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PRO-Keds began in 1949 as a brand aimed at sports and athletic performance. Based on quality, durability and a solid reputation, PRO-Keds became one of the leading names in athletic footwear. The first PRO-Keds shoe, originally released as the Royal Tread, was the Royal, a classic canvas basketball shoe in high and low tops featuring an identifying red and blue power stripe adjacent to the toe. The Royal was worn and endorsed by the then Minneapolis Lakers, the first-ever NBA® champions, who won five consecutive titles in PRO-Keds, led by the great George Mikan.

By the late 70's, PRO-Keds was worn by a portfolio of NBA stars and had become tantamount with the biggest personalities in sports. The athletic shoe brand grew into a full performance line for athletes, making PRO-Keds one of the oldest shoe brands in the world.

Many styles attained cult status in the neighborhoods of New York among the streetwise who adopted PRO-Keds shoes as the first real sneakers with style. PRO-Keds became the shoe of choice with b-boys everywhere and earned its place as a true icon of early hip-hop culture.

After an absence of nearly 20 years, PRO-Keds shoes are reissuing some classic styles from its archives such as the Royal Canvas, the Court King and the historic Royal Master basketball shoe, bringing to life, once again, the heritage and history of this athletic brand.

To this day, PRO-Keds continues to stay rooted in its heritage with its classic styles while reinvigorating the footwear category with designs that capture today´s popular culture trends. In addition, Pro-Keds continues to progressively release authentic sports originals in a wide array of colors and materials, staying at the top of their game!

Pro-Keds: Selected For You

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

$59.95

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

$59.95

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Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

$80.00MSRP: $84.95

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Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

$84.95

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Classic Suede Jumpshot

$49.61MSRP: $90.00

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Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

$84.95

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Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

$64.95

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Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

$64.95

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Core Leather

$80.00

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

$59.95

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Royal Lo Camo

$59.99MSRP: $65.00

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Royal Lo All Pros Mesh

$50.00

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Latest Pro-Keds Reviews

Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s All Star’s were the only way to go. Now I don’t see how as Pro Keds are better looking and of higher quality. I’m a size 11 and had to go down to a 10. It’s nice wearing a canvas hi-top that the teenage girls don’t wear.

from Durango on April 30, 2021

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I was pleasantly surprised by these shoes. They felt a little large, and a little hard in the insoles initially, but they proved themselves both supportive and comfortable after a little break-in period. They've served me well for the past year, and they garnered a lot of compliments too!

from Nashville on April 28, 2021

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Royal Lo Camo

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

The website said made in USA but clearly on the shoes it’s marked made in China.

from Brooklyn on April 21, 2021

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Royal Lo Camo

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Style 2Rated 2 stars out of 5

I specifically searched for a sneaker not made in China and a few option came up, this was one. These shoes are made in China. The site said made in USA but clearly marked on the shoe, made in China!

on April 21, 2021

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Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Wore these in the 70s as a teen loved them .The modern versions are not nearly as comfortable or sturdy. I still like and will buy more just wish they'd bring back the 70s high top I'd be more then willing to pay more. But I still dig the look of these.

from Oregon on March 22, 2021

Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Everything so good.

from Puerto rico on February 13, 2021

Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Fit is great ( very comfortable) . Material quality is outstanding . Takes me back to the good old days !

from St Thomas US Virgin Islands on January 24, 2021

Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

Was not as comfortable as I expected.

from Ardmore, OK on October 02, 2020

Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Great throw back to my childhood because Pro Keds were all I ever wore other than dress shoes or sandals.

on September 10, 2020

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Good for a teen who loves retro style.

on June 26, 2020

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Core Leather

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

I, first, had a pair of these almost 50 years ago. I loved them then and love them now. My true shoe size is 12B and the 12's I ordered were too long. The 11 1/2 size fit me perfectly. After wearing them for a couple of days they are beginning to conform to my foot. Sorry I waited so long to get another pair.

from INDIANAPOLIS on April 25, 2020

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Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I feel very nostalgic wearing these sneakers. I look at them and they make me smile. I had a great childhood and spent along time in Pro Keds and PF Flyers. They look and feel great. Worth the wait.

on March 03, 2020

Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I am a lady who typically wears a 9 or 8 1/2. I bought the 9 and the fit was good. Unfortunately I have to return these. I have plantar fasciitis and these shoes will not work for me. Too bad because I love them !

on February 17, 2020

Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Great quality! Was looking for a good canvas shoe to replace Chuck Taylors which fall apart and wear too fast. Fit a bit larger. I'll order a half size smaller next time. Not much arch support but that's the way these type of shoes are. Definitely recommend!

from Milpitas on February 09, 2020

Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Didn't purchase from here but from Amazon instead - Pro Keds are AWESOME, if not more comfortable than Converse. I did actually buy a vintage pair off eBay prior to brand new ones, and it turns out the older manufactured Pro Keds definitely run small. A vintage 11 for mens is more like a 10.5 or 10, very tight. A 11 mens from Amazon fits PERFECTLY, width, length, toe box, everything. Converse are great, but these have thicker sole, more cushioned walk, and slightly better arch support than Chucks do. They're priced fairly higher but I think if you plan to wear these out for years it's worthwhile purchase.

on January 02, 2020

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I normally wear Vans slip-on men’s 8.5(women’s 10). So I decided to try the 8.5 and it fit perfectly. The insole can be removed to accommodate another type of insole. This style Pro Keds were the first pair of sneakers I wore 45 years ago.

from NC on December 10, 2019

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Pro-Keds Royal Hi Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I am grateful that these shoes are, in my opinion, "wider than marked". Compared to Converse hi-tops, for example (which I can hardly even get my wide feet into), these are comfortable. The foot bed is slightly spongy. The style is, well, stylin.

on November 20, 2019

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Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

The shoe fit well. Love the old style.

from Ft Lauderdale on November 19, 2019

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Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

OLD SCHOOL, didn't know they still made Pro Keds until I found these.

from Spring Hill, Florida on October 17, 2019

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Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Very comfortable and lightweight.

on October 17, 2019

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Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Buy them! They are super comfortable right out of the box and get better everyday. Run just a smidge wide but that plays into a loose comfort. I love the retro style - I’m mid 50s and they bring back fond memories. My hipster kids bought me too!

from California on October 11, 2019

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Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Very comfortable right out of the box. Stylish (if you like retro) too!

on October 06, 2019

Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

This pair was a re-order 1/2 size smaller than the original ordered. The original, ordered in my usual size was too large. These shoes look very sharp but as standard for Keds, the sole including heel is flat and takes a little getting used to. Construction is first class.

on September 30, 2019

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Pro-Keds Royal Plus Suede

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Style is great. Work or play. Could use a little arch support.

on September 10, 2019

Pro-Keds Royal Lo Classic Canvas

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Will order 1/2size down

on August 19, 2019

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