Verdict from 100+ user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Lots of reviewers strongly suggested this sneaker to their peers.
  • Like most Keds footwear, the Double Decker Velvet has an affordable price tag.
  • The majority of the respondents found this pair true to size.
  • A more significant percentage of the buyers mentioned that they felt very comfortable while wearing this footwear.
  • Few ladies felt ecstatic that an inch was added to their heights while wearing this sneaker.
  • Some pointed out that they find the Keds Double Decker Velvet durable.
  • The velvet upper adds a luxurious look, said a couple of satisfied users.
  • Few mentioned that they enjoyed the easy-to-slip-on design of this model.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some buyers expressed their discomfort on the tad stiff heel area of the Keds Double Decker Velvet that leads to the formation of blisters.
  • This model's width is considered narrow by few reviewers.

Bottom line

The reinvented version of the Keds Double Decker gives a little lift and lavish in its wearer's steps. The Keds Double Decker Velvet has been commended several times for its coziness, durability, and versatility. Most of the buyers highly recommended this silhouette for its overall assets without adding extra dollars to its affordable range. Nonetheless, few buyers expressed criticism of this shoe's narrowness making this model less advised kick for buyer's with wide feet.

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Good to know

The Keds Double Decker Velvet is available in the women's sizing from 5 to 11, half sizes available. Even though this shoe runs true to size, some found this a tad narrow. Thus, it is suggested to grab a half size up for cozier strides.

This pair has elastic goring on both sides for easy slide on and off suitable for wearers who are always rushing out the door. The brand inserted the jersey-lined Ortholite sockliner with fabric inner lining to enhance the ride and keep the feet feeling fresh and dry all day long.

The low-top Keds Double Decker Velvet delivers relaxed yet lavish look with its velvet upper seated atop a noticeable thick midsole. This model kept the simple details and highlighted the smoothness of its upper, making it easier to pair up with virtually any wardrobe. Ladies pair this up with dresses, shorts, or ankle pants matched with a button-down top. From the glitzy of sequins to ruggedness of denim, this kick will perfectly go well.

The thick white midsole of the Keds Double Decker Velvet gives this model an appealing, relaxed vibe - a time-out from the usual thinned-sole of most Keds' silhouettes. This facet has been lauded several times as it elevates the wearers' overall look while adding an extra inch to their heights.

Also, the soft texture of its velvet upper gives a charming and posh appeal while keeping the sporty heritage and budget-friendly price range. All these and more make this model worthy to be included in anyone's collection.

Keds has been unswerving in providing redefined shoes for men, women, and children since it was founded in the early 1900s. This brand was the very first to offer quirky and fun sneakers for women, little girls, and toddlers in canvas and leather materials and effortlessly turned as the favored go-to kick for every generation.

Through the years, Keds remained faithful to their signature guise- simple, laidback, cozy, and timeless. Several iterations were introduced to the market using the classic silhouettes from the archives of Keds as the base models to fit the full range of costumers’ preferences. Keds also collaborated with various artists, brands, and retailers to come up with unique and eye-catching sneakers.

The Double Decker is one of the most famous silhouettes of the Keds that has undergone quite a few revamping. Its 1-inch thick rubber midsole has easy to slip design favored by many wearers with an on-the-go lifestyle. This iteration was unveiled in several variations using different kinds of materials, such as leather, canvas, and velvet.

  • The vulcanized rubber outsole is textured to enhance the traction on different surfaces.
  • This product approximately weighs 340 grams.
  • The platform midsole is made of 1" thick rubber.
  • The straightforward Keds branding can be seen on the lateral side and the rubber heel.


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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.