SIMPLICITY, WITH A SMILE.
Originally designed and worn by badminton world champ Jack Purcell, these sneakers have been an icon for low-key expression since 1935. Now with an added layer of cushioning for comfort and support, they're better than ever.
JACK PURCELL ORIGINS Back in the 1935, legendary Canadian badminton champion Jack Purcell was undefeated worldwide—and increasingly frustrated with the quality of badminton footwear. In designing his own athletic shoe, Purcell created a canvas and rubber sneaker with a signature "smile" across its toe—a now-iconic celebration of personal style and casual refinement.