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
    $50
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The women-specific Keds Champion Shirting is available in sizes 5 to 12 US in medium width. While this model runs true to size, few disclosed that it has a narrow width; thus, they suggest grabbing half or full size up for wearers with wide feet. This shoe has the soft textile lining to enhance the breathability with a cushioned footbed to maximize the comfort. Meanwhile, the lace-up closure provides personalized, adjustable fit for more comfortable strides.

The classic low-top silhouette of the Keds Champion Shirting displays the heritage profile with modernized material that added freshness to the ladies' ensemble. The dainty prints enhance the pretty style while the classic Oxford lacing system with textured wrap-around midsole gives a sporty vibe.

Some ladies wear their Champion Shirting with capris, jeans, shorts, and even with khakis and paired with a button-down shirt, clean tees, or even with oversized hoodies. Meanwhile, some strut this shoe with their dresses or skirts and paired with a blazer or a jacket.

Aside from its timeless silhouette, the shirting material on the upper gives the Keds Champion Shirting its striking feature that is worthy of onlooker's second glace. This shirting material has woven stripes or plain prints and is made of a fine cotton material used in making shirts.

Keds has been delivering relaxed and straightforward footwear since 1916. It was formed by the developer of vulcanized rubber called US Rubber Company and first called it 'Peds' but found out the name was already taken; thus, they picked 'Keds' instead which is synonymous to moccasins in the Latin.

The first shoe introduced by the Keds was called the canvas plimsoll and, later on, became popular as the Champion Original. Its canvas upper and vulcanized rubber sole instantly became admired because of its simplicity. It was advertised as sports footwear but later on, embraced by the lifestyle scene.

Keds Champion has gained a cult-like following and peeked its fame until the 1990s. The brand was launched internationally and formed solid fan base because of its simplicity, versatility, and comfort. The Keds continued offering various chic Champion Original variations that are exclusively for the ladies.

One variation of the Keds Champion Original is the Shirting edition which stayed authentic to the classic look of the Champion but with altered upper material for a modernized look. It is made of shirting material that adds refreshing vibe to one's overall look.

  • This product weighs 230 grams.
  • This pair comes with two sets of laces - tonal and white laces.
  • It has the flexible, textured rubber outsole for reliable traction.

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