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Converse All Star. The 100-Year-Old Trend

It’s one of the most iconic brands in the States – and arguably the world. 2017 marks the Converse All Stars’ 100th anniversary. So what’s so special about Converse sneakers and just who is the legendary Chuck Taylor who lent his name to these classic shoes? In a recent exclusive interview with Couponbox, Elizabeth Semmelhack, author of Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture said that the All Stars, aka Chuck Taylors, successfully towed the line from basketball sneaker to a fashion icon suitable for both men and women to wear, and that’s what’s made them so popular. They started being worn on popular TV programs and movies in the ’50s and ’60s, cementing their place in mainstream society as a fashion trend in addition to a sports shoe. Charles Hollis “Chuck” Taylor was an American basketball player turned salesman, who joined the ranks of…

How To Wear & Style Your Sneakers In 2013 Winter?

There’s always that one thing us girls refuse to let go regardless of season and the street styles & celebs fashion have spoken. It’s the sneakers ladies! The comfy chic Tom boy-ish shoes were our fashion crush all throughout 2012 Spring & Summer and somehow we can’t part with these uber cool, urban yet quite feminine style staples. I know just last season FashionTag peeked into this trend (click here to read), but still it’s impossible not to notice how stubborn this style is, and since some of the girls have asked me to do a post on how to wear sneakers in winter… here we are. Basically ladies I think these shoes look good with almost anything if you style it right. Trousers – stick to skinny. Go for jeans, leggings, sequined, leather, printed and pair them with feminine tops to get a sophisticated…