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Converse Century Footwear Collection Review

Converse is celebrating its centennial year with the Converse Century Footwear Collection! We take a look at their fall 2008 line-up, which has influences from the '80s and '90s with plaid, zippers and wacky graphic prints.

Converse 08 Century

Chuck Taylor All Star Century. The Chuck Taylor All Star Century shoe features the Converse timeline and artwork created specially for the Century collection. Take your pick from either gold or silver leather, or black or white canvas. Retail - $52-87 US.






1HUND(RED) Artists

Mike Schall No. 33. For its 100th anniversary, Converse brought together 100 artists with 100 different visions of a better world. Given blank canvases, notable artists from across the globe designed shoes that range from playful to serious. This fall, Converse is debuting its second 1HUND(RED) Artists footwear collection from artists including Amy Ruppel, Ginger Jones, Yuko Yabuki, Mike Schall and Grandpeople. Ten percent of the net wholesale price of these (Product) RED shoes will go to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Retail - $50-100 US.

Converse Music Collaboration

Chuck Taylor All Star Kurt Cobain. Converse has released a series of shoes to pay tribute to musical legends like the Grateful Dead and former Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain. The Grateful Dead collection features artwork from albums such as Skull & Roses, Steal Your Face and the famous dancing bears from their '73 disc, Bear's Choice. The Kurt Cobain-inspired Chucks are covered with sketches and scribbles from his personal journals, as well as lyrics from the songs Come as You Are and Dumb. Often seen wearing Chuck Taylor All Stars and One Stars, his collection includes both styles with added details like frayed edges and his signature embroidered by the heel of the shoe. Retail - $50-70 US.

Kids Converse

Chuck Taylor Double Upper Space Race. It's all about neon colors and fun and wacky prints like '80s video games and graffiti art! Be sure to pick up a pair of these Chucks before heading back to school. Retail - $30+ US.



  • These are just a few of our favorite styles from the fall 2008 line-up. To check out the complete Converse Century Footwear Collection, head over to www.converse.com!
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"SatanslilDemon" wrote: Ok so I have a dilemma. I really, and I mean really like this guy. He's considerate of my mental wellbeing and health, plus he's really funny and sweet. He's respectful, loyal, and his hugs are the best ever(he's like a foot and 4 inches taller than me). the dilemma is, he'stwentyandI'mfifteenturningsixteensoon.... I'm not gonna even ask about dating him until i'm sixteen but I've called him in total anxiety attack crying my eyes out and he calmed me down and made me laugh, and I invited him to come see a choir performance so he spent the day with me... My mom ships us... but I'm a little worried because of the age difference  and experience difference and just, I don't want to miss the chance of being with him because of it. ​  any advice??? It's really nice that your mother supports it, that always helps!! I'm glad that your family enjoys his company as well. Being 16 while he's 20 is alright. It's a slight odd age gap. But, I think as long as you both are ready, it's alright. Make sure you're mature and safe with your choices though. Personally, I think you should wait until you're closer to at least, 17. But, as long as you two are smart about what you're doing, it should be alright when it come around to it.
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"Shygirl15" wrote:I really like this boy in my second period class but i dont know how to tell him because he knows that im transgender do whatever makes you feel comfortable or just wing it and tell him and if he tells you something because you're trans forget about him! He doesn't deserve you. But it's totally okay if you want to play it safe and not go up to him. You do you. :3 
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"SatanslilDemon" wrote: Ok so I have a dilemma. I really, and I mean really like this guy. He's considerate of my mental wellbeing and health, plus he's really funny and sweet. He's respectful, loyal, and his hugs are the best ever(he's like a foot and 4 inches taller than me). the dilemma is, he'stwentyandI'mfifteenturningsixteensoon.... I'm not gonna even ask about dating him until i'm sixteen but I've called him in total anxiety attack crying my eyes out and he calmed me down and made me laugh, and I invited him to come see a choir performance so he spent the day with me... My mom ships us... but I'm a little worried because of the age difference  and experience difference and just, I don't want to miss the chance of being with him because of it. ​  any advice??? i suggest you wait i mean you are going to be 16 that's way too young to be dating someone who is 4/5 years older than you,no? You can still talk to him when it comes to your anxiety attacks and all of that because I have those too every night so I know how it feels, but maybe you should wait. But at the end of the day it's your decision I'm just here to give advice 
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SatanslilDemon
Ok so I have a dilemma. I really, and I mean really like this guy. He's considerate of my mental wellbeing and health, plus he's really funny and sweet. He's respectful, loyal, and his hugs are the best ever(he's like a foot and 4 inches taller than me). the dilemma is, he'stwentyandI'mfifteenturningsixteensoon.... I'm not gonna even ask about dating him until i'm sixteen but I've called him in total anxiety attack crying my eyes out and he calmed me down and made me laugh, and I invited him to come see a choir performance so he spent the day with me... My mom ships us... but I'm a little worried because of the age difference  and experience difference and just, I don't want to miss the chance of being with him because of it. ​  any advice???
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SmartSunnyShadow
I feel like that too. My best friend will always hang out with her 'new friends' that I have a really bad opinion about. My friend will treat me rudely all the time and sometimes make fun of me with her friends. But, when I needed her the most in my life, she was there for me, and I told her how I felt. She says that she just wants to hang out with more people and apologized, people can be a little teasy at times.  Also, after seeing each other for a long time, people make new friends and start hanging out with them more, it doesn't mean that she doesn't like you.  This may be different for you, but just tell her about it, she will have to know you feelings at one point.  Hope I helped you. 
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