How to Fold Down a Converse

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The classic Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars high tops began with a simple design – seven eyelets, a colored or plain canvas exterior and a white canvas interior. Since its inception, there have been special knee-high variations, versions with a different colored interior and a “Two Fold” style with an interior set of eyelets underneath the external set of eyelets. If you have original Converse high tops or any other high-top version, you can fold down the excess fabric to make the shoes more comfortable or to show off the special features.

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Put on the shoes.

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Lace your shoes up to the fifth hole. If wearing knee-high Converse, lace up to the seventh hole.

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Tie your shoes normally.

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Fold down the fabric from the top of the shoe, the same way you would fold down a shirt collar or sock. If wearing the “Two Fold” style, you can leave the interior set of eyelets up or fold them down, depending on your preference.

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Fold the extra length of tongue down over your laces.