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5 reasons to buy

  • It is possible to wear the Keds Double Decker Suede all day due to the comfort it provides, according to many reviewers.
  • The low top slide-on shoe is easy to pair because of its versatile color, some mention.
  • According to many users, this sneaker has a style that is appropriate for daily use.
  • A lot of people enjoy the sufficient support and the ease of the slip-on style of the shoe.
  • Wearers of the Double Decker Suede receive adoration while donning the pair.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Few find the side of the Keds Double Decker Suede rubbing the heel bone, which results in having blisters.
  • Several find a tad difference between the color description and the actual one.

Bottom line

This new Double Decker variety, which is covered in suede, is a mixture of a luxurious and toned-down design. Aside from the easy-to-wear slip-on profile of this pair, which is perfect for ladies who are always on the go, the suede upper makes it a premium footwear for daily wear.

 

Facts

Base model: Keds Double Decker
Top: Low
Inspired from: Casual
Collection: Keds Double Decker
Closure: Slip-on
Material: EVA, Rubber Sole, Suede
Price: $50
Colorways: Brown, Green, Grey, Purple
Special editions: 6 special editions
Size
Small True to size Large
Fit
Tight Loose
Support
Neutral Stable
Flexibility
Stiff Flexible
Breathability
Warm Breathable
Cushioning
Firm Plush
Durability 7/10
Comfort 7/10
Traction 7/10
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Another rendition of the Double Decker is the Keds Double Decker Suede. With this version, the upper’s construction is suede. Because of the material used, it generally holds the foot better and provides more support. The pair also features a twin gore side, which makes slipping on and off the shoe easy.

This pair is offered only in women’s sizes. However, due to its profile, some wearers find it narrow despite having a regular width. 

Transitioning from day to night without needing to change one’s pair of sneakers is possible with the premium Keds Double Decker Suede. Its soft suede appeals to the eye while the velvety twill lining and the cushioned footbed provides utmost comfort. 

Like the rest of the Keds Double Decker line, this also has an undeniably versatile design. It is a great shoe to wear in the office paired with black slacks, while also rocking a casual look with either regular or skinny jeans, capris, and dresses. Its vibrant mauve colorway is also compatible with the colors of the fall season.

Keds Double Decker has several renditions. From the name itself, what identifies the Double Decker Suede from others is its suede upper. Aside from the upper’s material, it kept the original’s low collar, slip-on framework, and chunky sole. It also has the Dream Foam footbed, which gives its users a cushy stride and ample support. The pair is also designed with an Ortholite technology that allows airflow for a cool foot and a long-lasting cushioning.

Keds is a brand that is known for empowering women. Since starting its operation in 1916, it remains to conduct its business by redefining women’s footwear. This American brand of canvas shoes with a rubber sole is well known for the Champion Originals. From the day it was released, the silhouette has not changed much. However, Keds did not stop there, and they started to incorporate functionality with style.

The Keds Double Decker is a sneaker for women with a chunkier sole compared to the Champion. Despite having a thick bottom, it did not lose its comfortability. The Double Decker has a slip-on construction, which over time, gained recognition from a lot of users due to its comfort, convenience, and versatility. It produced several varieties, and one of them is the Keds Double Decker Suede. This pair also comes in a perforated version called “Keds Double Decker Perf Suede”.

  • The brandings are visible on the heel and collar. 
  • It has a flexible and durable outsole.
  • Extended widths are available.
  • For care: spot wash and air dry only.
  • It has a round toe design.

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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