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    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
    $40
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The sneaker's easy slip-on feature is supported by an elastic gore feature on the tongue to secure the shoe in place. It sits on a durable yet flexible rubber outsole which is seconded by a removable insole for top-notch cushioning. The twill upper completes the pleasure package.

Men and women are fortunate enough to avail the sneaker which has size ranges of 7 to 12 and 5 to 11, respectively. All Keds Chillax sneakers run in a medium width.

Going boldly by removing the laces proved worthy with the Keds Chillax. Incidentally, the laceless look works well with almost any kind of outfit may it be jeans for going out or PJ's for chilling out. Women can partner it with summer clothes like dresses and skirts while men can go for a relaxed image by coupling it with shorts or denim.

The washed twill upper projects a flimsy look which when worn would readily conform to the shape of the wearer's feet. Its low top form and slim structure would suit those with narrow feet.

At first glance, the washed twill upper gives out a distinctive look which deviates from most Keds models found in the market. Most importantly, the unlaced look would be the pinnacle characteristic of the sneaks.

From its heirs of rubber development to its unshattered legacy of producing slim casual shoes, Keds had continued to cater their patrons for decades with many comfortable silhouettes. Since its establishment in 1916, the Massachusetts company had come a long way from being the first one to coin the term "sneaker" to producing shoes for male and female worldwide.

The Keds Champion was the so-called pioneer shoe that started the sneaker trend. Keds invested on its image and made numerous iterations following its shape and structure. Take for example the Keds Chillax which is technically the same shoe but with revamps on the upper material and enclosure. One could chill and relax if there are no laces and to go out is as easy as slipping on these shoes.

  • Prominent colorways for women are Drizzle Grey, Charcoal, and Taupe. Men can sport the sneaker in an Auburn tint.
  • The footbed is removable which is convenient for throwing the sneaker in the wash.

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