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The chukka-style silhouette of the Keds Scout Chukka Splash Twill generally fits medium width feet. With its narrower construction, wearers may go half to a full size up to get a roomier fit. The sneaker-boot hybrid shoe for women has a lace-up fastening and high-top built. Sizes range from 5 to 11 with half-sizes in between for accurate fitting.
Built with form and functionality in mind, the waterproof sneaker-boot style of the Keds Scout Chukka Splash Twill features an improved woven twill material in the upper with a narrower built that is veered away from the typical bulky cleats. The narrowly-constructed and stylish silhouette and neutral black and olive colorways allow users to style them easily by pairing them with skinny jeans or pants without having to contend with bulky sneakers.
Wear the Keds Scout Chukka Splash Twill high-top sneaker with denim, leggings, or slim chinos without looking awkward when wearing clunky cleats as the design smoothly blends with a variety of clothing that women wearers remain poised, confident, and stylish amidst heavy rain or snow.
An essential component of the Keds Scout Chukka Splash Twill is its polyurethane treatment coating on the twill material that repels water and stains. The lace-up cleatie design also has a cushioned Ortholite footbed to keep the interiors comfy while a rugged rubber outsole prevents slips by having ample traction on wet surfaces.
A 2018 follow-up after the successful release of the Scout Splash cleat-sneaker hybrid, the high-top Keds Scout Chukka Splash Twill features a sleek and stylish design with a chukka-style. The high-top sneaker retains its waterproof treated material that repels water as well as stains. The twill cleat is highly functional as it is stylish giving its wearers a choice to permanently ditch those chunky cleats in favor of this sneaker-boot hybrid.
American shoe manufacturer Keds has been a pioneering brand when it was first established as the US Rubber Company in 1916 and later on became Keds after its merger with several other companies that formed into one company. As the first originator of rubber-soled footwear in the US, Keds was also behind the term “sneakers” for the canvas and rubber shoes they have been producing. The light tread of the sneakers allows its wearers to sneak around without creating too much noise. The rubber shoes were also highly sought after by athletes during that time as the rubber-soled shoes made its way as a favorite in the early Olympic Games.
Among the first successful design of Keds are women’s shoes, the Keds Champion. Since the success of the Champion shoes, the brand slowly made a name for the brand as a sneaker company focusing on female clients as the company continued to revolutionize its shoe portfolio by offering platform shoes and high-heeled shoes that had the comfort of casual sneakers.
In 2016, as part of the centennial anniversary of Keds shoes, the company launched the Ladies First campaign that introduced women’s footwear that is functional and geared towards modern living. One of the sneakers launched is the Keds Scout Splash which features a waterproof high-top construction and resembles a cross between a cleat and a sneaker. The shoe was lightweight and less bulky but remains resilient during strong rains or heavy snow gearing up women with a boost of confidence to conquer any weather without any hassle especially during the fall or winter season.
- Care instructions for the Keds Scout Chukka Splash Twill specify that it should only be spot washed and only for air drying.
- A back heel pull tab aims for easy on and off.
- Keds branding details on the Ortholite insole, back heel, collar, and tongue.