The iconic, 1970s-released Poorman Weapon has been an intricate part of Converse’s footwear line over the years to say the least. Now, Converse will add another dimension to this legendary sneaker that will enhance its legacy even more.
On Wednesday, July 28th, 2010, Converse will debut the Poorman Weapon on www.converseone.com (you can practice now!) allowing people to customize their personal Weapon online, using the design-your-own feature for just $65! One will be able to customize sections such as the inside/outside collar, the inside/outside Y-Bar, the Star/Chevron logos, the stitching and much more. You will also be able to choose from options such as xoxoxo print, zebra print, plaid print and a slew of colors.
Although the official date is set for July 28th, 2010 (as mentioned above), we have partnered with Converse to provide one of our special readers the chance to create your Poorman Weapon early! Just follow the steps below to enter the giveaway.
1. Follow @nicekicks on Twitter.
2. Fill in the blanks and Tweet the following message: ?I want to create a free pair of Poorman Weapons from @nicekicks because (the reason why you want them)!?
3. Make sure to watch the Twitter feeds for @nicekicks this Tuesday at 4PM Eastern to see if you will be the lucky winner. If you see your name on your feed, reply (using @reply) within 15 minutes to win your chance at creating a free pair of Converse Poorman Weapons. If you run out of time, another winner will be picked so don?t sleep!
@nicekicks will announce the winner on Tuesday at 4 PM EST. Good luck!