Converse's Chuck Taylor All Star II shoes show just how you should reinvent a classic – and these GIFs and animations by Golden Wolf show off the benefits of the new version in a vibrant visual way.

Most of us own at least a few pairs of the original Converse Chuck Taylor All Star – shoes so linked to the brand that they're just known as 'Converse'. Loved for their lightness (and look), the All Star II has the same aesthetic design but is more comfortable and hard-wearing.

The water-repellent Chuck II Shield Canvas is also better in the rain, which anyone who's had to walk in sodden Converse will appreciate – and is the basis for this GIF (and the video above).

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