Facts

  • Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $75
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The Ace Leather Gem by Keds is an eye-catching, low-top sneaker that is made exclusively for women. Its sizes range from 5 to 11 in medium width. Half sizes are also available for a more accurate fit.

With its feminine last, this shoe runs a tad small. Therefore, it is recommended to size up when getting a pair of this kick. Fortunately, the leather material used on the upper of this kick stretches a bit after the break-in period. Also, its laces allow for a bit of customization when it comes to width.

Add some dazzle to your current wardrobe with the Keds Ace Leather Gem. This all-white sneaker comes with removable gems that you can slide around the laces however way you want for extra oomph.

This Keds Ace Leather iteration looks great with ripped jeans or denim shorts. A long, flowy dress can also be used with this kick for a more feminine getup.

Dressed in the classic Keds Ace silhouette, this sneaker has a round-toe, leather upper construction with a full lace-up closure. It utilizes the Dream Foam for enhanced cushioning and comfort. This kick also comes with a glittering heel accent.

Keds is a global company that is more than just a sneaker brand. It is also a symbol of women empowerment and strength. Founded in 1916, this company was the first to release rubber-soled canvas plimsolls, which are now known as sneakers. 

Keds shoes were already being worn by Olympic athletes and champions in the 1920s. However, it was only in the 1960s that they became popular among celebrities and fashion icons. Some of them include Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn.

As the brand’s popularity continued to rise, its footwear collection also expanded from all-white sneakers to more colorful ones. Today, Keds shoes are not only limited to lace-up sneakers, slip-ons, boots, high-tops, and sandals are also available for adventurous shoe enthusiasts.

Despite the new silhouettes that were released by the brand, the classic all-whites are still among the most sought-after shoes by sneakerheads. This is evidenced by the many iterations from the Keds Ace collection. 

Users are given the option to express their eccentric personalities with the Keds Ace Leather Gem. It can easily be customized with the help of the removable gems that can be slipped through the laces. 

  • The Keds Ace Leather Gem sits on top of a rubber outsole that is both lightweight and flexible.

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