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    Low Top

    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

    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.

    High Top

    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.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collaboration

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    A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    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.

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    $65
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The Keds Kickstart Sunnylife Andaman sizing is offered in ranges 5-11 Medium. Placed with six eyelets with lace to toe design, expect that these are strapped to your feet without a doubt.

Probably the most neutral out of all the pieces included in the collab collection, the Kickstart Andaman still conveys a summer-ready vibe with its nautical colorway. The geometric pattern in navy and white allows it to be paired with endless outfits. The website suggests to pair these with denim and everything white but don’t be limited as these make an excellent match even with colorful sundresses, flouncy skirts, and colorful capris. 

The collaboration with Sunnylife means that summer is endless. Inspired by the seas of the Andaman islands, these sneakers make the perfect summer piece to add on any collection. Its navy colorway contrasted with leather accents on the shoe strap and collar, not only adds contrast to the canvas upper but makes all more durable. 

Being one of the pioneers of sneakers, Keds had a considerable head start in the footwear industry as it was founded in 1916. Rubber-soled shoes, which is its pioneer product, garnered the term sneakers, translating to the tool that is used to "sneaker around" as it doesn't produce any sound.  

Throughout the history of the brand, several silhouettes were released. One of which is the Kickstart, a summer-ready shoe. Like its other classic models like the Champion, Triple, and Triumph, the Keds Kickstart gets several makeovers and dressed with different colorways and patterns. 

Matching that holiday look at the beach, Keds tied up with Sunnylife. Perfect for the summer and spring, Sunnylife stays true to its name of providing summer essentials from beach floaters to towels. Their playful and quirky designs certainly catch anyone’s attention which is pretty much an excellent addition more than its practicality. 

  • Each Keds women's kickstart Andaman purchased comes with a freebie Sunnylife cactus pin. 
  • Just like other Keds sneakers, the brand suggests to spot wash and let it air dry as part of its caring instructions. 

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