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Unboxing and Closed Look: COVERSE All Star CX

Once mentioning COVERSE, most of people will think about ALL STAR canvas shoes. CONVERSE held the REINVENT theme activity on New York in Mar. 10th, 2020, and one of the important content is CX series. Speaking of CX series, CX series has been released in 1917. Its history is more than 100 years. Now Converse uses this series again and improve it via kinds of technologies.


The side shoe tag

The upturning shoe head can offer good protection to the foot.

It inherits the shoelaces holes of ALL STAR and keeps the inner side air holes. It’s more comfortable with the elastic vamp.

The inner side of ankle part has classic paster. It makes the pull-tab on shoe heel, and it’s printed with ‘CX’ logo.

The transparent material cover the orange foam materials insole. It improves the cushion performance, and it’s lighter.

The nameplate of shoe heel and insole is orange.

The shoe tag is seamed in the inner side of shoe tag. It’s convenient for dismantling.

The outsole design is also ALL STAR pattern design.

The outsole pattern is deep, so the traction performance should be good.

The shoe-pad is printed with COVERSE and CX.

The reverse side of orange shoe-pad is rhombus pattern which improves the force of friction.

Although it’s not LUNAR shoe-pad, but the elasticity is still good.

The length of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is 285mm.

The width of EUR42.5 forefoot shoe-pad is 92.14mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 forefoot shoe-pad is 5.43mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 rear sole shoe-pad is 5.59mm.

The insole fabric is knitted texture.

The unit weight of EUR42.5 is about 324g.

The side vamp is almost the same as classic ALL STAR vamp.

But rear sole has CX series’ special design.

Overall :

The size of COVERSE All Star CX is normal. The elastic vamp is softer. The improved shoe-pad and insole is more comfortable. Although the price is a little higher than classic All Star shoes, but it’s more comfortable, so it’s worthy to purchase it.