9 Most Memorable Keds Collaborations

Major League Baseball
For the 2016 season, Keds teamed with Major League Baseball to release the Champion MLB Pennant collection featuring 11 teams — including the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers. The shoes are embroidered with team logos and include baseball-stitch detailing.

Taylor Swift Collection
Keds’ multiyear deal with Taylor Swift was a major push for the brand. Last year, Swift starred in Keds’ Ladies First campaign, kicking off a new era surrounding female empowerment. With multiple collections, Swift gave fans shoes commemorating her 1989 World Tour, along with the Champion Sneaky Cat.

Keds x Taylor Swift Sneakers
Keds x Taylor Swift
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Opening Ceremony
In 2011, Keds teamed with Opening Ceremony to create a collection of baseball-inspired shoes. Keds reintroduced the Championship Series in three colors for Opening Ceremony’s Fashion’s Night Out event.

Keds x Opening Ceremony Sneakers
Keds x Opening Ceremony
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Colette x Doraemon
In line with Keds’ 100th anniversary, the brand worked with French retailer Colette for a limited-edition collection featuring the popular Japanese character Doraemon. The collaboration included two different styles and was sold exclusively at the Parisian boutique.

Keds x Colette Doraemon Sneakers
Keds x Colette Doraemon
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Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade and Keds launches their first collab in 2013 and have continuously released new collections since. With stripes, polka dots, sequin and glitter, Kate Spade infused its whimsical femininity into the classic sneaker.

Keds x Kate Spade Sneakers
Keds x Kate Spade
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Made in the USA
The capsule collection, sold exclusively at Barneys, pays homage to the brand’s deep roots inAmerican fashion and culture. The entire shoe is designed, sourced and manufactured in the U.S.

Keds x Made in the USA Sneakers
Keds x Made in the USA
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Malhia Kent
A special nine-piece collection with textile manufacturer Malhia Kent, slated to launch August 25, includes revamped versions of the Keds’ iconic Champion, Triple Decker and slip-on outfitted with textiles from the famed French Malhia Kent textile mill.

Keds x Malhia Kent Sneakers
Keds x Malhia Kent
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During its ongoing collaboration, Keds and Madewell released three collections featuring feminine aesthetic sneakers. Styles included shoes featuring vintage-inspired Madewell floral print, eyelets, stripes and polka dots.

Keds x Madewell Sneakers
Keds x Madewell
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The collection with sustainable design house Loomstate, sold exclusively at Barneys, includes five prints based on the Keds’ classic Champion laceless silhouette. The shoes were designed with 100-percent certified organic cotton uppers and linings, nickel-free eyelets and completely recycled insole boards.

Keds x Loomstate Sneakers
Keds x Loomstate
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