Size and fit

Sporting a high-top profile, this futuristic rendition of the Chucks All Star provides ankle support and protection and locks your foot down in a secure, adjustable fit with its lace-up enclosure. This unisex platform sneaker is built with SmartFOAM sockliner for cushioning and it is available in both men’s and women’s sizing. Normally, a Converse sneaker would run big as commonly stated on the brand site, therefore, buyers are advised to consider going down in size.

Converse Run Star Hike Style

A futuristic look for a classic sneaker, the Converse merged past, present, and future together into one uniquely stylish sneaker. The Converse Run Star Hike stays true to its roots with the timeless appeal of the Chucks All Star and keeps its upper high-top construction and adding a futuristic touch to finish the silhouette with its attention-catching platform sole.

With the remarkable twist given to the classic Chucks, the Run Star Hike silhouette still managed to capture the versatility and stylish character of the classic Chucks. With its eye-catching design also comes a fashion statement that could turn heads naturally. 

Add more edge to your street style and rock the streets with the Run Star Hike whether you are just out to run errands in a casual t-shirt and shorts or jeans, hanging out with your friends as you roam the city streets in t-shirt and joggers, or in a crop top and high-waist shorts for women.

Notable Features

Keeping the essence of the iconic Chucks All Star silhouette, the Converse Run Star Hike kept it true to its original model with its canvas upper construction and rubber toe caps. Although it was built from the DNA of its main predecessor, this silhouette boasts its own design twist and showcases its originality. Its upper sits atop a chunky platform with a rounded heel and spiked, two-toned outsole.

Converse Run Star Hike History

Since 1917, the Converse All Star silhouette has been building its history and making a name for itself. From being called as the “Non-Skid” when it first came out, to having its first name change and became the “All Star”  in 1920 until it finally became the “Converse Chuck Taylor All Star” that we all know today.

It was in 1921 that Converse closed a deal with Chuck Taylor, a basketball player who saw the huge potential of the silhouette and he worked his way to bring it to its peak. With the success that Taylor brought over the All Star, Converse added his name on its iconic logo heel patch, making the shoe officially called as the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star.

Over the years, the Chucks has encountered a long list of modifications to its design profile, materials, and colorways, giving people a wide variety of Chuck All Star sneakers options to choose from that would fit everyone’s sense of style. The shoe isn’t a stranger on collaborative releases as well as it has been a subject of collaboration with designers and other labels. 

In 2019, Converse introduced the Converse Run Star Hike silhouette which was a collaborative effort between the brand and JW Anderson. The high-top platform silhouette then continued to become a part of the brand’s seasonal line-up. This silhouette retains the majority of the design of JW Anderson Run Star Hike such as its high-top profile and its chunky elevated sole. 

Nice to know

  • The Converse Run Star Hike is available in multiple colorways, including the “Moonshine Violet” and the “Total Orange” for the Spring/Summer 2020 season.
  • The iconic Converse Chuck Taylor All Star logo patch on the ankle of the silhouette.
  • One Star logo on the heel of this Run Star Hike sneaker.

Rankings

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Top 33% sneakers
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Top 49% Converse sneakers
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Top 38% high sneakers
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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.