Chuck 70 vs. Jack Purcell – Which is for you?

When the Chuck 70 came out, it was praised as a sign that Converse is finally paying attention to their canvas shoes again. There were a number of improvements – better padding underfoot, fully rubber outsoles, and thicker foxing tape. However, while the All Star may have been missing these, Converse has had a shoe with all these features for decades – the Jack Purcell. If you’re looking for a pair of higher end Converse sneakers, which is better for you? Let’s take a look at the Chuck 70 vs. the Jack Purcell.