Understanding Converse Shoes
Converse shoes are popular since ages. This brand of shoes has been around for many years and they still appear stylish. Initially they were introduced in black color. But over the years, many styles and colors have been released. People have a liking towards the yellow color shoe, as it blends with different fashions and outfits. This shoe is a simple shoe that is made of rubber and canvas. It is comfortable and stylish too. Even school children wear these shoes. In fact, it is now understood that this type of shoes easily fits with most school dress codes and are also found to be fashionable.
Marquis Mills Converse had established his rubber shoe company in the year 1908 in Malden Ma. It went ahead to produce the Converse All Star shoe which was considered as the most classic shoe. In those days, the company focused on producing basketball shoes. It was in the year 1923, when Converse customized basketball shoes for the New York Bens, who were the first African American basketball team. In 1939 both teams of the first NCAA Championship game played, by wearing their Converse All Stars Shoes. Earlier, All Star Shoes could be purchased either in black or white but later with its ever growing popularity, seven additional colors were added by the company.
Converse is a brand name for basketball shoes. In the year 1918, it was Charles H. Taylor a basketball player, who patronized this canvas shoes which made of rubber soles. In the 80’S, Converse Company went out of business and finally it was purchased by Nike. The company “Nike” produced the Converse shoes in China in order to reduce the producing cost.
Today, Converse shoes are specially worn by entirely new crowd. The major section of the people who wear Converse shoe, are not connected with basketball game. In fact, they have not even touched a basketball in their entire life time. However, these shoes are popular among them. It’s a common practice for kids to wear Converse shoes at school. They feel comfortable and enjoy wearing it.
Converse shoes are comfortable, durable in nature and look cool. The entire design is simple but yet smart looking. It is a known fact that Converse shoes have been for about 90 years now. The best part is that they are still selling. I am proud of particular footwear that has been popular since many years and it is still being popular among different types of people. Anyone can wear them. Yes, I am talking about these shoes.