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If you wear Converse....

(117 Posts)
JollyOrangeGiant Sat 25-May-13 19:20:06

How old are you?

applecrumbleandcream Sat 25-May-13 21:57:01

40. I've got Black ones that I customised myself with swarovski crystals.

MilestoneMum Sat 25-May-13 22:05:21

39. But they make holes in the toes of my socks - anyone else have this problem? I do cut my toenails!

heritagewarrior Sat 25-May-13 22:15:37

Got my first pair last year and I was 43 last month....

cocolepew Sat 25-May-13 22:19:03

44, have lots. 15 yr old DD wears them too and my mum has a grey one star pair, she's 70 grin

Hashtagwhatever Sat 25-May-13 22:25:41


loopydoo Sat 25-May-13 22:28:17

I bought my first and only pair in Paris, aged 17. I have literally worn them a couple of times coz they rub my heels sad

Can't face giving them away though.

nancy75 Sat 25-May-13 22:32:51

I am 39 and have been wearing converse since I was about 12. I must have had over 25 pairs. I currently have white, pink, red, black and blue. Dd is 7' she has pink white & red and even dp wears them, he has about 5 pairs. Thinking about it converse should start paying us for the amount we wear and advertise their shoes!

BusStopWanker Sat 25-May-13 22:44:29

34, I love my Converse, they're funky black and white ones with writing all over. I can only wear them if I'm not going to be walking loads though as they rub on my little toes.

goingmadinthecountry Sat 25-May-13 23:23:17

49. Wear my all black high tops for work lots with wide legged trousers. also silver low tops from Office.

flipchart Sat 25-May-13 23:23:24


browneyedpixie Sun 26-May-13 08:13:58


HoneyDragon Sun 26-May-13 08:26:11

34 currently have leather hi tops and navy hi tops

MrsSJG Sun 26-May-13 11:16:03

Almost 38

MavisGrind Sun 26-May-13 11:31:22

42, have had several pairs over the years. This thread has made me look at the converse site and I'm now trying to justify spending money on some customised ones..... damn you MN and your money spending opportunities!

Labootin Sun 26-May-13 11:37:17

They were practically all I wore in my 30's (sahm to young children) have since emigrated am 40 and live it open toed wedges or flip flops ...when I go back to England I tried converse again and they completely shredded my feet , the only closed shoe I can stand to wear now are a cheapo pair of converse knock offs from New Look.

I did have purple, grey, red, navy, white, cream a camouflage pair with no laces and a black pair.

I fancy leopard print next. I really hope I'm going to be able to tolerate wearing them without socks as well, as they look quite nice with my maxis and even with little summer skirts.

GypsyFloss Sun 26-May-13 11:55:41

42 and just ordered some more...turquoise blue washed effect ones.

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