Jack Purcell’s are the original tennis shoe. Designed in 1935, the original Jack Purcell designed a shoe to provide more protection and stability on badminton and tennis courts. Today, the shoe has seen slight modifications but largely stays true to its original form albeit in multiple colorways. Today, Converse, creates a new style of the Jack Purcell with a very boat shoe lean. coming in Navy Blue, these Jack Purcells feature the classic Jack Purcell smile and feature broken-in leather for the upper and rawhide laces. Available now, you can find these at Converse stockists and online at Converse’s web store with a retail price of $85 USD.