The canvas used in the Chuck II has a better hand feel than the original Chucks too.
While all of these little details add up to a big improvement in the feeling of comfort, quality and craftsmanship of the Chuck II, the iconic silhouette of the All Star is untouched. They’re just the slightly more stylish and comfortable pair of Chucks you might wear when you’re stepping out.
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The biggest change is probably the footbed, which contains Lunarlon technology provided by Converse’s parent company, Nike.
But if anything, the danger of alienating Converse’s core consumer with thoughtless corporate tinkering is greater, because Converse’s core consumer are creatives and artists, rockers and skateboarders, rebels and iconoclasts.
In many ways, Cottrill notes, these customers adopted the All Star against Converse’s will: up until the 1980s, Converse was still trying to market the Chuck primarily as a sports shoe, even as musicians like The Ramones and Blondie were giving All Stars counterculture cred.
No one wants to tell their grandchildren that they met over body shots and keg stands.
For these reasons and many more, it is time for you to seek greener pastures.