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Chuck Taylors

Podiatrists Say Chuck Taylors Are Nothing More Than 'Glorified Socks'

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.20.2016 | Style

You'd be hard pressed to find somebody in the United States who doesn't know what a Chuck Taylor is. A Chuck Taylor is no longer a man, but a shoe nam...

Converse Chuck Taylors Get Their First-Ever Redesign In 98 Years

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style

There are few shoes more iconic than the Chuck Taylor All Star. The simple yet stylish kicks from Converse first hit the scene (and streets) in 1917. ...

8 Times Sneakers Looked Absolutely Perfect With A Dress

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.10.2015 | Style

Photo credit: Daniel Zuchnik via Getty Images You know that super-cute cocktail dress that you only wear on special occasions, because the sequi...

25 Outfits That Were Dramatically Improved By Converse Sneakers

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad and Chanel Parks | Posted 03.12.2014 | Style

There are few outfits that can't be made better by a pair of Converse. Whether you're wearing a leather jacket, basketball shorts or a ball gown, ...

What I'll Never Forget About My '70s Gym Class

Tom Cramer | Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I believe the proper term is physical education, but in 1970s Chicago it was called gym class or simply gym.

Leave The Heels At Home, We Have Some Much More Enticing Options

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.24.2013 | Style

Your feet will thank us!

She Likes Chuck Taylors As Much As Men Like Boobs

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 11.20.2012 | Style

We're seriously jealous.

These 37 Stars Make Us Miss Our Converse

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Recently there's been much ado about Kristen Stewart's love of Converse. The actress loves to walk on a red carpet wearing a couture frock with a pair...

Life Is Full of Fresh Starts

Randi Miller | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC
Randi Miller

When I was a kid, my mother always took me and my sister to Hahn's Shoes to get new shoes for the coming school year. The smell of newness is so indelible in my memory, so indicative of the whole concept of starting fresh.

19 Iconic Products That America Doesn't Make Anymore

Bussiness Insider | Anika Anand and Gus Lubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Another American icon has bit the dust: Pontiac. GM is canceling the 84-year-old brand after winding down production over the past few years. Like ...

The Gaslight Anthem and Memories of Blue Jeans and White T-Shirts

John Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Koch

The Gaslight Anthem burst onto the scene with fists pumping and hearts on their sleeve, both paying homage to the rock heroes before them and working steadily to take their place among them.

Converse Sneakers Get A Dr. Seuss Makeover

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The classic sneaker company Converse has decided to add some literature into its line of shoes. Converse has just launched its line of Dr. Seuss theme...

Chuck Taylor? Adidas? Keds? How Your Sneakers Got Their Names

Wall Street Journal | Ethan Trex | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We all know that Nike is named after the Greek goddess of victory, and the origin of "Air Jordan" is hardly obscure, but where did some other famous s...