Size and fit

The All-Star Lugged High Top is available in women's sizes only. Converse labels this sneaker as half a size large, thus getting a half size down will give its wearer a snug fit.

From the name of the shoe itself, this pair is designed with a high top. Because of that, this platform provides a lot of ankle support to its wearers. It is also designed with the traditional lacing system that can be adjusted according to one's fit. The upper of this sneaker is made up of a breathable material known as canvas, which is essential for warmer seasons.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Lugged High Top Style

The new All-Star Lugged High Top gave the classic sneaker an updated look with its high top and chunky lugged sole. This Converse shoe is a sneaker-boot hybrid whose high top just got even higher.

This version of Chuck Taylor All Star is released in colors black and white. Because of these neutral colorways, the pair is pretty versatile, allowing it to cater to various wardrobes. This street style ready platform shoe looks great with jeans, sweatpants, and shorts.

Notable Features

Converse's Chuck Taylor All Star Lugged High Top adds a little altitude to your attitude with an additional 2 inches platform, which is hard not to notice even from afar. Moreover, the high top design on this sneaker just got even higher, providing even more ankle support to its wearers. It also has a chunky lugged outsole that gives the shoe superior traction and stability. Furthermore, despite having a big build, the shoe is lighter than expected.

It may also seem to be tiring to wear this shoe due to the extra height. However, this pair is designed with a cushioned footbed to ensure the comfort of its wearers. It also has a rubber toe cap to provide the users with impact resistance.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Lugged High Top History

The Chuck Taylor All Star has been around for a very long time already. The All-Star was originally designed as basketball footwear before becoming street-casual footwear, as it is known as today. The pair is named after a basketball star, Chuck H. Taylor, who joined the company as a salesman. It was his idea to improve the design of the shoe to make it more flexible and to provide more ankle support. 

The model was already present even before Chuck Taylor joined Converse. Yet, the shoe was named after him after remodeling it according to his ideas and after having his signature on the ankle patch of the shoe.

This timeless design was the top basketball sneaker until the 1960s. But when Chuck Taylor died, its popularity in the basketball court decreased. However, it was able to cross cultures and has become a famous street style sneaker for the kids in the yards, and different artists and musicians. It also successfully paved its way to pop culture. 

From then until today, what you wear defines different cultures, and the brand has been redefining it with you. Whether in the court or on the streets, the Chuck Taylor All Star remains iconic. After being in the market for a long time, the Chuck Taylor All Star was released in various versions already. It was seen in different colorways, different tops, and also catered a number of collaborations already.

Among the many iterations of the famous Chuck Taylor All-Star is the new Chuck Taylor All Star Lugged High Top, which is released with a familiar but completely different silhouette. However, even though it is different, the model was able to keep the features that everyone knew and loved. The classic high top Chuck Taylor All Star was complemented by an updated chunky sole with deep lugs, which not only adds height to its wearers but also provides superior grip on any surface.

Nice to know

  • The Chuck Taylor All Star Lugged High Top is designed with a sturdy canvas uppers.
  • It has a soft mesh-like lining.
  • The height of the platform is two inches.

Facts / Specs

Style: Platform, Retro, Chunky
Top: High
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
Closure: Laces
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

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