I Love You, Converse Shoreline

After looking everywhere online for a decent review on the Shoreline design of Converse, I was frustrated I couldn't find one. This is for the person, like me, out there looking, here you go! 

I'm not going to go into the painful details of being 7 months pregnant and trying to bend over to tie your shoes. I also won't go into the visual details of how swollen my feet are. So when I saw Converse made a shoe that's easier to slip on, I wanted to try it. The reviews on different websites and YouTube told me the same thing- they were canvas, cute, and comfortable. What I really wanted to know was did I have to break them in, was the sizing different and can my huge feet fit in them right now? 

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The laces are pre-tied and have a lycra material to them, for when the canvas expands, so will the rest of the shoe.

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The elastic back has enough give to feel comfortable as soon as you slip them on.  

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During the really swollen summer days, I wasn't sure if that small elastic on the back was enough but I discovered more stretch! I swear these are like yoga pants for your feet.

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There were a lot of poor reviews on the sizing. I've always worn a size 7 (men's 5) in these classic cuts, but I took my chances. Even with comfy socks, the 7 fits as if they were made for me, painful edema and all. 

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I like pieces of clothing that go with everything in my wardrobe. I don't have to think about my Speedy bag, I just grab it and go and even when wearing all black (yeah, I wear all black even for summer, judge away) they still look great.  

You can get your own Shoreline pair here or here!