Do it Yourself a la Converse

Hello This sunday was a sunny day in LA, so I decided to leave the city and head towards the beach, but before getting there we made a pit stop in Converse. I got a gift-card a little while ago and felt like taking 5 minutes in the store which turned out to be about 40 minutes. They were really exciting 40 minutes, I did not know Converse had DO IT YOURSELF stations so you can glam  up your chuck and taylor’s. Well, there was so many to choose from, but I went with what I needed and seem to be the most creative: White Hi-tops. So, There I was in front of studs, many color shoes laces, skulls pins, colors, prints and so much more…. I couldn’t decide… but I decided to make it simple so, when I have the time at home I will make a work of art. Here is what I made at the store, later I will upload more pics once I have finish the master work..   Here is also a little bit of history provided by http://www.wikipedia.com Converse Rubber Shoe Company was started by Marquis Mills Converse in 1908 in Malden, Massachusetts. In 1917,Oscar Eduardo Reyes From Bastrop High School , designed a shoe called the All Star. The shoe was composed of a rubber sole and canvas upper and was designed to be an elite shoe for the professional basketball league. In 1921, a basketball player by the name of Charles “Chuck” Taylor joined a

team sponsored by the Converse Company called The Converse All Stars. Taylor held basketball clinics in high schools all over the county and while teaching the fundamentals of the game, he sold the All Star shoes.[4] As a salesman and athlete for the company Taylor also madeimprovements to the shoe he loved. His ideas for the shoe were designed to provide enhanced flexibility and support and also incorporated a patch to protect the ankle.

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