31 Jan
All Star high-tops meets motorcycle leather material

Last spring Converse collaborated with Schott New York for a collection which included a “Motorcycle Leather Jacket” Chuck Taylor All Star, exclusive to Converse’s high-end First String accounts only. Now Converse returns with a similar “Moto Leather Jacket”, only sans Schott New York this time around. But most importantly, it still features he premium geniune […]


4 Jan
The traditional All Star icon gets the high-boot treatment

Converse takes its iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker silhouette and twists it up for the winter months, resulting in the Chuck Taylor Classic Boot XHi — a military-inspired boot crafted of powdered suede with heavy duty laces. As good as these look, however, the suede upper is not water-proof — meaning its functionality in […]


12 Dec
Heavy canvas boot-styled Chuck Taylor high-tops

Heavy, coated canvas upper and a leather collar make the Converse All Star Collar Break a bit more special than its original predecessor, the Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker. The high top shoes are boot styled, and come with leather ankle patch, tonal toecap, and thick, waxed laces. The premium sneakers are now available at […]


29 Nov
All Star footwear gets the canvas & leather treatment

Starting with their CT AS Hiker Hi and CT Classic Boot Hi, Converse crafts the two variations of Chuck Taylor All Stars out of tanned canvas and dark brown tumbled leather, adding metal lace eyelets, red laces and white vulcanized soles. Dubbed “Candied Ginger” due to their colorway, the Hiker (below) strikes a more casual sneaker balance […]


18 Nov
Water resistant leather & nylon high-tops for Christmas

You can’t really go wrong with any Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker, and these latest iteration from Converse will set you up just right. This holiday edition is crafted of coated canvas, with water resistant leather and nylon on the upper. Another slight variation from your typical Chuck Taylor high-top is the use of D-ring […]


8 Nov
Classic All Star sneakers get the Varvatos treatment

Take your classic Converse Chuck Taylor All Star high-top kicks and craft them out of a heavy snakeskin-patterned premium leather upper and you have the basics for the latest Converse By John Varvatos sneaker. The shoes feature a distressed veneer and iced outsole for a broken-in look. Get them now at CONVERSE for $170. via Freshness


4 Oct
Two new hybrid sneaker styles exclusive to Japan

Converse Japan unveil two new styles hitting retailers this November. The first is a moccasin like take on the Jack Purcell hi cut silhouette (above) that takes the standard Jack Purcell sole and fits it with gray textile upper and snthetic leather wrapped around the heel and edges. The second is hybrid shoe that blends […]


4 Aug
Colors collide for this revised take on the timeless high-tops

Converse has collaborated with Nike and Marimekko, a Finnish design firm, to produce yet another redo of their timeless Chuck Taylor All Stars. The venerable shoe company has joined forces with many design teams over the years and this latest edit is just another rendition of the high-tops that’ll get you plenty of attention. This […]