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These low-top sneakers from Keds come exclusively in women’s sizing from 5 to 11, half sizes included, in B Medium width. This modern edition retains the classic Champion silhouette and allows wearers a flexible yet comfortable and supportive fit. Securing the foot is a lace-up closure with four pairs of eyelets and round cotton tonal laces, which can be adjusted for a customizable fit. Cushioned Ortholite insoles are in place for added in-shoe comfort.
The all-time favorite classic Keds Champion has been re-engineered with modern-fitting upgrades to make your feet more comfortable and still stylish. This “Felt” rendition flaunts a fuzzy felt upper with metal eyelets and two sets of round cotton laces for a tonal or contrast look. Signature Keds aesthetic is still visible with classic brandings on the tongue, heel, and side collar. Like the original Champion, this edition is versatile and looks great with a wide range of outfits from short shorts to skirts, jeans, leggings, and dresses.
The Keds Champion Felt, as the name suggests, is a modern take on the Champion silhouette using felt as its primary material. The unique felt upper replaced the classic’s signature canvas material to suit cold weather conditions in style. This shoe also has its heel counter layered under liner and covered with terry cloth material.
Keds wouldn't be as successful as a shoe brand as it is today if not for its Keds Champion shoes. The Keds Champion Originals shoe was the first ever shoe created with a canvas upper and rubber sole. It debuted in 1916 or more than 100 years ago as the footwear that gave birth to the term "sneakers." Its proven success provided a foundation not only to Keds as a brand but also to the whole sneaker industry.
The Champion Felt is a modern upgrade to the classic and iconic Champion silhouette from Keds. It has been available as early as 2014 but re-released in August 2018 with several colorways including "Camel" (brown), "Oatmeal" (light brown), and "Charcoal" (dark gray). The Felt iteration replaced the signature canvas upper with a unique felt material (hence the name) while staying true to the brand's heritage. It also features a soft jersey tongue with added foam, soft fabric lining, heel counter, and rubber calendar outsole. Each pair of the Keds Champion Felt retails at $50.
- The Keds Champion Felt also features a soft and cushioned jersey tongue for added comfort.
- An extra set of white laces is provided.
- The blown rubber midsole of this Keds shoe provides excellent support and shock absorption.
- The gum rubber outsole allows superior traction.