Who should buy the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox

This classic Converse sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You prefer a shoe with the closed lacing system 
  • You want a sneaker that has been worn by celebrities
  • You are after a low-cut and durable shoe inspired by Basketball

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Laces

Style of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox

No matter how fast fashion trends evolve nowadays, traditional designs maintain their immunity from getting outdated. The Converse All Star low-top classic sneaker is one of those antiquated styles that continue to receive such an exemption as it remains to be relevant to the present time.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Shoe midsole

Converse emphasizes the core essentials of its iconic low-top model by introducing the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox. This sneaker highlights the oxford cut first seen in the low-top Converse All-Star edition in the 1950s.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Toebox

With an upper made of a breathable canvas attached to a thick rubber sole, this sneaker easily blends with any attire, be it cropped trousers, summer dresses or even long evening gowns, if one prefers to be outrageously bold.

Notable Features

The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox is a reinterpretation of the classic Converse All Star Oxford which first appeared in the 1950s. For this re-release, Converse highlights the oxford-cut, which is the first low-top version of the Converse All-Star. Durability is another standout element of this shoe which is built with a hard-wearing rubber ready for roughing it out.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Tongue

History of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox is one of the modern reinterpretations of the original Converse All Star, crafted under the wings of its present parent company and leading athletic footwear brand Nike.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Outsole

Towards the 1960s, the high-top Converse All-Star became the most preferred ball shoe in the NBA games way before other competing brands began introducing tech-laden performance shoes on the court. During such an era, athletes also started cutting away unwanted height off their All-Stars to achieve more flexibility, especially in the ankle area while playing basketball.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Heel

Converse responded by coming out with the All-Star Oxford Cut or Ox in 1957, the brand’s first low-profile sneaker. It was also the first time the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star logo was slashed from the side panels. Fast forward to the present time it got restocked and was marked with a low ankle height, maintaining the core essentials of the much-celebrated Converse All-Star.

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Minimalist, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
Closure: Laces
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric
Season: Summer

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.