Facts

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    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $65
  • Special editions
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Fit & Sizing

The Converse Jack Purcell CP Canvas Low Top is a unisex sneaker that's available in both men and women's size. The guys can choose from sizes 3.5 to 12 while the ladies can select from sizes 5 to 12. Majority of the consumers found the pair bigger than normal sizes and recommended going a full size down.

Converse Jack Purcell CP Canvas Low Top Style

The Jack Purcell line might appear as the underdog against the Chuck Taylors, but this classic sneaker exudes a much more refined look that preppy sneaker fans adore. Its simple design allows great versatility that could easily be dressed up and down. Users were seen rocking a pair on special occasions such as parties, weddings, and meetings by matching it with slacks, a suit, or with chinos and a button-down polo. Some, of course, wore it in casual settings such as running errands and hanging out by pairing it with leggings, jeans, or shorts.

Notable Features

Preserving the legacy of Jack Purcell, this sneaker's best-selling feature is its iconic design and style. The combination of a simple, low-top silhouette with the rubber toe cap and signature smiley face will be recognizable to sneaker enthusiasts whenever. The Converse Jack Purcell CP Canvas Low Top is a fusion of the lineage's classic look and modern craftsmanship.

Converse Jack Purcell CP Canvas Low Top History

Before landing a sneaker design agreement, Jack Purcell was known as a badass in the badminton court bagging the title as the Canadian National Badminton Champion in 1929 and 1930 and declared as the World Champion in 1933. Aside from dominating the courts, Purcell also delved into business and the arts by designing his own tennis shoes with the help of a company called B.F. Goodrich in 1935. Purcell's focused on providing tennis footwear with a classic style and excellent support.

The rights of the Jack Purcell line were acquired by Converse in the 70s and offered the iconic trainer to a wider market range. As a result, the shoe's popularity soared and became a favorite among A-list celebrities such as Elvis Presley, James Dean, and Kurt Cobain. Today, Nike has acquired Converse, and the sneaker is made available in a range of different variations.

One of the many adaptations of the shoe is the Converse Jack Purcell CP Canvas Low Top. Its upper is crafted from canvas and still displays the signature Jack Purcell Smiley Face in the rubber toe box. It is available in a number of neutral colorways.

Additional Info

  • The shoe retails for $65.
  • It is offered in Medium width.
  • Medial ventilation holes provide added breathability.
  • Its EVA insoles are detachable.
  • Metal eyelets offer added durability.

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