Verdict from 100+ user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • The classic white or black sneaker looks excellent when pairing them with any casual outfit like maxi dresses, jeans or shorts, several reviewers note.
  • Numerous wearers comment on how comfortable the Keds Triple shoes feel to the feet, making them ideal for an extended period of wearing
  • Several buyers find these white casual sneakers extremely affordable at only $55 per pair.
  • The one-inch thick soles are commended by a few buyers who think these made them look taller like wearing wedges or platforms despite them wearing a flat casual sneaker.
  • Despite the thicker soles, many of those who purchase the Keds Triple customers find them lightweight.
  • A good number of reviewers note how timeless the design of the Keds Triple that several generations seem to like this low-top canvas sneakers.
  • Some of those who have this classic sneaker are frequent buyers who have trusted the brand and design for several years.
  • Aside from giving extra height, the thicker sole also provides ample support and protection to the feet, some customers disclose.
  • Some commenters note that this low-top sneaker has breathable materials, making them ideal for almost daily wear during travel or on hot summer months.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A few reviewers say the Triple sneaker from Keds feels uncomfortable to some users requiring arch support.
  • The top edge of the heel digs into the skin so wearing socks with added cushioning could be helpful to prevent any discomfort, some users share.
  • The all-white version of the sneaker could be difficult to wash as it cannot be machine washed or soaked for too long because the printing of the brand name at insoles often bleed blue when immersed for a long time in the water.

Bottom line

Elevated to perfection, the Keds Triple aims to please its female fans with its sheer simplicity. This classic white or black platform sneaker elicits a boost in height with a contemporary and dressier style.

The breathable canvas material makes them an ideal travel shoe for hot summers as the thick outsole cushions the feet for a flexible all-day romp. A bonus to this classic look is its budget-friendly price of $55 that makes you look sophisticated and chic in your casual look without breaking the bank.

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Good to know

With a more loose canvas material for a comfortable wearing experience, the Keds Triple comes with a lace-up closure that allows a customizable fit. The round-toe silhouette of this all-white footwear comes in sizes for women.

Empowering women through this simple take on canvas shoes, the Keds Triple sneakers gives enough freedom for women to do whatever they like and wear whatever they want. The classic white or black colorways of this footwear allows it to blend with shorts, pants, skirts, and dresses with ease.

Walk with these comfy and lightweight sneakers while running errands in the mall and supermarket or bring them in your next travel to the tropics and you’ll never worry about pairing them with your outfit of the day. The elevated sole also allows you to skip through small puddles and dirt on the road with ease while the flexible sole allows you to walk for miles without feeling any discomfort. Simply put, you’ll never go wrong style-wise with a classic white sneaker like the Keds Triple.

The Keds Triple silhouette takes us a step higher with it one-inch elevated outsole for added height and support. This central feature of the classic white or black canvas kick is further upgraded with cushioned insoles and breathable linings for an all-day casual style. The flexible and textured thick soles also assure your every step with reliable traction.

Keds are the OG-equivalent of all mass marketed sneakers in the world today. Keds first used the term sneakers on their canvas shoes that had soft rubber soles that allowed those wearing them to sneak around silently.

The brand started in the U.S. Rubber Company created in 1892 as a union of several rubber companies in Connecticut producing tires, gloves and later on shoes using other brand names. In 1916, the company decided to consolidate and come up with a single name for their plimsolls. Initially, they arrived at the name Peds or the Latin name of the foot but later changed it upon finding that the name has already been registered. They settled for Keds, a Native American term for moccasins.

Among its first and bestselling design is the rubber-soled, canvas plimsoll known today as the Champion original which was worn by champion Olympic soccer players, tennis stars and college athletes. In 1949, Pro-Keds was introduced as a line intended for athletic activities with several professional basketball players wearing the shoes.

In the 1950s, Keds enjoyed popularity because of the Keds casual appeal and minimalist look that mixes well with a wide range of outfits. The next decades have been pretty steady regarding sales for Keds even if it changed ownership and controlled by Stride Rite Corporation and its parent company Collective Brands Inc. which also owns Sperry Top-Sider in 1979. The brand is now owned by Wolverine World Wide which acquired the brand from its parent company Collective Brands for $1.32 billion in May 2012.

Over the years, Keds has remained as a forerunner in the female shoe market with the likes of Mischa Barton and Taylor Swift as its most famous endorsers. The brand also has successful TV ad runs and exposure in television shows and movies in Hollywood.

The casual sneaker design of most of Keds designs has remained unchanged through the years with its canvas upper and solid rubber soles. Tweaking on the bottoms with a little bit of platform, the first Keds Triple design came out in 2014 in all white and eventually in a black version. Soon other variations of the Triple shoe were released like the Triple Kick, Triple Decker, Triple Metallic, Triple Solids and collaboration with Kate Spade New York.

  • One-inch platform sole boosts height and adds support to the feet.
  • The Keds Triple has a 4-eyelet lace-up style with regular flat lacing.
  • A soft, breathable lining on the canvas upper assures breathability.
  • The cushioned insole of this classic sneaker is supported by a flexible and textured rubber outsole.
  • To wash the Keds Triple, it is advised to only spot wash and air-dry the sneakers as machine washing is not allowed.
  • Female celebrities spotted wearing Keds Triple shoes include Karlie Kloss, Ariana Grande, and Kristal Jung.


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