Whether you’re walking through the mall, waiting in line at Starbucks or strutting down the fashion conscious streets of Vancouver, London or New York, you’ll see these gems gracing the spotlight on the soles of many. Over the years Converse has become a staple piece in every fashionista’s wardrobe and it’s a style that is here to stay. With a canvas body offered in a wide variety of colours and patterns along with different models and style of shoe, these All Stars appeal to anyone’s personal style. Need more convincing? Countless celebs have been spotted with a spunky pair of Chucks on their feet such as Rihanna, Blake Lively, Ashley Tisdale, Miley Cyrus, and Jennifer Aniston, just to name a few. Although they started out as a basketball shoe, over the years they have both reinvented the sport and the shoe game. Capturing the picture of effortless cool, they can be incorporated into a variety of looks ranging from casual cute to fun and flirty to upscale chic, just swap a pair of skinnies for a floral dress or blazer and the transformation is on it’s way.
Here are a few ideas from some notorious fashion divas to guide your way;
Whitney Port: Festival chic.
The hills fashionista, Whitney Port, embraces the summer weather as she pairs black leather high top converse with colour-popping printed shorts, a flowy top and some accessories. To complete her look, add a long beaded necklace with an overlapping chain.
Ashley Tisdale: Rocker Punk
This diva’s outfit screams Rock n’ Roll from head to toe, with distressed dark-washed denim, a leather vest and black converse high-tops. This look is perfect for AC/DC and Led Zeppelin enthusiasts and is trendy for the wet and wintery seasons.
The third and final look is the epitome of class with a mixture of summer vibes. The neon shorts keep this outfit young and refreshing while the white button up adds a touch of sophistication. You can’t go wrong pairing this outfit with your favourite pair of comfy Chucks, and throwing on a fedora puts a cherry on top of an already yummy cake