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Things are heating up in the Northern Hemisphere with the official start to summer only a matter of days away, and to kick it off Converse have gone troppo on this Hawaiian Print Pack. Comprising two colorful renditions of the iconc converse all star chuck taylor with matching backpacks, the pack is the perfect accessory for those who enjoy the finer things in life; lamping on beaches, sipping on cocktails and looking dapper dope.Anyone paying attention to footwear trends over the last few years will be familiar with the sensation that is the Comme Des Garçon x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star. The heart-branded sneaker has been a mainstay of street style since its release in 2009, and now – for the first time ever – it’s joined by Comme’s popular polka dot pattern on the CTAS 70. Both a high and a low version coloured for opposite ends of the greyscale have been blessed with the honour, and will only be available in limited amounts.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you know what that means in the sneaker scene – an onslaught of V-Day themed kicks! Taking a detour from the all-to-typical red and pink make-ups that dominate the occasion, converse all star españa have dished up their contribution with restraint and style. The three Chucks that make up this collection go low key on the Valentine-vibes, with a minute metallic gold heart near the toecap serving as the only suggestion these are tied to the Hallmark-holiday. Instead, each pair embraces leather uppers and midsoles that stunt with vibrant colour-changing iridescence, said to celebrate the ‘bright colours and tender sentiments of the romantic holiday’. We don’t understand what that is supposed to mean, but we dig these and we’re sure the lovely lady in your life will too if you happen to substitute a pair of for the usual flowers and chocolate.
Missoni and Converse add another chapter to their storied partnership with this new converse all star chuck taylor blancas pack for the coming winter. There’s two styles in the capsule; first up is the All Star Chuck ’70 Missoni Zip Suede, featuring a mohair lining derived from Angora goats, while three shades of brown suede forge the upper. Then there’s the All Star Chuck ’70 Missoni Zip Shearling, with its sheep wool lining overflowing from the ankle collar and lace area, while the upper is formed from a wavy brown and grey knit. It’s a definite statement maker.A looming visit from Jack Frost is spurring an influx of climate conscious sneakers – the latest of which is this Chuck Taylor colab. Converse have teamed up with Italian knitwear company Missoni to produce two rugged-up All Stars. As well as giving you confidence to roam the chilly streets, these ‘Hiker’ sneakers also give you agency to tackle the hills.
DC Comics celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns with a premium converse chuck taylor 70 baratas release. The limited drop features a variety of artwork from the Batman archive. The Chucks drop in two separate variations; a premium leather makeup with embossing and satin lining, and a comic printed canvas version. Each piece has an embossed Batman logo on the tongue, a printed sock liner and and a crisp white sole.The swirled patterns over the uppers of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 70 ‘Suminagashi’ take their inspiration from the appropriation of the technique into the psychedelic movement of the 60s and 70s. The pattern is overlaid with rubber polka dots, also a popular motif during the era, which go all the way down to the outsole. The shoe comes in two colourways – one is white with black swirls and black polka dots, the other is red with black and white.
British designer Nigel Cabourn has applied his signature military stylings to the botas converse chuck taylor all star. Equipping the shoe for more rugged climates, Cabourn dressed the shoe in military grade ‘L34 Ventile’ inspired by a Trans-Antarctic expedition in 1955, and will be providing two mountain rope-inspired lace options.Converse come strong with the festive footwear here, popping out a set of Easter-inspired sneaks. The Chuck Taylor All Star 70s arrives in premium leather with egg shell details and striped laces, while the Chuck Taylor All Star II goes for an Easter basket vibe with uppers looking like they were thatched from holy straw.