The Converse brand is much more than basic canvas shoes. It is an icon of the culture of the 70s that has been able to reinvent itself to win over the new generations. Outrageous platforms and soles, low-top models, high-top models, colors and designs for all tastes. There’s a Converse shoe for everyone! The Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers, have been a benchmark in the world of basketball. Thousands of athletes and young people were inspired by these avant-garde style sneakers. In 1970, the Converse Chuck Taylor was crowned the best sports shoe and the best basketball shoe in history. Later, with the explosion of colors came the revolution. From a must-have for athletes, this sneaker became part of the urban outfits that filled the streets. The Chuck 70 replicates and improves all the details of the classic model from the 90s, and comes with a luxurious finish. We prepared a list of the best Chuck 70s and how to style them for the new school year.
Chuck 70 Hi ‘Black’
Starting off with fan favorite, the Chuck 70 Hi in black. The unisex deep sneakers combine classics and modern details. Back in 1970, the first model of these basketball-inspired sneakers was released. The Converse Chuck 70 celebrates that heritage by blending details inspired by the past with modern comfort trends. An OrthoLite insole adds to the comfort of these timeless sneakers. The modern model features an extra cushioned insole for arch support and stability, while the canvas upper is lightweight and tougher for extra durability. On the inside, two circular openings provide excellent ventilation and keep your feet dry and fresh. The recognizable star on the ankle highlights your style. The timeless shape of these classic lace-up sneakers is a shape you recognize and love, so there’s no reason not to wear these sneakers every day, all day. Some sneakers simply get lost over time, but the Chuck 70s in black turns time in its favor.
Comme des Garçons Play x Chuck 70 Hi Top ‘Multi Heart’
Japanese fashion house continues to create and envision diffrent styles for Converse signature pieces. One of our favorites for this season is the Comme des Garçons Play x Chuck 70 Hi Top ‘Multi Heart’. The shoe is made with high top upper and premium touches, with now signature Comme des Garçons heart-and-eyes logo made by New York graphic artist Filip Pagowksi and brand’s founder Rei Kawabuko. The canvas upper is colored in off-white, with shiny metal eyelets and double stitching. The classic silhouette with playful twist brings out a good finishing touch to every outfit. From casual jeans and shirt, to elegant trousers and shirt combo.
Fragment Design x Moncler x Chuck 70 Low ‘Insignia Blue’
For the lovers of the low Chuck 70 silhouette we present the collaboration of three giants, Fragment’s Hiroshi Fujiwara, Moncler Genius and of course Converse. The minimalist artistry of Fragment mixes with creative sophistication of Moncler and Converse shoes signature silhouette. The ‘Insignia Blue’ colorway updates the silhouette with an elevated design, featuring the low-top, 12oz blue canvas upper, rubber toe cap and raised black foxing. The Moncler and Fragment logo can be seen printed on the lateral sidewall. This sophisticated yet sporty style will definetly be a valuable adittion to your back to school outfit.
Rick Owens x TURBODRK Chuck 70 High ‘Black Lacquer’
Converse and Rick Owens released a new joint sneaker model. It’s again a variation on the theme of the classic Chuck 70 silhouette, and the new model Owens is signing is called the TURBODRK. Owens transferred The signature square toe of his shoe models to the sneaker and added a long tongue as well as the famous TURBODRK finish as a link to previous collaborations with the brand Converse. The material from which the sneakers are made is denim, which after being coated with a special coating looks like natural leather and is equally resistant. Designed in black and white color scheme, the shoe is easily combined with every outfit, while bringing it an interesting flare.