Some classics never need re-inventing.
1933 Jack Purcell declared Badminton Champion.
1935 Jack designs his first canvas and rubber badminton sneaker.
1970s, Converse introduces their line of Jack Purcell sneakers with a signature “smile” across the toe and the world of men’s fashion is never the same.
Today, Jack Purcell sneaks are still going strong. They come in both leather and canvas, and they’re perfect for any time of year and just about any occasion—from a day on the boat, to a day at the office or best of all, paired ironically with a tux while accepting your Academy Award. And yes, they’re definitely girlfriend approved.
Bonus tip: no socks, please.
Jack Purcell Leather Sneakers, $70 | converse.com