Converse has used two names for this shoe:
Also, some boxes call what I call the "high-top" a "mid-top." My comment about that is that the mid-top is every bit as high-topped as the classic Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star canvas sneaker.
Converse has had suede sneakers for years, most consistantly under the name "One Star." In the 1970's, they had a "stripe-star-stripe" suede All Star, a "star and chevron" All Star, and a three stripe suede model in their COACH line.
The "EZ Chuck", from fall 1999, appears even closer in design to the traditional canvas "Chuck Taylor" All Star than it is the One Star. The major visible design difference is that both the front and the back have "rubber bumper" material. On the dark blue EZ Chuck, it should be noted that the outsole is also dark blue!
Unlike the One Star, Converse did not forget the high-top fan. The EZ Chuck also comes in a high-top version!
Note a difference from the canvas "Chuck Taylor" All Star? Yes, of course! The Buick Ventiports are on the inside and the Chuck patch is on the outside!
The EZ Chuck is also in a color that Converse calls "Mercury Grey."
Dark blue, or "Navy," completes the EZ Chuck color palette.
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