Iconic canvas sneaker exudes a cool, old-school vibe in a low-top silhouette. The first basketball-specific shoe was the Converse All-Star, released in 1917, and Converse has been producing sporty, iconic American sneakers ever since. Wear them with just about anything. Style Name: Converse Chuck Taylor Low Top Sneaker (Women). Style Number: 148426 9. Available in stores.