April 1st, 2012 by Aaron Hope
The Converse One Star Seeker debuted last fall, blending a chukka silhouette with the familiar branding from what might be the Chuck Taylor All Star’s most famous offspring. And now it’s time for more seeking this spring with two new pairs popping up in faded canvas with white contrast stitching to match their laces and Stars. Your choice of blue or black will in either case yield a versatile lifestyle look that feels like a traditional casual shoe but has just a pinch of that classic Converse athletic appeal. Check out both pairs after the jump, then buy one or both of them directly from Converse.
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July 29th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
For a majority of the 20th century, Converse supplied ‘lifestyle sneakers’ before they even had a name. Take for instance the Chuck Taylor, a basketball shoe released in 1917 that went on to become one of THE default footwear choices for people of all ages all around the world. Chuck gave birth to the One Star and we’ve seen a ton of both of those models, so how about refreshing the latter with a new silhouette straight from the fashion world’s most popular trends? The Converse One Star Seeker can be seen as a midtop chukka silhouette atop a classic Converse vulcanized sole, their sole branding a simple star cutout on the lateral heel area. Chocolate and wheat suedes are both no-brainer staple items to anchor your wardrobe and they should be out soon as part of Converse’s fall 2011 catalog.
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