Approximate number of Converse All-Stars that have been sold to date.
While shopping in Manhattan last week, I popped into the SoHo Converse flagship that opened this fall and was pleasantly surprised. What caught my eye was a collection of leather Chuck Taylors with a considerably slimmer sole. Apparently, they debuted last spring. Dubbed the All Star Slim, the sole is about half an inch thinner than its traditional counterpart and adds a modern edge to a classic silhouette. Personally, I've never been one to splurge on expensive sneakers like Common Projects, but these emulate that "luxe-streetwear" feel of high-end sneakers. They pair well with chinos or jeans (cuffed, of course) and at this price, I won't feel so bad when they inevitably get beat up.
What should I pack for my first business trip?
- Matt, OH
With nearly every airline imposing a baggage fee nowadays, if you can get away with flying with just a carry-on, do it.
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