Since they first released in 1917, Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars have been prominent fixtures in many cultural spaces. They first gained popularity for their technological innovation on the hardwood and over a span of nearly seven decades transitioned into classic street shoes. You know the story of the shoe’s history, but the story that remains to be told concerns the man who blessed the shoe with his name: Chuck Taylor.
StockX dug through the history books to uncover the real story of Chuck Taylor. From his introduction to Converse, to his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame, StockX located all of the pivotal moments that have made Chuck Taylor a household name. Some parts of his journey are known, others – not so much.
Read the history of Chuck Taylor in the full post here.