While other brands are knitting the uppers of their models for athletic performance purposes, Converse is threading their most iconic silhouette for more laid back reasons. The new Converse Japan Chuck Taylor “Summer Knit” takes the original sneaker and intertwines its entire upper for a more breathable and hot weather-comfortable build. Fresh for Spring and Summer of 2014, these lightweight Converse Chuck Taylors are rolled out in both high-top and haircut versions in red, grey, or purple. Tell us if you like this upgrade on the Chucks in the comment section below, and get any of the first six options today at atmos.
Best known for his work remixing vintage gear, the doctor does is again to create the Dr. Romanelli x Converse First String 1970s Chuck Taylor “Boro”. In Japanese, “Boro boro” describes something in overused condition. Our first look at this special Chuck T showcases the worn out fabric that depicts its name used to construct this First String Converse. The used materials compose the upper that won’t allow any two pairs to be exactly the same, all which sit on top of a classic white striped midsole.