Up and coming designer Tatsugo Yoda from Aloha Rag has made waves in fashion with his modern collection and meticulous attention to detail. To take his design even further, he recently partnered with Converse to create the ARNY JP Zip sneaker. Many of his pieces are inspired by cities he’s traveled to in his career, and these JP Zips are no exception to that muse. Inspired by the Big Apple, the customized high top Jack Purcells highlight a versatile industrial look that goes along with the metropolitan lifestyle of the city. Mixing materials like a crinkle patent leather mid, buffalo leather outer and  soft leather interior — embroidered with hearts and skulls to line the inside of the shoe — the sneakers are framed by an off white sole and classic Jack Purcell “smile” at the toe. The large brass zipper on the tongue and spike stud on the heel gives the shoe a harder edge. These New York city shoes are limited edition with only 150 pairs available for $120 through Aloha Rag online.

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