks great with any outfit, as claimed by heaps of impressed reviewers.
  • A few reviewers commented that they really liked the padded collar for its added comfort.
  • The leather material of this shoe is soft, which is a plus for some reviewers.
  • Many buyers loved the colors of the Keds Ace Leather.
  • Some reviewers reported that this shoe is easy to clean.
  • Several purchasers applauded the superb quality of this shoe.
  • A couple of purchasers said that the Keds Ace Leather is lightweight.

3 reasons not to buy

  • One reviewer stated that although the Keds Ace Leather is already comfortable, a slightly more padded insole would be nice.
  • Some users reported that their pairs made a loud squeaking sounds when walking on a wood floor, which makes them a bit uncomfortable and annoyed.
  • A few users noted that this shoe does not have much arch support.

Bottom line

One can never go wrong with the minimalist look of the Keds Ace Leather. Beyond its neat and straightforward look is a comfort that has been impressing lots of buyers. Built with minimally designed leather upper, this low-top goes with almost anything from shorts to denim and dresses regardless of the colorway.

Adding to these is a budget-friendly price, which makes it even more appealing despite a few downsides such as lack of arch support and squeaking sounds.  

Tip: see the best sneakers.

Good to know

The Keds Ace Leather is a low-top sneaker inspired by a tennis shoe silhouette. Its minimalist upper features a traditional lace-up closure that offers a customizable and secure fit. The overall hold and support of this shoe are good while the leather upper conforms to the natural feet's shape.

A women-exclusive shoe from Keds, the Ace leather is available in sizes ranging from 5 to 11 in Medium width. Also offered are half sizes from 5.5 to 9.5. The fit is true to size for most reviewers.

With its minimal design and construction, the Keds Ace Leather couldn’t get any better in the casual sneakers trend. The soft leather upper (in either white or black) with matching monochromatic laces is clean-looking, adding a pop of color on the heel tab as its only design accent for a feminine touch to its sporty casual flair. Easy-to-wear, easy-to-style - you can never go wrong with the Keds Ace Leather. Wear it anywhere with anything from shorts to denim, dresses, or anything in between.

The Keds Ace Leather boasts a polished and clean look with its white leather upper and monochromatic laces. One feature that stands out and gives the shoe an authentic Keds style, however, is the pop of color on the heel tab for a feminine touch.

Beyond its stylish appearance are features that make the Ace Leather indeed a comfortable pair to strut. It has a cushioned Ortholite insole and a kiss foam padding on upper and collar.

In 2016, American shoe brand Keds introduced the Keds Ace Leather - an all-white leather low-top sneakers fit for lifestyle use. It presents a cushioned Ortholite footbed, padded collar, breathable linings, and lightweight herringbone-patterned rubber outsole. Indeed, a trendy shoe model, it has been made available in several colorway options that are all in white leather but with varying colors on the heel tab accent. Completing the look are gold foil accents on the sidewall Keds branding.

Also made available later on is a black version of the Keds Ace Leather. This shoe features an all-black leather upper that sits atop a clean white midsole with stitching details accent.

  • The Keds Ace Leather utilizes a cupsole with herringbone pattern for traction.
  • Stitching details are visible on the midsole.
  • A Velcro version of this shoe, called the Keds Ace V Leather, is also available.
  • On the sidewall is the Keds text branding in gold foil. Another Keds branding is visible on the heel and insoles.


How Keds Ace Leather ranks compared to all other shoes
Bottom 34% sneakers
All sneakers
Bottom 29% Keds sneakers
All Keds sneakers
Bottom 33% low sneakers
All low sneakers


The current trend of Keds Ace Leather.
Compare to another shoe:
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.