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What are Converse High Tops?

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Converse high tops are a brand of canvas athletic shoe with uppers that extend over the ankle. They are made by the Converse company and sold under the name Chuck Taylor All-Stars. The design of these shoes has remained largely unchanged since they were introduced to the market in 1917.

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What are Converse High Tops?
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Converse sneakers have a rubber sole and white rubber toe cap. The shoe's uppers are made of lightweight, flexible canvas that is available in a variety of colors and patterns. High top sneakers reach to just above the ankle, in contrast with low cut Converse shoes that rest below the ankle bone.

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    How do you wash converse?

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    While cleaning Converse canvas shoes in the washing machine works well for white and light colors, you may notice some fading with darker or brighter colors. To wash Converse shoes, you need plastic bags, baking soda, white vinegar, a toothbrush, mild detergent and WD-40. Spray starch and bleach are also helpful for cleaning white Converse shoes.

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    What is the slogan for Converse?

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    As of 2014, Converse's slogan is, "Shoes are boring. Wear sneakers." Prior to this, Converse's slogan was, "Shoes keep it clean. Sneakers get dirty." Originally, the company's slogan was, "Converse for comfort."

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    How do you wear Converse shoes?

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    Converse shoes can be worn several different way by pairing them with skirts, jeans or dresses. Converse All Stars were first produced in 1917 and in 1921, basketball player Chuck Taylor introduced the sneakers to the basketball community. Converse sneakers are also known as Chucks, Chuck Taylor All-Stars, Chuck Taylors, All Stars, Cons, Converse All Stars and Converses.

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    What side is the Converse logo on?

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    On the Chuck Taylor high top basketball style sneaker, the logo is on the inside. On most other styles of Converse shoes, sneakers and boots, the logo is on the outside of the shoe.

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