Verdict from 7 user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Many love the All-Star GORE-TEX Lugged Waterproof Leather High Top’s boot-like protection. 
  • It’s not only stylish but functional as well, claim a large number of users.
  • According to a lot of reviewers, the shoes are comfortable and warm.
  • Numerous buyers get a lot of compliments from wearing the sneakers. 
  • A lot of wearers mention that the shoes don’t look big or clunky.
  • Plenty of hoarders admire the materials used on the sneakers and their colors.
  • One can wear the Converse CTAS GTX Leather High Top all day long without hurting one’s feet,  based on several testers.
  • Some attest that the kicks are a great value for money.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A few users notice that the sneakers are not completely waterproof. 
  • The pair runs a little wide as per some reviewers.

Bottom line

The Chuck Taylor All Star GORE-TEX Lugged Waterproof Leather High Top has just transcended with new layers of added style and functionality. The weather elements don’t stand a chance against these weather-ready boot-like shoes that provide more than enough protection, comfort, and durability. 

These sneakers are as fashionable as they are functional plus the price is very much reasonable provided that they are of great quality. 

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Good to know

This high top, boot-like sneaker is available in men’s and women’s sizing. For a more personalized fit, the rope laces go through a hook-and-loop eyelet making it more adjustable for one’s preference. The shoe’s leather upper is made to keep out water and moisture away. The GORE-TEX inner bootie and corduroy lining provides a very snug and comfortable fit. While the shoe runs near perfect to size with just the slightest bit of extra room at the top, it is advisable to go a half size down for those with narrow feet. 

The All-Star GORE-TEX Lugged Waterproof Leather High Top is constructed in a way that resembles a boot and also features boot-like protection. Wrapped in water-resistant leather, this sneaker sure knows how to keep water puddles and moisture at bay. The GORE-TEX inner bootie with a corduroy lining keeps the feet warm and dry, especially during the cold or rainy weather. 

This model is presented in several colorways such as Black Alley Brick, Habanero Red, Black with Mod Pink and Egret, and Gold Dart with Olive Flak and Egret. With such a stylish appearance, this sneaker can be easily paired with almost anything in one’s wardrobe. One can opt to go for a street or casual style with a pair of jeans or denim and t-shirts or sweaters for the top. 

Designed to provide protection for one’s feet, these boot-like shoes with the iconic high-top detailing are made with water-resistant leather and can brave the inclement weather elements. The GORE-TEX inner bootie construction keeps the feet dry, added with soft fleece lining for extra warmth. 

With OrthoLite insole for extra comfort, one’s feet are kept cozy for hours on end. These sneakers have moisture-wicking rope laces and tonal accents. Moreover, a super chunky lugged outsole securely grounds the feet on any wet surface.

The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star has been around the sneaker industry for a very long time. These iconic sneakers were originally built for the basketball courts. Named after Chuck H. Taylor, a famous basketball player, the shoes are designed by him with his signature on the ankle patch of the shoe. After several years, the shoes have become casual footwear for the streets until today.

Undoubted since 1917, the Chuck Taylor All Star High Top shoe is the ultimate sneaker with its iconic details. These sneakers have gone through a lot of different iterations and one of them is the Chuck Taylor All Star GORE-TEX Lugged Waterproof Leather High Top. These Converse sneakers modernized the classic All Star silhouette with a sneaker-boot hybrid silhouette.

Converse, in collaboration with GORE-TEX, presents two iconic brands that have been interpreted, adapted and transformed by the streets. The timeless high top style is designed to be a water-resistant and weather-ready version of the all-time favorite Chucks. 

  • GORE-TEX offers cool textiles that are water-resistant.
  • This material is known as a "water-blocker".


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