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
    $75
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The low-top Converse One Star Pro Classic Suede Low Top is available for both men and women, in US sizes. Women’s sizing starts from 4.5 to 13.5, while men can order a pair from 3 to 12. Similar to most Converse sneakers, it exhibits a regular lace-up enclosure that offers a customizable fit.

Similar to its One Star siblings, the Converse One Star Pro Classic Suede Low Top’s versatility as a lifestyle sneaker is undisputed. Thanks to its two-toned colorway, modest aesthetic, and suede upper, wearers will be delighted as it pairs with almost any casual attire. The classic skate silhouette with visible stitching ensures style with each step.   

Nike used one of its most famous sneaker tech, the Air Zoom, on the Converse One Star Pro Classic Suede Low Top’s midsole for optimal shock absorption. For grip, the shoe has the signature Cons traction rubber on its outsole.

The One Star is regarded as the second most successful sneakers of Converse, after the Chucks. The inspiration for the footwear came during the ‘70s. It was at this juncture when the Chuck Taylor’s demand and popularity diminished. To rejuvenate its brand stature, the One Star, or its original name “All Star,” was released as a basketball sneaker in 1974.

The Converse One Star’s reviews were great since its introduction, due to its design, versatility off the court, and overall durability. After a year of its release, the One Star faded into irrelevancy. The main culprit is the rise and popularity of basketball shoes that have a chunky midsole, and the sneaker simply couldn’t compete.

Thanks to the One Star’s enduring design, a cult following was steadily formed after several years. In Japan and the US, many sneaker collectors and casual buyers went to any thrift shop they could find just to search for a pair of the classic sneaker. Rock icons such as Kurt Cobain also helped in revitalizing the One Star. Fast-forward to today, the Converse One Star comes in all shapes and sizes. Among the recent additions to the growing collection is the Converse One Star Pro Classic Suede.

  • Currently, the Black / Black / White is the only available colorway.
  • $75 is the Converse One Star Pro Classic Suede Low Top’s regular price. 

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