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In 1916, the Keds brand was introduced by the U.S. Rubber Company as the first national athletic and lifestyle footwear brand. At this time, the shoes were called sneakers, a term invented in late 1916 by Keds advertising agency because the rubber soles made the shoes quiet. Worn by Olympic soccer players, scores of National and International tennis champions, and many college athletes, Keds was coined the shoe of champions because of its reputation as America's premier athletic brand. Not only was Keds a leading athletic brand, it was also the brand of choice for leading style icons due to its classic, stylish, and authentic characteristics.
Although I love this shoe, it fis a bit large....the side wall gaps open when I walk in them.Published 11 months ago by LMac
BUT it runs so big! I wear a 7.5, first ordered a size 7. After wearing them for a few days, I gave them to my niece and ordered a 6.5. Read morePublished on January 13, 2013 by J. Powell
These shoes are very comfortable and have a lot of cushion! I have a narrow heel and am not able to wear lace-less shoes a lot but these fit like a they were made for me!Published on January 13, 2013 by maddie