Sneaker Outsoles - Classic

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star:

All Star sole description (from one-time in-box data card)The Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star is undoubtedly the most popular sneaker of all time. Accordingly, I expect that this "scientifically designed" outsole pattern has hit the gym floor more than any other.

Converse "Chuck Taylor" sole, traditional brownConverse "Chuck Taylor" All Star black outsoleConverse "Chuck Taylor" All Star red sole ("Stars and Bars")Converse most frequently uses the brown outsole pictured on the far left. They also use the black (on "Monochrome Black") and red (on "Stars and Bars") on certain styles.

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star with yellow soleConverse "Chuck Taylor" All Star outsole in blueConverse "Chuck Taylor" All Star outsole in grayHowever, there are certain shoes that were produced using yellow, blue, or gray outsoles. Other models sharing this outsole include the All Star II, the EZ Chuck, and the One Star. Some "Chuck Clones" have also copied the design.

Converse Jack Purcell:

Converse Jack Purcell soleThe Converse "Jack Purcell" sneaker has a sole like this.

Keds from 1934:

Sole pattern from 1934 KedsSome Keds for boys used a sole like this in 1934.

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