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Must-Have: The Converse All Stars Dainty

28 Jun

Every woman on the planet must strive heard to get hold of this amazing cool sneakers by Converse. This is just an amazing pair of shoes that needs to land in every woman’s shoe rack.

Even Adele sports this kind of shoes. So why don’t you? It comes in different colors, and if you have the luxury of money, you can buy and collect all pairs. If not, then you can buy the neutral colors so you can pair it with all the outfits in your closet.

Look at Adele!

We see her as someone who is so glamorous and usually goes for embellished gowns by Burberry during world tours. However, when out for an errand, she prefers to rock it with this Converse All Stars Dainty.

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The Neighbors actress, Bella Thorne, wearing a pair. It is the picture perfect girl next door kind of outfit she rocked. Even though she is a bit busy, she still was able to chill and take a walk, thanks to this comfy Converse pair.

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They may be simple, but these are some shoes with a whole lot of history. Canvas Converse were created for basketball players almost a hundred years ago and since then they have proven to be perennially popular both on and off the court. And they just never age. In fact, the more battered they are, the better!

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Many Hollywood actresses have been seen sporting this old-school pair of shoes. It will surely have eyes hooked on them. Plus, a lot of people have said that this pair actually makes women look cool and chic at the same time! What can be better than that?

 

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What are the newest Bright Colored Sneakers for spring 2012?

26 Mar

Keds is coming out with some bright and colorful sneakers for the spring 2012 season.

Colors like: red, orange, lime green, dark blue, and tons of other great colors. Bright and shiny Keds are all the rage this upcoming season and everyone will be talking about the new Spring Keds collection.

Keds have been around for ages, almost 100 years ago, people were sporting their version of the Keds sneaker. The new spring Keds collection will be a throwback to the Keds of yesteryear and bring back a vintage appeal with a modern twist.

There are many ways to wear your bright Keds:  Pair them with the trend of bright denim this upcoming season. Denim is cropping up in many bright colors; such as red, royal blue and green. There is nothing better than the new bright Keds to pair perfectly with the colored denim.

In addition the Keds Company is also coming out with shiny Keds! Yes, you heard that right. Keds sneakers with a twist! Shiny Keds have been spotted in colors such as navy blue, red, white and black; they are patent leather and look very unique.

Spotted for the new spring Keds collection, were also printed Keds. There are various prints and color schemes to choose from; the prints are understated and have a vintage feel, almost like a printed dress from the 1960’s. Some are polka dotted and some have stripes; but all the new Keds sneakers have the classic design we all know and expect from Keds.

Glitter, did I just say glitter? Yes, glittered and sequined Keds have also been spotted for the new spring 2012 collection. These specific Keds are sans shoelaces and co-designed by Alice + Olivia. The colors are olive green, silver, cream and black.

The new spring Keds collection for 2012 is going to be epic.

Meanwhile, check out some creative colorful Keds I found at other awesome sites:

1) Shiekh women’s athletic shoes are super comfy and unique:  I loved those yellows! PS: They are on SALE :

Shiekh stylish yellow women keds

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2) Get yourself some flowers for April! Loved the pair of colorful red flower Converse sneaks:

Red flower converse sneakers

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Let me know what you think!

The History of Red Sneakers

15 Mar

Red sneakers have a long and fulfilling history going back to the turn of the twentieth century. Wait? Turn of the twentieth century?

Yes, in fact the humble sneaker has a history as long as your car and longer than many of your most treasured items in your family’s household.

Many believe the earliest sneaker, including the red sneaker, go back as far as 1917 to the basketball player, Chuck Taylor’s famous design. However, this is incorrect, the red sneaker goes back even further to as early as 1907, to the invention of vulcanized rubber by Charles Goodyear, almost immediately afterwards companies began producing athletics shoes of various designs and varieties.

However, Chuck Taylor can in fact trace red canvas sneakers back to the famous design in 1917, who suggested the canvas sneaks design when he was playing basketball professionally. In 1916, a company called Keds began producing sneakers, one of which was Red Keds. Red Keds in fact were the first to use the term “sneakers” in reference to their shoes’ rubber soles ability to “sneak” around corners.

Since then sneakers, including the various red sneakers design have been a staple of teenage fashion. Whether it is for their athletic uses or through the use of various subcultures among teenage fashion populaces, sneakers have become a commonplace sight on many school campuses. Since the 1980s and 1990s teenagers among the “punk” and “Goth” subcultures of teenage students have been wearing sneakers such as Red Keds due to both their simplicity and variety of design.

Many famous wearers of red canvas sneakers include Led Zeppelin, Woody Allen, Dustin Hoffman, and more. These have increased the exposure of the sneaker design among the teenage and other populaces in the fashion industry. Leading to their use in the casual shoe industry among followers of fashion trends. Today many teenagers wear them as a symbol of pride and solidarity among their peers.

However, red sneakers are still popular in their intended use in the field of athletics. Their rubber soles allow for continuous use on surfaces such as basketball courts and their canvas lining provides an aerated atmosphere for one’s feet to feel comfortable in playing. Ever since that first endorsement sneakers of all kinds have been a staple of basketball and basketball culture among the teenage fashion trends. Red sneakers in particular are a particularly fashionable version of the classic red canvas sneaks design. Sports endorsers are bigger and better, increasing the marketing and exposure of these shoes among the athletics fashion populaces.

Therefore, whether one wears them for fashion or for practicality a pair of red keds or red canvas sneaks is the way to go for comfort and practicality. Use in both athletics and fashion keeps the sneaker at the forefront of clothing and fashion design and trending. The sneaker has come a long way in our time, and shows every sign of continuing on as strong as ever, and those original designs are still with us to this day.

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