The classic look of Converse sneakers has been around since 1917 — but if we were the betting type we’d wager that you have a pair of ’em in your closet right now, or at at least owned some at one point or another. It’s safe to say Converse aren’t going out of style any time soon, so how come we don’t always automatically know how to wear Converse perfectly with every outfit?
The shoe has successfully been worn by rappers, punks, basketball players, rebels, grunge-sters, and fashion lovers. They’re one of the few sneakers styles that look just as rad when they’re brand new or have years of wear and tear, and just as cool on you, your dad, and your grandpa.
Obviously, you know good ol’ Chuck Taylors look killer with jeans and other casual gear, but they also look amazing with dressy pieces, too. To prove just how versatile they are, we’ve rounded up 35 outfits that serve as a guide on how to wear Converse — even the high top variety.