Converse Celebrates 100 Years

This year, Converse celebrates its hundredth anniversary -- and it's launching the Century footwear collection to commemorate the occasion. There is plenty to celebrate, too, since Converse shoes have been a staple in the wardrobes of fashion icons from James Dean to Kurt Cobain.

Converse first appeared on my style radar in high school, when its Chuck Taylor All Stars made the perfect complement to my Manic Panic dyed purple hair. The Ramones rocked them famously with their leather coats and ripped jeans, and I did the same.

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