Since 1908 Converse Rubber Shoe Company has been a centerpiece in the fashion world. No matter what decade you look at Chuck Taylor All Stars have been strapped onto the feet of everyone from athletes to fashionistas to movie stars.
Their newest shoe however looks nothing like their classic look, say hello to the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Made in Maine Boot . Converse teamed up with Maine’s Highland Boot Company to engineer the perfect, handcrafted American hiking boot. The boot is constructed of oiled Chamois leather courtesy of Chicago’s Horween Leather Company, a tough Vibram Jumbo Ripple outsole, finished with a contrasting white stitching.
The Chuck Taylor All Star Made in Maine Boot were released yesterday to a selected Converse First String accounts . There were only 80 pairs made, making these the definition of exclusive, retailing at $350.