The Converse All Star, also known as the Chuck Taylor, is an absolutely classic design. In fact, you probably don’t need me to tell you. Odds are you’ve probably owned a pair. In a study done in 2012, more than 60% of all Americans either own or had owned at least one pair.
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.
Price: $65 Why Should You Buy? The Jack Purcell is a nice change of pace from the original chucks, being both more comfortable and more