Model: Converse Star Player 76
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The latest sneaker to emerge from Converse’s archive is the Star Player 76. A nod to the brand’s legacy in basketball, the Star Player 76 sports design cues from that era of basketball. The sneaker boasts a full canvas upper, low-top silhouette, vulcanised sole, mesh lining and vintage-style herringbone outsole with brick pattern – a staple combination among Converse sneakers that dropped in the ’70s. Even today, these design details give the Star Player 76 excellent traction on most surfaces and the right balance of breathability and structure for dependable lockdown.
In terms of design, the sneaker takes design cues from the OG “Star Chevron” sneaker. The iconic Star Chevron logo is prominently displayed on the lateral sides of the sneaker and contrast stitching highlights the paneling of the upper. To update it for the modern age, the Star Player 76 gets heavy-duty canvas uppers that boost durability and longevity while the inclusion of Ortholite cushioning makes it much more comfortable.
The Star Player 76’s combination of retro styling and modern comforts makes it an easy shoe to keep by the door. Whether you’re headed to the gym or stepping out to run errands in town, the Star Player 76 is an easy sneaker to slip on and walk out. You can pick up a pair for S$119 at Converse stores.
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