The Converse All Star is a staple of any shoe collection worn by sneakerheads all over the globe. Originally designed to be a basketball shoe in the 1920’s, later becoming a popular choice for casual footwear. Converse continues to pump out new street style classics today, with fresh collabs and bold new prints. These shoes, along with all the people who wear them continue kicking down barriers redefying sport, street style and culture for decades. Built to empower dreamers and innovators to unleash their potential! Created from a cotton canvas, vulcanised rubber, and a whole lot of vision, the Converse All Stars are legendary kicks crafted with care to give creative soles the tools they need to make a statement!
Who Is Chuck Taylor?
Chuck Taylor was a semi-professional basketball player playing for the Akron Firestones. Taylor helped boost the promotion of these kicks by becoming the promoter of the All-Star basketball shoes. His marketing mastery catapulted these sneakers into the big leagues for both professional and casual watchers of the sport. Quickly becoming a favourite for ballers on the court due to the shoes eye catching looks and diamond tread giving fantastic pivot and power. The All-Stars crossed over to fashion thanks to its bold style becoming a staple lifestyle shoe. Thanking Chuck for all of his efforts Converse branded their iconic kicks the Chuck Taylor All Stars in '32, sealing his legacy in their ankle patch.
Converse Platform Shoes & High Tops
Today, the All-Star Chuck Taylors are crucial staple in the sneakerhead community, featuring many alterations from low tops, high tops and shoes with leather uppers. Need a trendy pair of shoes to wear every day that will make you stand out from the crowd. The All Stars are your perfect choice browse the full range at JD Sports New Zealand and get your perfect pair that expresses your personality.
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