Dear community, platform-sneakers have become an integral part of the sneaker scene. Converse has also embraced the platform-sneaker trend and combines the timeless designs of their classics with the latest trends. Especially for the summer, a pair of Converse platform sneakers should not be missing. Why? We'll show you here!
Why are Converse platform sneakers so popular?
There are several reasons why the Converse platform-sneaker sillhouette with the (literal) upgrade are so popular. First and foremost, most Converse sneakers have retained their classic design. The silhouettes have remained unchanged for decades, making them timeless.
In addition, Converse kicks are known for their durability. This means that you can wear the sneakers for a long time without them getting damaged or going out of style.
Furthermore, you can combine Chucks with anything: for everyday wear? No problem. For work? Very cool. Combining Converse sneakers with a suit? Also possible! The kicks simply fit any occasion. You can get the sneakers in various colorways and designs directly from the Converse website. We'll give you a brief overview of Converse platform sneakers.
Which platform sneakers are available at Converse?
1. Chuck Taylor All Star Lift Platform
The Chuck Taylor All Star Lift Platform is probably the most popular option among platform kicks. The silhouette usually has a sole height of about 4cm and is available in different colorways and materials, such as leather, suede, or canvas.
All Star Platform Leather
Lift Platform Oversized Patch
For example, the All Star Lift Platform comes with a premium leather upper, which makes it easier to clean than the others.
This All Star Lift Platform features oversized branding and a canvas upper. Here, the sole is even higher!
2. Run Star Hike Platform
The Run Star Hike is a slightly more unconventional platform sneaker from Converse, with a sturdy rubber sole and a futuristic design. It is available in various colorways and materials and can also be chosen as a high-top variant.
Run Star Hike Platform Foundational Leather
Converse Run Star Hike Platform Oversized Patch
This high-top variant of the All Star Hike comes with a leather upper, making it particularly easy to maintain.
This model stands out with its clean, handmade look. With the oversized patches and embroidered eyelets, you're guaranteed to make a statement.
3. Chuck Taylor All Star Move
The Chuck Taylor All Star Move is a modernized version of the classic Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker by Converse. The shoe features an updated sole construction, including a lightweight EVA midsole and a grippy rubber outsole. As a result, the shoe is very comfortable and provides ample grip.
Chuck Taylor All Star Move Platform Daisy Cord
Canvas Color Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Move
This high-top All Star Move also comes with a canvas upper. Designed in time for the concert season, the brand gives the kick a boho-style touch.
The projectile platform of this low-top model brings new energy to classic Chucks. A lightweight, molded platform designed for freedom of movement provides additional height and a stylish look.
4. Run Star Legacy
The Converse Run Star Legacy is a sneaker model by Converse that combines a futuristic and modern appearance with classic elements of the Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker. It is also considered the latest version of the Run Star Hike. The kick always comes in the high-top variant and features a distinctive platform sole. The silhouette is available in various colorways and is a good choice for those who find the classic Converse design too boring.
Run Star Legacy CX
Run Star Legacy CX
This silhouette comes with a black canvas upper and thanks to the high platform sole, it gives you a little extra height.
A lightweight CX midsole and insole provide a comfortable wearing experience, while the platform sole adds an extra level of comfort.
Which Converse platform-sneaker do you want to buy for the summer? Which one do you already own? Let us know on Instagram! By the way, you'll find even more sneaker and outfit inspiration in our news section!