Summary

We spent 7.3 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

8 reasons to buy

  • According to more than half of the buying public, this updated version of the Converse Chuck Taylor is an excellent buy. 
  • They are a really comfortable pair to wear, as some testers have experienced. 
  • Many prefer these mid-top sneakers as they look better than the high tops and low tops. 
  • A handful of reviews have stated that the kicks are of very good quality.
  • These classic shoes are stylish and quite fashion-forward, based on some wearers. 
  • As what others have observed, this Converse sneak’s colorways are pretty awesome. 
  • The All-Star Street Mid sneakers are very pleasing to look at. 
  • It is overall a good shoe with nice features, as per a lot of Converse fans.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A great number of purchasers have noticed that the laces are not long enough to tie in the traditional way. 
  • There is not much arch support, based on a certain user. 
  • Plenty of wearers have claimed that the pair generally requires a break-in period. 

Bottom line

The classic Chuck Taylor All Star’s iconic mid-top design is given an edgy take with some of the latest updates, bestowing the modified “Street” version with a little more attitude. These Chucks are infused with an added dose of texture and padding for that modern flair and comfort. 

Although there are a few cons to the sneaker, one will still be confidently hitting the streets in style with this classic-looking pair on. 

Facts

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These mid-top Chuck Taylors are available in men’s sizing only. The shoes fit true to size so going for one’s usual size is recommended. For women who would want to cop a pair, it is suggested to go up a half or full size.

To provide the shoes a more snug and durable fit, the lace-up closure with metal eyelets are responsible for it.

Created with a mid-cut design, this bold and classic-inspired shoe just got better. The Chuck Taylor All Star Street Mid sneaker is all about casual cool comfort with its durable, long-lasting canvas upper. Complete with all the details of a great Converse shoe, it is packed with the signature Chuck Taylor All Star rubber toe, textured toe bumper, contrast midsole stripe, medial side air port holes, and logo patch, and Converse All Star heel patch. 

Several colorways are available for this version such as the black, tan brown, cool grey, and dark obsidian. With its low-key style, the sneakers are ready for easy wear. A street style and casual ensemble go perfectly well with the sneaks. The mid-size silhouette works great under jeans, denim, or with a pair of shorts. It can be paired with oversized tops, plain shirts, flannel pieces, or any top that’s in your wardrobe. 

This mid-top silhouette is constructed of a durable and flexible canvas upper that offers excellent ankle protection and comfort with a padded collar and tongue. Also, the inner elastic tongue allows for an easy on and off. The medial eyelets allow for enhanced airflow. Furthermore, the lightly cushioned EVA insole absorbs shock and provides all-day cushioning, step after step. On the bottom of the shoes, the rubber outsole with a custom Diamond tread pattern offers great traction and grip on any surface.

Created in 1917, the Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker was the original basketball shoe. The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star has been around the sneaker industry for a very long time. The one that started it all. Its purpose has changed over the years, but it’s still perfect in its simplicity.  Named after Chuck H. Taylor, a famous basketball player, the shoes are designed by him with his signature on the ankle patch of the shoe. 

Converse has been making Chuck Taylor All Star and One Star sneakers since it started over a century ago, and work to make new street style classics. The brand defines sport, street, and creative culture, and has been redefining it all these years. After several years, the shoes have become casual footwear for the streets until today. And, Chucks have always signified cool...because you wear them

The most stylish, timeless, and versatile sneakers ever created, the iconic Converse Chuck Taylor All Star, is modified with the "Street" version of the original. It has a mid-cut design with added padding providing extra comfort than the other Chuck Taylors.

  • The sneakers also feature an easy slip-on construction.
  • With a back pull-tab, it is made for an easy on and off.

Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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