I remember that before my last semester of college in 1977, I wanted some new sneakers. Well, I got some PRO-Keds "Royal Plus Hi-Cut" suede sneakers; dark blue with white stripes. I remember that the Nike Blazer was also available with the same color scheme, but I didn't get them. As I remember, they seemed too soft!
Here's a very similar model, but this is in white mesh with blue stripes.
Here's a slightly different model, still featuring two stripes: white leather with green stripes. This model also had a green outsole. Hopefully, it didn't leave green marks on Mom's kitchen, Coach's basketball court, etc., etc....
Finally, here's the advertising copy that Uniroyal used for a 1976 advertisement for the "Royal Plus" model. Not only did Nate Archibald endorse and wear this style, so did the late Pete Maravich.
Finally, Pro-Keds reissued three high-top colors:
They also reissued several low-top colors, including:
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