A classic canvas sneaker exudes a cool, old-school vibe in a low-top silhouette. The first basketball-specific shoe was the Converse All Star, released in 1917, and Converse has been producing sporty, iconic American sneakers ever since. Wear them with just about anything. Style Name: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Ox Low Top Sneaker (Women). Style Number: 5177742 1.