We know you love your Chucks, but hey kids, it’s important to catch up on a history lesson or two. We stumbled upon an interesting book in the Amazon Marketplace, a book by Abraham Aamidor about Chuck Taylor himself. From basketball to the classic sneaker, this book goes through the life of the man himself. We’ll have a book review on this item coming up.
Need the latest info on Chuck Taylor shoes AND some of your other favorite sneakers? Nice Kicks is a website that is dedicated to bringing you the freshest sneaker information on the market. With brand specific sections, their database of sneaker info is sure to amaze.
“Fly shoes. Fresh news.” is their tagline and they provide just that. They have info on the biggest and hottest Branson such as Air Jordan, Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Puma, Converse, Reebok, Supra, and Vans. We don’t really understand why people would wear anything other than Chuck Taylors but that’s a personal matter.
Approximately 20 shoes wide and 24 shoes wide, the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Canvas experiment puts on quite a show. The video brought home a Silver Design Lion, a Silver Promo Lion, and a Bronze Cyber Lion at Cannes Inernational Fesitval of Creativity 2011. The Canvas Experiment was created by Perfect Fools in Europe.
SneakerHead.com has a premium selection of quality brand shoes, including Converse and the Chuck Taylor All Star collection. In addition to the great content and accessories, they have an archive of shoes called the Sneakerfolio.
Check out the description from SneakerHead.com:
Take a look back and learn about past sneaker releases with Sneakerfolio. Categorized by year of release, Sneakerfolio provides detailed photos, descriptions, price history, popularity, and original customer reviews. You can also place your vote to “Bring Back” the fresh styles you slept on.
The Converse Sneakerfolio on SneakerHead.com is pretty awesome. You have the ability to view shoe releases from 2005 so it’s a great way to track down your favorite Chucks.
Do you remember getting that first hole in your beloved pair of Chucks? Battle scars I like to call them. My current Chucks (aka my Daily Driver Chucks) got their first tear at an Against Me! concert in Bloomington Illinois. I specifically remembered that night, not only because the pit severely brutalized my Chucks but because my friends and I got into a heated debate with another concert goer whether PF Flyers or Chucks were more original. I think we know how that one turned out.
Since then, my daily drivers have been pretty beat up but they are still holding up strong. I think that I have a unique story for each pair of Chucks that I own, all starting with the first little rip.
Summer time calls for… Converse Chuck Taylor sandals? Not exactly, but check out the new styles offered ‘All Summer’ long. Also, Converse has been pumping out new media with a Converse exclusive track featuring Kid Cudi and others. Check it out!