The shoes have long been hailed for their minimalism—and derided for their lousy support. At first blush, the Chuck Taylor All Star II doesn’t look all that different from the original. Signature design flairs like the pronounced toecap, circular ankle patch and distinctive shape remain.
Chuck Taylor All-Stars or Converse All Stars (also referred to as "Converse", "Chuck Taylors", "Chucks", "Cons", and "All Stars") is a model of casual shoes first developed and produced in the early 20th century by Converse (a subsidiary of Nike, Inc. since 2003).
Converse shoes are distinguished by a number of features, including the company's star insignia, the All Star's rubber sole, smooth rounded toe, and wrap-around strip. Converse manufactures its products under the Cons, Chuck Taylor All-Star, John Varvatos, and Jack Purcell trade names.
How to Spot Fake All Star Converse. Two Methods: Examining the Shoes Checking the Seller Community Q&A. More and more counterfeit shoes are being manufactured today. Some people rejoice in the cheap price, while companies like Converse suffer. Counterfeiters are becoming so advanced, many experts are having trouble determining the genuine product.