|The new Chuck Taylor All Star II|
Chuck Taylor's have long been a staple fashion item for me. As versatile as the shoe is, I've never found it to be the most comfortable shoe. So after reading news of Nike's bringing its technology to a more comfortable redesign of the Converse classic, I got happy. No radical new look for the Chuck Taylor All Star II, thankfully, but an improvement I can appreciate:
Before you feel outraged about Nike’s shoe technology invading your classic Chucks, it’s important to remember that Nike actually bought Converse back in 2003 after it went bankrupt. So without the swoosh, Chucks wouldn’t actually still exist. Thankfully, Nike hasn’t really messed with Converse offerings since the takeover. And the new Chuck II actually sounds like the best of both worlds. Classic Converse styling, with advanced Nike technology.
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