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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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