Converse is an American footwear company that produces sneakers, lifestyle brand footwear, and apparel. The company is known for its iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker, as well as its collaborations with artists, designers, and celebrities.
Founded in 1908 as a rubber shoe company, Converse launched the iconic All Star basketball shoe in 1917.
In 1923, basketball player Chuck Taylor endorsed the All Star by adding his signature to the ankle patch, and the shoe became known as the Chuck Taylor All Star.
In the 1960s and 70s, the All Star gained popularity among the counterculture movement and became a symbol of rebellion.
In 2003, Converse filed for bankruptcy and was acquired by Nike.
Today, Converse continues to produce classic and innovative sneaker designs, as well as apparel collaborations with brands such as Comme des Garçons and golf wear with professional golfer Rory McIlroy.
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The Chuck Taylor All Star is a canvas or leather sneaker with a rubber toe cap, and is available in a low-top or high-top design. The sneaker is known for its timeless style and versatility, and is available in a wide range of colors and designs.
The One Star is a suede sneaker with a rubber sole and signature star logo. The sneaker was originally released in the 1970s and has recently gained popularity among the fashion crowd.
The Jack Purcell is a canvas or leather sneaker with a signature smile toe cap and blue foxing stripe. The sneaker was originally designed for badminton player Jack Purcell in the 1930s and has since become a classic and timeless style.
Converse sneakers typically run large, so it is recommended to size down a half size from your normal shoe size.
Converse sneakers are not designed for high-impact physical activity, but they are comfortable for walking and everyday wear.
The Chuck 70 is a premium version of the Chuck Taylor All Star, featuring upgraded materials, a thicker sole, and a more cushioned footbed.
Yes, Converse sneakers can be washed in cold water with mild soap and air-dried. Avoid putting them in the dryer, as it can cause damage to the rubber sole.
Yes, Converse sneakers are available in half sizes to ensure a better fit.