Vintage Converse Shoes

It’s difficult to imagine what 1920s-era basketball player and shoe salesman Chuck Taylor would have made of the new John Varvatos-designed red seersucker low-top All Stars, with eyelets but no laces, or the Comme des Garçons white or black sneakers, high-top or low, featuring Taylor’s name on one ankle and a crude Valentine’s Day heart with cartoon eyes on the other. These contemporary riffs on one of the most enduring basketball shoes in...Continue Reading