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 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.
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.
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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.
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.
Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.
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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.
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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.
Keds Triple Ruffle Leather History
Women’s footwear manufacturer Keds has been a pioneering brand in producing mass-marketed sneakers since 1916. The brand started as the US Rubber Company then based in Connecticut in 1892 which later turned into Keds when it consolidated with other American shoe manufacturers to form one company. Manufacturing then plimsolls the company was initially named Peds or the Latin name for the foot but was eventually changed into Keds when founders found out that the name was already registered.
The shoe company became successful with the release of the Keds Champion which was patronized by athletes that eventually wore them at the Olympic Games. In the 1950s, Keds further soared into the popular consciousness of the American shoe consumer with its rubber soles that has a light tread that allows wearers to sneak-in unnoticed hence the word “sneakers “ came to light.
As leading women’s shoe manufacturer, big stars and style icons that included Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and John Lennon’s wife Yoko Ono once donned the iconic Keds sneakers. Through the years, Keds sneakers slowly became a staple in women’s footwear. As part of its Ladies First campaign, the company continues its legacy of creating the perfect casual shoe for every woman. One of the styles that came out is the bestselling Keds Triple which had several iterations including materials and colorways to suit the needs and wants and style preferences of the female market.
The Keds Triple Ruffle Leather slip-on has been released as part of the brand’s continued commitment to put “Ladies First” with stylish designs that are more feminine and trendy. The sporty Keds Triple slip-on is given a makeover fit for those wanting more chic and feminine shoe as women ’s footwear from Keds has always placed women’s fashion on top of its priority.
Keds Triple Ruffle Leather Style
A playful ruffle front gives a dressier treatment to the Keds Triple silhouette further elevated by a one-inch platform sole that offers an extra boost in height as well as confidence to the wearers. Offered in black and white colorways that are neutral colors that are easy to mix and match with a multitude of clothing, the Keds Triple Ruffle Leather slip-on design is as girly as this sneaker can get.
Wear this trailblazing stylish $70 slip-on if you are getting tired of the usual lace-up models for women that are often an afterthought of making men’s shoes. At Keds, however, as part of their continuing Ladies First campaign, women’s footwear will always be the top priority. Men’s fashion is placed at the sideline in the Keds shoes as a playful and flirty ruffled slip-on design adds a whole new look to the women’s sneaker game.
Fit & sizing
As a women’s slip-on footwear, the low-top Keds Triple Ruffle Leather shoe has an impeccable balance of feminine touches and the promise of flexible and comfortable footwear. The ladies’ shoes come in medium width and are available in the US sizes 5 to 11 with half-sizes in between for exact fitting.
The feminine silhouette of the Keds Triple Ruffle Leather slip-on design has a right mix of girly and sporty vibe thanks to the smooth leather upper with flirty ruffles placed at the front. Meanwhile, one-inch platform rubber soles and high sidewalls provide an extra boost in height. While the shoe is fashionable in every way, it also has stayed true to the tradition of comfort that Keds shoes bring with an Ortholite cushioned insole.
- Shoe care instructions: spot wash and air dry only.