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Converse Jack Purcell® CP Oxford Reviews

831 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

88%Rated 5 stars

8%Rated 4 stars

4%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

57% "Felt a half size smaller than marked"

89% "Felt true to width"

78% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 61 Jack Purcell® CP Oxford Converse Reviews

 

August 23, 2005

Lauren's M

from clarksville, TN

My daughter loves her Jack Purcell shoes as she is making them the new rage among her friends. She loves the fact that they were the old rage when I was about 9 years old in the 70's. They do not rub slightly on her heel as they did mine. She has no complaints about the support they offer (which was a big complaint my athletic brothers had in the 70's) but she doesn't use them as court shoes like we did. Lauren's words: "They are excellent. They feel awesome. They are very cute and go with everything."

Brands I'd also recommend: I have the leather version. Very nice and easy to keep clean.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 19, 2005

Brad

from Chicago

Classic Practicality - So comfortable, so relaxing....so fun! The originator of the best....I'll buy more in other colors, and you can't beat it with the price. Once again, Zappos provided free expedited shipping (ordered Friday night, received Monday), and even $5 CREDIT because the shoebox was slightly scuffed!!!! (The shoes were fine!) How's that for professionalism?!?!?!? No more shoes from the retail stores for me---only Zappos!

Brands I'd also recommend: Other Converse, Ecco's

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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August 11, 2005

Anonymous

from Florida

Cool Shoe - Enjoy the comfort and look. Great shoe.

Brands I'd also recommend: adidas, superga

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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August 10, 2005

Anonymous

 

nt - These schools are so cool. They fit like a glove and there so comfy. I have a pair in white and black.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 6, 2005

Jay S

from Los Angeles

Retro Tennis Shoes - Comfort, cool and "no sweat" as you find in the leather athletic shoes of today. These shoes really felt very comfortable and are light to wear as well.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 6, 2005

Anonymous

from Chesterfield, Virginia

Converse Jack Purcell® CP - Saw these in GQ Magazine and really liked the style. They feel great and you can wear them without socks. Very comfortable and cushioned.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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August 6, 2005

Jose

from Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1st time charm - The shoes are sweet, and the shipping was even better. Paid for 3 day shipping, and got them next day air. A pleasant experience all-around. Classic shoes these Jack P's.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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August 2, 2005

James D

from Southeastern New Mexico

GREAT CASUAL SHOE - If you are tired of the same old atheletic shoes that look like a Sherman Tank, these will be a welcome releif for tired feet.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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August 2, 2005

Margaret W

from Los Angeles

Love the Purcell - I have always tried to find the black Purcell Converse sneaker in stores and usually come up empty. I'm thrilled I could find it at Zappos. It's a hip shoe that's comfortable for walking, which is just what I wanted.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 2, 2005

Gina

from Pennsylvania

Jack Purcell's - These shoes are great. They are comfortable, casual and go with just about anything. And Zappos made the whole ordering process just as great. The shoes came fast and were packaged nice and neatly. The overall quality of my experience will definitely bring me back for more.

Brands I'd also recommend: just about any converse or puma shoes

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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July 20, 2005

Haley

from nyc

7th grade all over again - Well, they've been updated in little ways since then, but they're still the classic shoe that you remember. I even find myself rubbing dirt from the sole of one onto the upper of the other too get rid of the too-new look, just like in the old days.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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July 18, 2005

Charles B

from Tulsa, OK

Very Satisfied - Great service by Zappos! They upgraded the shipping category so that I'd get the sneakers much quicker than anticipated. Will definitely recommend to my friends/family and will shop again at Zappos.

Brands I'd also recommend: Any type

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

July 15, 2005

Jeff K

from Bangor, Maine

A *LITTLE* disappointed. This is a great looking shoe. A true classic. It has a very narrow toe box, however, and can get uncomfortable wearing them all day without socks. The footbed also seems to slip a little. The footbed adds a LOT of mass to the inside of the shoe. You can take it out and gain lots more room, but the bottom of the show is curved and if you have a wide foot, it, too, will get uncomfortable in a matter of hours. No problems at all with rubbing on the Achilles tendon. I'd probably just try the regular Jack Purcells next time.

