Founded in 1916, Keds redefined footwear with the introduction of the Champion sneaker. The iconic design was one of the first options to provide women with accessible, fashionable footwear and ignited a style revolution. Over the past 100 years, Keds have been worn by iconic women such as Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Jackie O, and Yoko Ono.
In 2015, Keds introduced the Ladies First Since 1916 platform in over 80 global markets and launched a powerful new era in its history. 2016 marke the brand's centennial year, celebrating 100 years of fashionable footwear and a passion for female empowerment. Keds is a division of Wolverine Worldwide, the world's leading maker of casual, work, outdoor, and athletic footwear.