Converse started as a company to sell rubber sneakers. In 1920, they designed sneakers for basketball players and renamed their canvas basketball trainers the “All Star”. The name stuck and was quickly followed by the endorsement of a basketball player by the name of Charles “Chuck” Taylor.
What is desirable
As long as you don’t have the necessity to be suited and booted, Converse can be worn at any time. They have now transcended beyond sports shoes to the new fashionable footwear in clubs. Converse now have unlimited potential to go with any outfit.
The simplicity and uniqueness of the Chuck Taylor sneaker allows a person to wear an iconic fashion piece while remaining true to personal style.
Therefore, they became an icon of everyday street style throughout North America, before they eventually became synonymous with street style and everyday life across the world.