Brands I'd also recommend: Canvas Chuck Taylors, Canvas Sperry Topsiders

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt narrower than marked

 

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July 10, 2005

Anonymous

from Upper Darby PA

Great Classic - Great classic style. Like an upgraded Chuck Taylor shoe. A bit more comfortable and cushioned.

Brands I'd also recommend: Converse Chuck Taylor

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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July 10, 2005

Chasity

from Kentucky

Great Decision - I love these sneakers!!! They feel great and you can wear them without socks and they still feel and look wonderful! The only thing to remember when ordering these sneakers is order a 1/2 size smaller that what you usually wear. They run a little bit. Wonderful shoe!!

Brands I'd also recommend: Tretorns

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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June 30, 2005

Anonymous

from kingman

Review - By far the best place to purchase shoes from...great service, very reliable.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

June 12, 2005

Mare

from Sedona, AZ

Good Basic Sneakers - I purchased these sneakers for my husband, who works out at the gym a lot. He wanted plain low sneakers and has always liked basic Converse. I, initially, ordered an 8 1/2, going by the reviews. They were a little too small on his one foot. I sent them back, and, as always, received prompt service from Zappos. He got the sz. 9 and is very pleased with them.

Brands I'd also recommend: other Converse and Reeboks

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

June 9, 2005

M.g.

from IL

Sweet... Nice plain shoe, very comfortable. They look like an old pair of Nikes I use to own. Totally worth it.

Brands I'd also recommend: Nikes

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 31, 2005

Anonymous

from San Francisco, CA

Great Shoes and Great Service - I have owned these shoes many times so I know I like them a lot already but the new ones seem to be more comfrotable which is nice. Also the Zappos service was amazing, they shipped the shoes right away and offer free return service if they were not the right size. I will do business with them again for sure.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 31, 2005

Anonymous

from Northern virginia

A great shoe - I have loved Jack Purcell's for 20 years, its getting hard to find then. This shoe at Zappos is more like the orignal then any of the others with a new soft insole, it runs about a 1/2 size larger then before.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Felt true to width

 

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May 30, 2005

Anonymous

from Orange County, California

Jack Purcell - The service provided was excellent. My son loves the shoes but unfortunately they cut into his heel. He cannot wear them until the blister heals. His friend told him that if they are washed in the washer it softens the shoe. Have you had other complaints?

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 19, 2005

Katja

from Seattle, Washington

shoe review - Felt true to size. I bought the black, which was a toss up with the green color. Both very cute.

Brands I'd also recommend: i also like sandals by Clarks

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 15, 2005

Anonymous

from Orange county California

Converse Jack Purcell - These new Purcells seem to have more arch support than the older version. They run a bit bigger though.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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May 13, 2005

Jane

from Fort Collins, Colorado

Very cute, stylish shoes - Once again Zappos has provided the best customer service and my shoes arrived in 2-3 business days (and I live in the boonies). The Jack Purcell's are very cute little shoes and they're pretty comfortable. I suppose one complaint that I have is that where the rubber toe ends and meets the canvas (by the laces) it wears on my toes a little bit and cuts in a little. However, I wore these the day after I wore some pumps that rubbed the same spot so that spot was a little irritated. I'm sure that after I wear the shoes in a little bit that it won't be a problem. I generally wear a size 7 and ordered a size 5.5 (as these come in mens sizes) and the fit is just fine. These do not have the best arch support (like Converse) so don't wear them hiking but they're just fine for around town. These look great with jeans and capris. I like my Jack's.

Brands I'd also recommend: Simple

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 10, 2005

Anonymous

from Indiana

Jack Purcells - Awesome quickness of delivery and product is awesome too.

Brands I'd also recommend: Not sure

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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