Verdict from 64 user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • The Converse One Star CC Low Slip-On is flexible thanks to its low profile vulcanized construction, based on a handful of shoe users’ opinions.
  • The layers of foxing tape enhance the durability of this One Star CC Slip-On, as noted by few reviewers.
  • This light-colored sneaker appears good as a summer shoe, others noted.
  • The gum rubber at the bottom is grippy, as observed by a couple of users.
  • Some consumers consider this suede version exceptionally appealing.
  • The Zoom Air cushioning on the heel offers impact protection and support and overall comfort, as remarked by some of those who tried this for skating.
  • The rest of the insole is cushy as it is made of Ortholite foam.
  • Several reviewers couldn’t complain about its suede cover as it is of excellent quality.

1 reason not to buy

  • A few noticed that this Converse Slip-On has a tighter or narrower fit than other variations.

Bottom line

Converse reinvents its skateboarding classic with a summer-ready flavor complete with reinforced suede uppers. Consumers were pleased with the enhanced rubber that runs throughout the midsole perimeter as it extends the life of this already long-enduring skate sneaker.  

Some buyers consider this sneaker a bit tight but very supportive with the presence of the Ortholite inlay sole which features the Nike Zoom Air technology. A few skaters who rated this shoe appreciated its impact protection as it gives abiding comfort to the feet while its vulcanized outsoles offer excellent boardfeel.

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Good to know

The Converse One Star CC Low Slip-On is a unisex sneaker that is available in both men and women's sizing. The guys can choose from a size range of 3 to 13, while the ladies can select from sizes 4.5 to 14.5. The shoe features a slip-on construction that offers easy usage perfect for people who lead hectic lifestyles.

A simple, timeless shoe is what sums up the Converse One Star CC Low Slip-On shoe. With minimal branding seen adorning the heel, the sneaker embodies the brand's reputation in providing classic and quality-made pairs. Moreover, its suede-crafted upper offers stylish texture, which elevates the shoe's overall design. Almost any casual ensemble would look great when paired with this versatile kick. Match it with cropped trousers for that vintage-inspired look or opt for the traditional jeans and shirt for a time-tested street style look.

This pair's main features are its versatility, simplicity, functionality, and ease of use. A classic slip-on that's equipped with updates for better durability and skate performance equates to extended usage, enhanced comfort, and banging outfits for any season.

The Converse One Star was first introduced in 1974 as a basketball kick. During this time, hoop sneakers were starting to gravitate from high-top silhouette toward low-tops, and the One Star is the low-top version of the famous All Star shoe. Unfortunately, the One Star didn't take off successfully as the brand wanted and was discontinued after only a year of being in production.

In the early 90s, Converse brought back the One Star, and they couldn't have chosen a better time as skateboarding was just starting to become popular among kids while the grunge movement is at its climax. The success of the One Star's return could be credited to its underground marketing through being seen continuously on the right people like skater Guy Mariano and Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.

With the return of 90s fashion trends in 2017, it makes sense why the brand decided to release the third comeback of the One Star in the same year. With an established reputation in counter-culture, the One Star was received with fervor by long-time fans and today's youth.

In the same year, a skate version called the Converse One Star CC Pro was introduced along with its slip-on version called the Converse One Star CC Low Slip-On. This shoe, just like the original One Star CC Pro, features a minimal upper, which offers greater durability. It sits atop a vulcanized sole and is finished with a combination of OrthoLite insoles and Nike Zoom Air cushioning for better comfort.

  • The shoe’s upper is made of rubber-backed suede upper for extra durability.
  • CC stands for Court Classic.
  • It is available in Medium width.
  • A tennis sneaker found in a Japanese thrift store by a Converse pro rider named Sage Elsesser inspired the One Star CC.
  • It is also called One Star CC Pro Slip by some retailers.


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