Ready for the cold season? size? and Converse are, and they’re primed to release their “Winter Edition” to the sneaker world. Concerned with nothing but the classics, three silhouettes from Converse’s storied stable have been retooled for brisk weather featuring the use of wool, suede and ripstop nylon. To add to the collection’s evening appeal, wax strings lace each model and colorway, with color coordination held paramount. This worldwide exclusive, consisting of the All Star Hollis, Auckland Racer and Star Player Hi Zip will be released at 8am GMT, Friday 13th December via direct links on size?’s Facebook and Twitter, retailing for £60 ($98), £60 ($98) and £65 ($106), respectively.
Founded in 1908, Converse has been a staple amongst the sneaker community. Predominantly with the alternative crowd, the Chuck Taylor can be seen worn by some of the world
High quality leather and an embossed crocodile pattern adorn the latest collaborative effort from Stussy and Converse. Set to launch exclusively at Stussy Chapter Stores this weekend, the black, purple and red colorways of the Chuck Taylor Hi in this pack each come complete with Stussy SS link branding, Stussy No. 4 tongue tags and icy outsoles. Each pair will retail for $85 and will release on Saturday, November 16 in limited quantities. Check out detailed images of all three versions above, and give us your thoughts on this new Stussy and Converse production in the comments.
Tomorrow, the Converse CONS sneaker collection launches at Foot Locker, Footaction and Champs stores, and we have a new, detailed look at one of the most coveted sneakers from group – the Converse CONS Aerojam. Stitch-for-stitch the same silhouette as the original, this Converse classic brings ’90s street culture (and Grandmama) style back in proper fashion with the original black and teal colorway. Will you be looking to cop the Aerojam or any of the other sneakers in the Converse CONS collection when it drops tomorrow? Let us know in the comment section.
The CONS EP Vol.1 from Converse Music is on the way. While we await the tracklist and full details, today the first cut from the upcoming project hits the web. “GAUCHOS” by RATKING and Eric Copeland of Black Dice offers an experimental hip-hop sound and initial offering from the CONS EP Vol. 1. Check out the track in the Soundcloud window below and visit the Converse Music Tumblr for more tracks and visuals.
Sticking by the old saying that there’s a first time for everything, Converse enlists the creativity of Brazilian fashion brand Isolda for an exclusive new collection. Across a number of silhouettes, four to be exact, the brand’s trademark use of water colors is on display, celebrating Brazil’s vibrant culture. Converse’s staple, the Chuck Taylor, is rounded up in both the Hi and Ox variations, alongside the CONS Auckland Racer and Skidgrip, filling out the collection composed of 9 silhouettes. You’ll only be able to get your feet in a pair of these if you make the journey to Brazil, where the collection is currently available in limited quantities at select retailers, with prices ranging from $110-$130.
The Nike LeBron X “Championship” Pack dominated most sneaker conversations this past weekend. Whether it was the overall price, the exclusivity of its release or the preferred shoe of the pack, this two-sneaker grouping controlled the weekend in sneakers.
Nike and Jordan Brand have had much success in pairing a beloved shoe with another or closely-associated accessories, but sometimes, as consumers, we simply need that one shoe we’re hunting for. Check out a 13 Sneakers from packs we’d like to see release solo.