The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star is without a doubt one of the most recognized shoes you’ll see on the streets. First introduced almost 100 years ago, “Chucks” as their commonly referred to, have become a versatile shoe with a popularity that exceeds past the United States.
Walking all day in a pair of Chucks however, are probably not your first choice if you’re looking for comfort. But fear not, because the American footwear brand has revamped its classic kick with the official release of the, Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II. The updated version gives the original silhouette some modern day flavor. And in a design twist, the shoe is inserted with Nike Lunarlon technology, a padded non-slip gusseted tongue and a suede liner, all designed to provide more support and cushion on your long walks and long days.
This shoes is simple, but that’s what makes a pair of Chucks so appealing. The details on the white foxing bottoms, rubber toe-cap and All Star patch, give you a taste of yesteryear while celebrating the now. As Converse President and CEO, Jim Calhoun, shared, “The Chuck Taylor All Star is one of the most legendary and iconic sneakers of all time. The launch of Chuck II is a ground-breaking moment for Converse as we continue to move the brand forward through creativity and innovation, ushering in not just a new sneaker, but a completely new way of thinking.”
The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II is available now in the traditional hi-top and oxford styles, in Black, White, Red and Blue. We’ll be getting a pair, or two.
Story By: Jasmine Sabagquit
Images By: Converse