Facts

  • Top

    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.

  • 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.

  • Price
    $140
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Crafted for women, the Keen Kaci Winter Waterproof Mid is available in US sizes 5 to 12, including half and full sizes in between. As for the width, it only comes in B - Medium profile. The lightly padded interior keeps the fit snug while the lacing systems allow for fit adjustments. According to some users, this model is a half to a full size bigger compared to other Keen shoes of the same size.

Bring the outdoorsy vibes to your winter ensemble with this hiking-inspired cleat. The Keen Kaci Winter Waterproof Mid for women pairs well with skinny jeans or tights with a crew-neck shirt and a jacket or thick cardigan. The earth tones sported by this model matches with plain and printed tops.  

Designed for winter and wet conditions, the Keen Kaci Winter Waterproof Mid features the KEEN.Warm insulation which keeps the feet warm and cozy. The breathable interior lining keeps air moving while the Cleansport NXT treatment prevents malodor formation.

Its upper is made of the oiled nubuck that helps repel water and moisture. The trainer employs the brand’s Metatomical footbed which is anatomically engineered to provide better underfoot support, especially on the big toe.

In 2003, Martin Keen launched the Keen footwear line which embodied his love for the great outdoors. It started off with the Keen Newport, a multi-sport sandal that provided exceptional grip on rocky and wet terrains but provided exceptional toe protection.

In the following years, the brand has expanded its offerings that protect against different weather conditions like the Keen Kaci Winter Waterproof Mid. Since its conception, Keen has made it its mission to protect and conserve the environment by partnering with numerous non-profit organizations with the same agenda.

  • The compression molded EVA midsole delivers shock attenuation.
  • The rubber outsole provides traction on wet surfaces but leaves no marks on polished floors.
  • Keen recommends using special leather cleaner and conditioner to treat everyday wear and tear.

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