Street style emblem, Converse is one of the most famous and desired brands in the world. With a rich history spanning decades of athletics, music and subcultural movements, the enduring allure of the brand has drawn international audiences across generations.
Established in 1908 as a Massachusetts-based independent rubberized footwear company, today Converse has more than 100 official stores and retailers worldwide. Its international fame is thanks, above all, to the iconic high-top Chuck Taylor All Star model, a quintessentially American classic, favored by basketball players and rock stars alike, that takes its name from the Basketball Hall of Famer.
The famous sneakers, thanks also to covetable collaborations with avant-garde brands including Comme des Garçons and Maison Margiela, has evolved over time through numerous variations on the theme, changes in color, materials and shape of the original shoes, without ever losing its appeal . After all, raise your hand if you don't have at least one pair in your shoe rack!