Converse shoes - the Staple Plimsoll Shoes

Published: 28th March 2011
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The converse shoes were the first athletic shoe to be made for the athletes, especially for the basket ball players as basket ball was growing in popularity as a sport, during those days. These shoes were introduced by the Converse Rubber Company by the person named Marquis M. Converse.

The increase in popularity of these shoes demanded more various kinds of styles and different colors. Particularly for representing the different basketball teams for which its have been produced. It was made to provide good athletic shoes for the players. It was early manufactured in classic color combination of black and white.

The various colors and styles of converse are like the Oxford or low top, knee-high and the converse high top were being produced to meet the increasing popularity of the converse shoes.

The number of materials used in production increased to create this variety of converse like the vinyl, denim, suede, leather, and hemp. Some of the styles even had elastic for gripping than the usual shoe laces. Earlier they used the 2-ply cotton to make the shoes but later they tried with one ply cotton which the consumers did not accept.

These changes in the styling of the converse shoes like the different colors and laces, due to the increase in demand have led to many factories which help in customizations of the converse shoes has been established. They provide customization like various styles of shoe laces, color of the skin of the shoe and drawings or writing on the rubber parts of the shoe.

People who were these shoes simply love the idea of having some thing which will define them and would be different from others found in the market. The teenagers all over the world are very fond of this idea and generally implement it. Many of them make their own contributions in customization of these converse shoes.

They would often mix and match the shoe laces or draw and write something on their shoes or even wear two different colored shoes. The worn look of the shoes are classic and has its own fashion statement. Teenagers mostly like the concept of wearing their shoes when it is dirty and written.

The most well known trend today which is used, is wearing of the Oxford shoes. Since available in various colors and written on the rubberize section of the shoe is very popular among the consumers.

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