Every once in a while I am walking down the street and I see a teenager, middle-age man, or even senior citizen taking a stroll on the same road. The thing they all may have in common? They are wearing Chucks.
Chuck Taylor shoes have lasted generations. Now, we can safely say that the selfie generation, millennials, baby boomers and beyond appreciate the simplicity of the Chuck Taylor shoe. I am currently sporting a pair of all black low tops.
What makes these shoes so classic? What makes these shoes so lovable? The price point has been reasonable for the longest time. The shoes look great when they are fresh or even scuffed up. They last until they literally don’t last anymore, and even them I’ve seen people wear the Chucks with duct tape holding them together. Usually that fits the teenage demographic.
Whats more, the clothing styles that these generations have sequestered always fit with the Chuck Taylor shoe. Although it’s not a “buy it for life” type of product. It’s definitely a “wear it for life” type of product. Few things can be considered as classic as the Chuck Taylor Shoe. Fewer things can be even considered as cool as the Chuck Taylor shoe. The Zippo lighter comes to mind.
So, for the love Chucks. If you have a Chuck Taylor story you would like to share with us, send us a tweet at @Chuckverse and share your story.
One of the cultural icons of our generation is to see the Chuck Taylor come into play on a couple’s very special day. The wedding day. Typically seen as part of the groomsman’s uniform, we received a message from a Photography company that had a very cool take on bringing Chuck Taylors to the ceremonious day.
Something that we have never seen during our search for Chuck Spotting, the tip we got was about custom monogrammed Chuck Taylors. Yes, weddings these days have their own logos and their own websites and in San Francisco might even have their own apps! There’s no doubt that SnapChat filters are a popular wedding decoration as well. Nonetheless, these Chuck Taylors are amongst the coolest we have been able to spot. And, what a beautiful shot of the rings intertwined to these gorgeous custom pair of chucks.
You can view more photos from the couple’s beautiful wedding celebration on the Photographer’s website, Red Eye Collection.
Congrats Ashley and Malorie! Special thanks to Red Eye Collective for the photo, check them out if you are in the San Francisco Bay Area.
It’s been a long time since I went to my high school prom (I’ll spare myself the embarrassment and won’t tell you exactly how long it’s been), and when I look back, I wish I had done a few things differently.
I wish I had said “yes” to the boy who I had a crush on instead of rejecting him for fear that I would star in a real-life rendition of Carrie.
I would have gotten a limo and would have indulged in all the things that you’re supposed to indulge in when riding in the back of a limo.
And I would have worn more comfortable shoes…Chuck Taylors, to be specific.
So for all you high school students who are looking forward to your upcoming prom, heed my advice. Head over to Converse’s website and check out their killer shoes that are sure to match your tux or dress.
Ladies, there are Chuck Taylors in virtually every color, so you can get the pair that perfectly matches your dress, whether it’s sunset orange or plum purple. My favorite? Chuck Taylor Premium Sequins, a simple low-rise Chuck Taylor sneaker adorned with silver sequins and sure to give your ensemble a little bling-bling.
Gentlemen…what’s more classic than a sleek, black tuxedo? It will go with your date’s gown, even if she’s chosen a less-than-flattering color such as puke green or glaring gold. And a pair of Chuck Taylor Leather shoes will give your tux that extra class (and comfort) it will need to get you through the night.
So what kind of Chuck Taylors do you think you’ll be sporting for your prom this year?
Chuck Taylor Premium Sequins photo and Chuck Taylor Leather photo taken from Converse.com.