1 Mar
An all mesh high-top sneaker with translucent Star logo

Converse’s latest iteration of their classic Chuck Taylor high-tops comes in under the Reform label. The shoes use a an all mesh upper, perfect for the warming climes of spring and summer, and are available in three colorways: white, black and grey. The All Stars also feature a color trim on top of the thick vulcanized […]


13 Feb
The Chuck Taylor classic gets a limited edition premium sheen

New for 2012 comes Converse Japan’s oiled leather edition of their classic Chuck Taylor All Stars. The limited edition high-tops feature a buttery smooth premium brown leather upper that’s been well oiled, giving the normally pedestrian shoe a very exquisite sheen. The shoes are teamed up with hiking boot laces, an off-white sole, an embossed […]


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 […]


30 Jan
Chuck Taylor-inspired high-tops with leather collar & front tab

Mastermind Japan and SASQUATCHfabrix have teamed up and created the double-zip sneaker. The black sneakers are Chuck Taylor-like high-tops with side logo detail of both companies. Leather collar detail and a front tab featuring mastermind Japan’s skull logo are the finishing details. Mastermind Japan’s creator, Masaaki Honma, recently announced that the spring/summer 2012-2012 would be […]


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 […]


19 Dec
Luxury sneakers in purple & green plaid tweed

Jack Purcell sneakers were originally designed by the Canadian badminton champion in 1935 to increase performance. Today the eponymous sneakers have been revitalized in design, the latest edition from Converse being the Jack Purcell Johnny Tweed Highs. The sneakers are made with purple and green plaid tweed, and include a leather side details and textured […]


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 […]