FAQ About Converse®
How many styles of Converse are there?
Converse carries many styles of shoes and sneakers, from high top, mid top to low top, slips on, platforms and boots. They have an incredible variety for everyone, however the most popular are the Chuck Taylor All Star and the Chucks 70.
Are Converse unisex?
Yes! They are. Even though Converse's shoes may not be popular with an specific gender, it still provides styles for men, women, girls, boys and unisex.
Can I use Converse's sneakers for exercise or to practice any sport?
Depending on the intensity of the activity you plan to do, you can decide whether to use them or not. They are comfortable for a casual occassion, but not every style will suit the same for an activity that requires more effort than normal, still, do not worry, Converse does manage specific sneakers for bastekball and skateboarding.
How can I find my shoe size for Converse?
Step 1: Stand up straight on a hard surface with your heel against the wall and a piece of blank paper taped to the floor.
Step 2: Mark the heel-to-toe length on the paper with a pen or pencil. Repeat with the other foot, as sizing may vary.
Step 3: Use a ruler to measure the heel-to-toe length marked for each foot.
*it is recommended to do this while wearing the type of socks you'd wear with these sneakers*
If after doing that and still not being sure of your size and fit, visit: www.converse.com/size-chart-guide for more specific information.
How do I wash my Converse without damaging them?
First of and as said before, there are many types of Converse and since some of them have different materials, they also have different cleaning processes. Here are some of them:
CANVAS, LEATHER/SYNTHETIC SNEAKERS: First, remove any excess dirt before cleaning the outsole. Once removed, use a damp cloth and a mix of lukewarm water with a bar of mild soap to gently rub the sneaker in the affected areas. Air dry your shoes at room temperature.
SUEDE SNEAKERS: Due to this specific type of material, it is not recommended to use water in the cleaning process. Instead, remove the excess dirt with a suede brush.
To dry SNEAKERS: Regardless of the material, it is suggested to air dry the sneakers at room temperature. Stuff cleaned shoes with paper to maintain the shape, occasionally changing it throughout the drying process. To prolong the life of your sneakers, do not apply direct heat.
*do not use either the washing or the drying machine to clean Converse*
Can I design my own sneakers?
Yes! One of the most recognizable aspects of Converse is its custom design feature. This is only available on the official website, where with the styles of sneakers Converse already offers, you can choose the color, change the badge, add extra patterns, and more. The best part of it is that you can start from zero to design something completely to your style or choose a base of someone else and customize it your way.
Are Converse comfortable?
It completely depends on your experience with them to know if they are. Since although a great part of people like them for the comfortability, not everyone may find them the same way. You have to wear it for a period of time to get used to them, but still yiu could find them somewhat stiff.
The most comfortable sneakers are the Converse Chuck Taylor 70 because it has better cushioning and improved arch support.
Are Converse vegan?
Converse as a brand is not considered vegan, but many of its shoe and sneaker styles are vegan friendly. They use non-animal glues, inks and adhesives to make them, therefore, the majority are animal-by-product free.