5 Sep
Chuck Taylor All Stars & Jack Purcells get doused in white

Maison Martin Margiela and Converse keep their much anticipated collaboration true to their particular styles with very simple takes on two of the latter’s most iconic silhouettes. Both the Chuck Taylor All Star Hi and Jack Purcell models get outfitted in Maison Martin Margiela’s signature crispy white. But it’s not just white canvas or leather, but […]


16 Jul
LA graffiti legend updates a 1970s classic silhouette

Legendary graffiti artist Chaz Bojorquez lends his design style to Converse for an update on their iconic Chuck Taylor All Star hi models. The limited edition sneakers feature many a fine detail, including hexagonal lace eyelets, woven waxed laces, embroidered heel logo, printed insoles and most boldly the Los Angeles artist’s “Senor Suerte” skull on the […]


2 Jul
Sophomore tape from 18-year-old Brooklyn emcee

Young ass Brooklyn emcee Joey Bada$$ returns to the limelight with the follow up to his debut mixtape from last year, 1999. A bunch of producers got behind the boards of the 17-track Summer Knights mixtape — from living legends like Primo and Alchemist to hot hands like Oddisee, Statik Selektah, Lee Bannon, Kirk Knight […]


5 Jun
The ex-Cool Kid whet appetites for "Convertibles" LP

One half of Cool Kids — or rather ex-Cool Kid, we should say — Chuck Inglish is prepping the upcoming release of his album Convertibles with a free mixtape to keep the interwebs chatting. Inglish’s new Droptops mixtape came out a couple weeks ago but we missed it, and since Inglish is one of our […]


29 May
Chuck D, Flavor Flav & Bomb Squad get their day in the sun

One of the most important musical acts across genres to come out of the 1980s — and the second greatest hip-hop band of all time (Wu) — Public Enemy is finally getting its just deserved day in the sun. The oft slept-on group bombshell that is P.E. not only militarized the face of hip-hop, but […]


18 Apr
Dyed & woven zigzag knit high-tops for Summer

One of the best collaborations going in the sneaker game — that between Converse and Missoni — continues with a new take on the timeless Chuck Taylor All Star. As can be found with the original All Star Hi Tops, or those from 2010, 2011 or 2012 (or even their Auckland Racer running shoes) the new […]


18 Jan
2 high-tops & 1 low-top in premium snakeskin detailing

Converse is getting into the Year of the Snake footwear trend with their own tribute to the Chinese New Year. Taking their iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers, two high-tops and one low, Converse is crafting the shoes all with snakeskin-imitating leather uppers. The black shoes offset the snakeskin detailing with soft premium leather, while […]


23 Oct
The very best of Grantland published by McSweeney’s

One of our favorite daily reading websites is without a doubt Grantland. Founded and helmed by Bill Simmons — author of Now I Can Die In Peace, The Book Of Basketball and a sports writer without equal — Grantland serves as the nexus of where sports collides with pop culture, and explodes in a fireworks […]