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Converse: One Star

Converse: One Star

Skate sneaker to lifestyle icon

How the one star sneaker became a recognisable symbol around the world.

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As leather basketball sneakers become the norm in the early 1970’s, Converse created a leather All Star pair with a star logo. The logo was borrowed from the Chuck patch as a way to introduce a new sneaker with a recognizable symbol.


Various renditions of the sneaker were introduced throughout the 70’s including suede and leather versions in both low and high tops. The sneaker stayed in the product line until 1979 and fast-froward to 1993, a suede leather option was reintroduced as the One Star.

Immediately following its release, the One Star was marketed as a skate shoe.

Since then, the One Star has transitioned from a skate sneaker to a lifestyle icon, counted as one of the classic basketball shoes turned skate model, turned all-round fashion statement.

The spring-ready premium red silhouette comes with the signature suede upper with a white star and midsole that incorporates an Orth Olite insole for better cushioning and comfort to jump right into spring.


Available in different colours in stores for men and women, discover them all.

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