Metromania: In thing - Jack Purcell tennis pumps

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BIG with glamour queens is the low-slung, low-key, retro low-top we know and love as the Jack Purcell original tennis pump. Made by Converse since the Fifties - when James Dean, Marilyn Monroe and co also favoured them with jeans - they are now being spotted on the clay feet of the famous all over Beverly Hills (Linda Evangelista, Michelle Pfeiffer and Sandra Bullock to name a few). Classic design and durability make them a timeless all-American brand name, on or off the court. Jack Purcell tennis pumps cost pounds 29.99 at most branches of Cobra Sports.

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