After much anticipation, Converse has officially unveiled the Chuck Taylor All Star II. A contemporary rework to the iconic sneaker first founded in 1917, the release ushers a new way of approaching footwear design, to not compromise functionality and comfort for a stylish getup. While at first glance, the sneaker boasts recognizable detailing synonymous with its predecessor — white foxing, rubber toecap and All-Star patch — a closer inspection reveal a foam-padded collar, non-slip padded tongue and perforated micro-suede liner, elements allows it to stand as a modern classic. Crafted form durable Tencel Canvas, the II carries Chuck Talor All Star’s stripped-back aesthetics with utilitarian appeal, while a Nike Lunarlon Sockliner offers full support and cushioning.
The 2015 fall Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II sneaker makes its debut on July 28 at the retail price of $70 USD for the Ox and $75 USD for the high-top at Converse retail stores, select retailers and online at Converse.com in black, white, red and blue.