Two icons come together this season, as Carhartt WIP and Converse combine for the first time ever to produce three new iterations of the classic Chuck Taylor All Star 70's silhouette.
Inspired by Carhartt's workwear roots with a nod to military aesthetic, the ever popular low top style has been updated with WIP's signature utilitarian fabrics - drill, canvas and ripstop, which have been applied to the upper of each respective colour way. Offered up in off-white, brown and tiger camo print, each pair features off-white lacing and subtle red detailing on the outsole.
The Converse & Carhartt WIP Chuck Taylor All Star '70s collab is dropping on the Carhartt WIP web store and Converse’s web store, as well as selected retailers including size? on June the 1st.
Steeped in West Coast culture, Undefeatedhave been a staple in the global streetwear and sneaker scene since its inception back in 2002. To celebrate the brands rich history, Converse have teamed up with Undefeated for a limited-edition rework of the One Star silhouette this season, which arrives in two simplistic colour options.
Aligning with Undefeated's signature aesthetic, the release draws inspiration from sports and military themes, applying a subtle off-white and a fatigue green to the soft brushed suede uppers. The shoe is finished with a tonal leather lining, five-strike branding de-bossed on to the tongue and the iconic blue and red piping on the midsole, which is completed with the classic red outsole , heel stamp and co-branded insole.
The Converse x Undefeated One Star will be available from Thursday 11th May at select retailers and online at www.converse.com
New one from Ben Chadourne and the CONS crew, as they head to the desert oasis of Tel Aviv, Isreal. Shot over 10 days, the likes of Mike Anderson, Louie Lopez, Al Davis, Brian Delatorre, Dolan Stearns and Aaron Herrington travel from the northern points of Haïfa to the picturesque marble plazas of Ashdod, put together in another special visual offerings.
Enjoy ‘AT YAFA’ in full above and head to converse.comfor more.
Stüssy cap off a year filled with high profile collaborative projects with yet another huge release, coming together with Converse once again, this time to rework the One Star '74 silhouette.
As Stüssy continue to commemorate 35 years in the game, the classic style has been updated with a rough hairy suede on the upper, with subtle debossed Star Chevron branding on the side panels and tonal lacing for a simplistic yet premium look. Each pair sits atop of a black sole unit, while the individual colour ways bear emblems related to the brands history - including the crown, dice and eight ball designs, alongside the iconic signature logo which have been embroidered on to each different pair. Final touches include a custom Stüssy graphic on the insole and the link logo also makes it in to the design underneath the translucent outsole.
Arriving in Mauve Mist, Black and Hunter Green colour options, the Stüssy x Converse One Star '74 collection will be available from select retailers including Goodhood on Friday the 2nd of December.
Converse Cons Brasil present their own version of last years Cons release – ‘Nightlines’, a film inspired by the raw energy of summer nights. The latest instalment features riders Felipe Oliveira, Renato Souza, Kauê Cossa, Biano Bianchin, Henrique Crobelatti and Daniel Crazy, alongside guests Victor Süssekind and Ademar Lucas. Check the full clip above
Converse have given the One Star a textured material update for Spring, offering four colour ways in the aptly named "Hairy Suede" pack.
The One Star has made it's mark on both the lifestyle and skate scene since it was first re-introduced to the market back in the 90's, a symbol of counter culture, more recent times saw the classic 70's style re-worked with several technical details and re-packaged as a high spec skate shoe. Having already undergone several material and colour reworks over the past year, the One Star returns this season with a durable 'hairy' suede applied to the upper, offered up in four simplistic colour options of red, blue, yellow and black, the colours available upon its original release. The shoe maintains its newly added technical features, which inlcudes a comfort enhancing Nike Lunarlon sockliner, and a lightweight vulcanised rubber outsole provides extra traction for superior grip. All four colour options are finished with contrasting white lacing, star branding on the side panels and sole unit, accented with black piping.
You can pick up the Converse One Star "Hairy Suede" Pack in Goodhood now.
The newly introduced Chuck Taylor All Star II has undergone a seasonal rework as it’s presented in two new colour options for AW15.
Launched this summer, the iconic Chuck Taylor silhouette received a modern update with the addition of a Nike Lunarlon insole, non-slip padded tongue and padded foam collar for cushioning and comfort. The Chuck II maintains the iconic shape of the original Chuck Taylor silhouette but has been enhanced with subtle modifications in a durable Tencel canvas on the upper and a perforated micro-suede liner for breathability. The latest iteration sees the shoe made up in Thunder Grey and Bordeaux colour options with tonal lacing, and additional detailing including embroidered ‘All Star’ ankle patch and stark white sole unit and rubber toe cap.
The new seasonal Chuck II’s are available now at select retailers and www.converse.com