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Posts tagged ‘Converse’

Converse x Comme des Garçons PLAY Collection

22 May 2013, 15.03 | Posted in Designer Collaboration, Sneakers | 3 comments »

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Today, Converse launches the third collection of Comme des Garçons PLAY for Converse Pro Leather. Building on the notable success of the two previous collaborations, Converse reunites with fashion authority Comme des Garçons to create four new styles of the iconic Converse Pro Leather sneaker. All styles release globally today and are available from June 1st at Dover Stree Market London and from their online store.

Check all styles after the jump.

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First Look: Converse Autumn/Winter 2013 Studded Platforms

16 April 2013, 00.51 | Posted in Fashion, Sneakers | 1 comment »

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One of our favorites for this upcoming fall will be the new Converse platform silhouette! The style above (spotted at the Converse press days)with studs and zippers is one we could not ignore. See another image on the flip.

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Converse x Missoni Spring 2013 Auckland Racer

28 March 2013, 12.03 | Posted in Fashion, Sneakers | 3 comments »

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Featuring  Missoni’s signature multi-stitch fabric and retro ’70s running silhouette, the Converse x Missoni Auckland Racer is sleek enough to be a highly covetable fashion sneaker. The  unisex style will be available in limited quantities at Missoni boutiques and select Converse First String retailers globally on March 29th. Needless to say, these are  thoroughly Snobette approved!

See the gray scale colorway on the next page.

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Marimekko x Converse Spring/Summer 2013

21 February 2013, 12.42 | Posted in Designer Collaboration, Sneakers | 4 comments »

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Marimekko and Converse teams up  with Chuck Taylor’s on a collection of  sneakers  for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2013 season. The collection features Marimekko prints by Maija Isola and Maija Louekari available in Chuck Taylor All Star and a brand-new silhouette, Chuck Taylor All Star Platform.

The new Converse x Marimekko collection will be available from March 2013 at selected Marimekko stores, premium retail outlets and online at www.converse.com.

See all prints after the jump.

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Converse x Fashion East Present Customized Chuck Taylor Designer Editions

20 February 2013, 14.23 | Posted in Designer Collaboration, Sneakers | 2 comments »

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Using the Chuck Taylor as a canvass of sorts, Fashion East designers Claire Barrow, Ryan Lo and Ashley Williams were invited by Converse to create and customize the iconic silhouette for the label’s Autumn/Winter 2013 collections. Metal toe caps and paint finishing for Claire Barrow’s design, ribbon laces and pastel colors for Ryan Lo and Ashley Williams who took her inspiration from Elvis Presley showed black Chucks with punchy slogans, all presented at Fashion East’s Autumn/Winter 2013-14 show at Tate Modern on Monday. In a switch from customized looks shown on runways, all the featured styles are already available from Converse.

See all looks on the next page.

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Niemeyer x Converse Limited Edition Collection

19 November 2012, 17.17 | Posted in Sneakers | 1 comment »

 Niemeyer x Converse Limited Edition Collection
After the huge success of the Converse and Missoni collaboration, the iconic sneaker brand heads in a more artistic direction by teaming up with renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer. The collection of five designs was launched on October 23 in Brazil, including one that features  a poem written by the 104-year old architect. Unfortunately the Niemeyer-Converse collection sells only in Brazil, where Niemeyer was born and still lives in Rio de Janeiro.

See all versions on the next page.

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Converse Chuck Taylor ‘Country’ Collection

27 July 2012, 16.12 | Posted in Sneakers, collection | 1 comment »

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Had designers not come up with special Olympic mames collections, I’m not sure Iwould have realized the games in London started today. If you haven’t found your favorite 2012 Olympics outfit yet, Converse just launched at retail a limited edition “Country” collection of flag-inspired kicks. Check out the Italy, China, Jamaica, United States, U.K. and Germany styles, inspired by colors and imagery associated with each country. Obviously the sneakers can still be worn post-Olympics. The collection arrived in stores this week and also is available online.

Check all styles after the jump.

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Converse All Stars Women’s Spring/Summer 2012

25 January 2012, 20.36 | Posted in Design, Fashion, Sneakers | 3 comments »

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Minimalist silhouettes have taken over running trainers and of course we’ve seen low profile  silhouettes appear in leisure trainers as well. For Spring, Converse presents a series of slimmed-down silhouettes that could make sneaker skeptics  into believers. Profiles include Converse’s Chuck Taylor All Star Play Lite, the Chuck Tailor All Star Dainty and the All Star Trainer. See them all on the flip. Images via Converse.

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Converse Japan All Star ‘Hunting’ Collection

03 October 2011, 23.10 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Sneakers | 1 comment »

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Converse does it again with a All Star “Hunting” pack, which features the all time great canvas shoe highlighted by classic hunting prints.

See this pair in khaki on the next page. More from the collection at HS.

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Converse x Missoni Chuck Taylor All Star Autumn 2011

28 September 2011, 14.42 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Designer Collaboration, Sneakers | 3 comments »

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Seeing how the world currently seems to have Missoni fever, how about these hi-tops, which are part of an ongoing collaboration between Converse and Missoni. Available at Hanon, starting October 1st.