They even have a customise-your-own section on their site. Which I used (super easy) to create these perfect little babies:
But now the American company – who created the All-Star trainers back in 1917, fact fans – seem to have a bit of competition.
Designer Italian brand Ash Footwear, which launched in 2004, has gone from being a well-kept fashion secret to one of the most popular footwear brands around.
Famed for their wedge-heeled trainers, they now have a whole range of gear from studded biker boots to leather, embellished trainers. And if you are a fan of the wedge, a new range of pastel hi-tops have just been launched.
Converse convert or addicted to Ash? Here are some of the new range for both.
Converse have also just launched a collaboration with Missoni to create styles like this:
And coming in as an outsider, I have actually become obsessed with these, from the Liberty of London / Nike collaboration. They’re totally out of character for me AND out of stock, but I will find them….
Trainers. They’re not JUST for sports you know.