Ami always the classic Converse? View our gallery and discover what’s new for spring-summer 2013.
Who does not have at least a couple of the most popular sneakers in the world? We’re talking of Converse, the canvas shoes with recognizable white rubber sole worn by everyone and so beloved by the stars.
A bit of history…
It all began in 1908 when Marquis Converse created the company Converse Rubber Shoe Company in Massachusetts and, aware of the great success he was enjoying basketball in the United States, he decided to create the famous Converse All Star model. So in 1923 the professional player Chuck Taylor the sponsored with signatures and then all players wear a pair of Chuck’s!
Since then the success of the “basketball shoes” was a crescendo, it has sold more than 600 million All-Star and in 2003 the company was bought by the giant Nike. These shoes are loved not only by young people but also by the shoes addicted who want to have a casual yet sophisticated. Not surprisingly, over the years we have created the increasingly fashionable and wearable models not only for sports activities.
Chuck and more…
The sneakers best known, over the years have followed the trends of the moment with the creation of new models, patterns and colors more brightly and even the introduction of new material. Also see: sandal making process.
Converse, then, it is not only Chuck but many other models, such as the model Pro Leather, launched in the 70s, revisited in modern while retaining the elegance of the past. And ‘the reference model for all those who love the vintage style.
The collection 2013
Rock stars and Hollywood do in tenders for new Converse models, but what’s new for spring-summer 2013?
The timeless Chuck gets a new version Side Zip, from fun neon colors with contrasting interior is passed to the trend of the moment, the version camouflage. For those who love vintage style Chuck dresses of why stars & bars or in the classic basic versions finished in suede, like white or gray, for those who prefer a more minimal style.
For 2013 Converse has designed and was inspired as always by the young and by the road.This is where the best ideas! The new model Chuck Platform is designed for those who want to impress and dstinguersi from the crowd: the classic model joins a sole high that there will surely give that touch of originality you seek.
From the catwalks who started the fashion of grunge and vintage style to the streets, this is the model Star Player, beautiful in basic colors and new prints and the special sole usedwhich makes it a model of the tip along. The collaboration with fashion designer John Varvatos has produced new models made with treated fabrics and fine leathers suitable for the urban dandy style.
They could not miss the Limited Editions of Converse who knows how to impress: theStonewashed give life to an incredible collection made of new shades.
Real news glamor of 2013, the edition Application with patches of inspiration college studs lining the classic and contrasting color laces, an explosion of preppy and punk that blend creating an elegant style.
The true fashion addicted Converse has dedicated Special Edition in fluorescent colors with lace inserts and gems that will make your Chuck a real gem!
Fashionistas what are you waiting to try them?!