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Attentions '80s Kids: Keds Now Come With Friendship Pins Built In

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At some point some time between 1987 and 1989 it was The Thing to gird your Keds shoelaces with a smattering of cutesy friendship pins. This season, Keds are bringing the trend back for nostalgic 30-somethings everywhere with the release of pink and green "Champion Gal Pal" ultrasuede sneakers—complete with friendship pins already built in! They're $55 each at TheOriginalSneaker.com through December only.
· Keds [Official Site]