Chuck Taylor’s

chuck taylors = happiness

Everyone knows I love to collect Converse Chuck Taylors. I’m often asked how many I own. Sorry that is privileged information. My clients (both corporate and weddings) get excited and cannot wait to see what color I’ll wear to their event. I’ve been documenting a few in my collection and have added a new page to the blog, Chuck Taylor Lover.

If I can, I try to match the colors. Like this past weekend for Meghan + Patrick’s outdoor wedding reception (which will be blogged about SOON). It did rain and there was definitely some mud!

Take a look at this photo, before and after event:

dirty-chuck-taylorsAlready threw them in the washer and they are back to brand spanking new!

I just figured that if I have to wear flats (taking care of my precious spine), I’m going old school and looking cool.


7 replies
  1. amanda b. young
    amanda b. young says:

    hahah! Too funny. I didn’t know you could throw them in the wash… before I read the post my first thought was “wow those ones on the left look brand new!” – so, washing them really doesn’t make the rubber turn yellow or anything? Now that I’ve deemed mine my “lucky chucks” they’ve gotten SUPER dirty from excessive wear 🙂 – a good washing might be just what they need.

    • saundra, event engineer
      saundra, event engineer says:

      Well, true Chuck Taylor lovers will tell you that it is better to have them dirty and worn in. That is the way they are suppose to be. I have some of those, never washed. BUT I wear my “good” ones with dress slacks, so those cannot look like dirty sneakers. So no, do not wash your “lucky chucks”. They are fine just the way they are!


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