Converse is celebrating their 100th anniversary this year. These canvas kicks have been our favorites since we were kids and we just got a new pair for the summer! Check out the website to learn more about the history of this lasting brand, from their roots in Harlem music to NYC and basketball. Highlights take you through the birth and development of product to the customization choices that please today’s tricky shoppers. Converse has a proven history in sports and fashion and has a relevance in today’s fashion world, from sneakers to denim. While perusing the site, check out the latest from the Spring Summer 2008 collection from John Varvatos. We love the silver metallic skinny denim and the super-wide leg denim in a soft blue.