Fast-paced fashion trends — those that come and go in the time it takes to add to cart and check out — have been trying to convince us that all that glitters is golden. But a faction of new-gen aesthetes aren't having it.
Rather than following sneaker trends that rely on gaudy bulk to elevate their outfits, this group of fashion-savvy footwear enthusiasts are leading the rebellion against the overpriced and ostentatious. In doing so, they're embracing the clean, the minimal and the old school — especially on-foot.
Few shoes fit the bill, but there’s one that does with ultimate nonchalance: the Converse One Star. Revelling in its youth-led renaissance, the sneaker has become the go-to shoe for those innately averse to the status quo, the predictable, society’s dos and don'ts. To show us how it’s done, we rounded up a rabble of Instagram wunderkinds who’ve use the One Star to execute a variety of killer looks.