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Converse All Star: ode to a myth

The Converse All Star are probably the most popular sneakers of all time. The origin of these iconic shoes dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century. It was in 1908 that the Converse Rubber Company started its production. It was mostly focused in the seasonal production of rubber galoshes and other rubber footwear especially for the workers’ needs. Later on the company decided to concentrate the efforts of its workers year round rather than seasonally and decided to manufacture a new pair of shoes that could be sold (and used) 12 months a year. In 1917 the first…