Converse was founded in 1908 by Marquis Mills Converse, in Malden Massachusetts USA. Initially designed as a basketball shoe, Converse sneakers are renowned for their comfort, durability, support and flexibility. The their most iconic sneaker the Converse All Star has remained largely unchanged the 1920s. Converse sneakers generally consist of a stitched upper, rubber toe cap and a sole that is usually made of brown or white rubber. Although Converse Chuck Taylor and Converse All Star are made of various materials such as leather, the original and most widely known version of the sneaker is made from cotton canvas.
Over the years the popularity of Converse has remained and key silhouettes like the Converse All Star have become icons in modern streetwear culture. Check out the full range of Converse Shoes today at JD Sports, available for Men, Women and Kids.