Converse unisex premium black canvas low top retro basketball sneaker. The first mass produced basketball sneaker in North America, the Converse All Star debuted in 1917 in natural brown colors with black trim. In 1922, Converse hired Charles “Chuck” Taylor as a salesperson and player-coach for its club team, the Converse All Stars. In 1933, Taylor signed a contract to add his name and signature to the shoe; a year later, Converse officially changed the sneaker’s name to the Chuck Taylor All Star. Part of Converse’s “Chuck 70” line that produces Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers in retro-inspired colorways and with retro details and quality.
• Seven-eyelet lace-up front • Black canvas upper • Rounded toe • “Egret” white rubber toe bumper • Silver-tone metal eyelets and medial midfoot vents • “Egret” white flat laces • Tonal canvas tongue • Tonal grosgrain tape heel tab • High “Egret” white rubber foxing with black stripe • “Egret” white vulcanized rubber midsole with black stripe • Black and white rubber “CONVERSE ALL STAR Chuck Taylor” star patch on midsole heel • Dark brown rubber outsole • Contrasting white stitching • “Egret” white canvas lining • Interior heel counter • Style # 162058C • US men’s sizing; buy 2 sizes down for US women’s sizing • Made in Vietnam