Union collaborated with Converse to produce two dope versions and original version of the 1970s Chuck Taylor All Star, designed in premium wool and leather the two pairs will emerge exclusively at Union.
Following on from a recent announcement Converse and Maison Martin Margiela Paris have released a short clip which includes a first look at an all white converse sneaker modified to fit Maison Martin Margiela’S brand identity, against a black drop moving in slow motion as it smashes through a thin white tile captured in video at a side angle. The eleven second preview suggests a collection which is minimal, clean and embodies the signatures of both brands. Watch the edgy promotional visual for the collection which is coming soon below.
Converse’s Represent sessions kicked off earlier this week and i-likeitalot.com were in the building for the launch night at the invitation only event which allows fan’s to win free tickets to see the likes of Plan B, Yuna, Swiss Lips, SBTRKT, Kano and Nas performing throughout the months of July/August at the 100 club, Oxford Street London. Check out the full line up of artists and dates below.
30 Years ago michael jordan hit the game winner when he was playing in north carolina. Now converse made a special retro. The Jordan X Converse Commemorative Pack… Its a special auction up on ebay. they only made 30 packs all of them are numbered and signed by michael jordan himself. As MJ signs shoes and jerseys for our Jordan x Converse collabo, he talks about how hitting the shot to win the 1982 championship for UNC was the beginning of the change from “Mike” to Michael. Visit jordanxconverse to bid on the 23 pairs being auctioned off for the James R. Jordan Foundation.
Outkast other half Andre 3000, Gorillaz and former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy have joined forces to create an original track entitled “DoYaThing,” for Legendary brand Converse as it will be released as a free download on February 23rd on Converse’s official website to couple with a new Gorillaz footwear collection designed by Jamie Hewlett. “DoYaThing” is the latest installation of Converse’s “Three Artists One Song” campaign. Previous collaborations include Matt & Kim, Soulja Boy and Andrew W.K. for “I’m A Goner,” Santigold, Pharrell and Julian Casablancas on “My Drive Thru” and Kid Cudi, Rostam Batmanglij from Vampire Weekend and Best Coast on “All Summer”. “There were moments where it could have gone all bad … just all of us just being creative people,” Cudder told MTV at the time. “But I think since the energy was good … we all found a way and we hit a couple of brick walls but we found ways around it.”
Converse have released the look book for its Spring 2012 Black Canvas premium apparel collection. Breaking the cycle of Heavy outerwear by capturing the essence of spring by introducing transitional/warmer weather iconic looks, relaxed style, natural fabrics diversifying for the first time since its launch in Fall 2011. Key pieces for the season include lightweight cotton henleys t’s, terry hoodies, cargo pants and vintage graphic tees. Check out a preview of the Converse Premium Apparel Collection in the gallery above.
After releasing the successful Straight Shooter Ox, Converse are back with the follow up, the Straight Shooter Soec Hi. This First String model shares all the same design elements from its’ older sibling, only this time, it has been created in to a high model. The Straight Shooter Spec Hi still features the comfortable Lunarlon sole, with the addition of some minor detailing like the rubber toe-cap, the contrasting stitch that sits above the ankle, to the cut-out canvas triangular detail on the outer side-panel. Overall, a very sleek design.
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In a colour and style this Fall/Winter concept shoe is typically Missoni. This is a preview of what is to come in the Fall Winter Collection 2011 indicating a collection that is fashion forward, distinctive and original. The shoes features a woven upper that could possibly be lambs wool, black leather toe cap, white base with grey patterned details and blue leather accents.
Another Sky High Collaboration between two Heavyweights, the streetwear Undefeated and Giant Converse comes together to create a fly range of new Items. So get ready, Laces Up your Star Player High, throw your Academy Low in your A.L.I.C.E. backpack because from Friday 15th july 2011 Get in the Play we Taking off . Click on more for extra pictures of this collaboration Doper than Cream