4. Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
What started as basketball sneaker became one of the most recognizable sneakers of all time. The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star is the most universal sneaker, fitting into in genre or trend - whether it be rock, grunge, hip-hop or hardcore, Chucks are an appropriate choice. And seemingly every company has knocked it off. Which makes us wonder, which came first, the trend or the Chucks that represent it?