Size and fit

Fit & Sizing

This low-top tennis-inspired sneaker is solely available in men’s sizing. Most shoe users marvel over this pair’s Dream Memory Foam footbed for the excellent comfort it provides. It features the traditional lace-up closure for an adjustable snug fit, while its low silhouette allows wider ankle movement.

Keds Courty Style

The Keds Courty is exclusive for women’s sneakers that radiate a laidback and versatile appeal. This shoe’s aesthetic remains faithful to the brand’s trademark simplistic designs. Its classic and sporty demeanor helps you look stylishly casual without having to shell out big bucks. Design details such as overlays and line accents add character and texture to its overall look.

The ladies can get away with rocking this pair to semi-casual events and gatherings such as a garden wedding or brunch with friends and a business meeting. Pair this kick in the white colorway with a dreamy, flowy maxi dress for a spring/summer garden wedding. For brunch with friends, a pastel-colored mini-skirt topped off with a ruffle-accented blouse could garner some on-lookers. For business meetings, match this kick with a tailored casual suit and you’re good to go.

Notable Features

Apart from this model’s simplistic good looks, shoe users greatly appreciate the comfort it provides thanks to the Dream Memory Foam-equipped footbeds.

Keds Courty History

The Keds Courty is one of the recently released tennis-inspired sneakers from Keds that adds to the growing roster of updated versions of the brand’s classic line-up. Widely regarded as a veteran footwear brand, this US-based shoe company has been in the industry since 1916 and packs over a hundred years of production under its belt. Keds remains steadfast in providing its female market sneaker models specially designed for them.

Tracing the company’s roots leads to a corporation called the U.S Rubber Company which started in 1892. This corporation was originally composed of various rubber companies that are based in Connecticut. First products include tires and gloves and eventually expanded to footwear. In 1916, the companies under the U.S. Rubber Company agreed to combine all their footwear products and sell under one brand.

This new brand set to house all of these companies’ shoes was originally called Peds but after finding out that it was already taken they decided to change the name to Keds, which means moccasins in Native American. After the name was decided, the brand released a steady amount of footwear that catapulted their popularity and earned them the reputation for coining the term ‘sneakers.’ Their product’s rubber soles were far quieter than previous shoe models and allowed wearers to ‘sneak’ and walk without any sound.

Staying true to its name, the brand’s championing model for a very long time is called the Keds Champion. Crafted with canvas uppers and rubber soles, this famous shoe had been originally worn by a wide range of athletes and eventually adopted by casual wearers. Today the company enjoys a steady success with the help of famous personalities as collaborators. Some of these known figures or brands are Taylor Swift and Kate Spade.

One of the countless products in Keds’ arsenal is called the Keds Courty. It boasts of straightforward design with a Twill-crafted upper. Colorway options include navy, white, black, and light grey jersey.

Additional Info

  • This kick is also referred to as “Keds Courty Twill.”
  • Padded collars offer enhanced comfort around the ankle.
  • The Keds Courty is also available in a leather upper iteration.

Facts / Specs

Style: Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Closure: Laces
Material: Rubber Sole, EVA
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Features: Breathable

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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.