11 Sep
Eastern experiments with new laces & looks for Fall/Winter 2012

Converse Japan has released two new headturning high-top styles for Fall/Winter 2012. The first, ‘Mountain Parka Hi’ (above), eschews using different textures or materials and opts instead to be inspired by (and look very similar to) a mountain parka. You you may have one that already matches the shoes in your closet. Simple colors (red, […]

1 Aug
Converse Japan offers 2 new high top colorways for August

New for the month of August Converse Japan offers up 2 new colorways of its All Star Chuck Taylor ‘N-Wool’ Hi sneakers. The colorful high tops feature a boldly patterned upper with white outsoles and laces. They’re available immediately for about $90 (?6,800) via the Converse Japan site. The second colorway of the Converse Chuck […]

Cordura has long been a mainstay for those hoping to create a durable and robust bag or accessory. These Converse Chuck Taylor Corduras are constructed of the namesake tightly woven ballistic nylon — a fabric used in both civilian and military applications. Two colors — either all black or camouflage (above) — are are available […]

18 May
Laceless slip-ons for summer lounging

It’s hard to beat some Converse All Stars for summer lamping, but their new mesh fabric Chuck It slip-ons are even harder to beat. Not only does the mesh let your feet breathe, but the laceless slip-ons means about as little work as you can find in a shoe. Available for a slim $40.

11 Mar
Converse Canvas Star Player High-Tops get the John Varvatos treatment

We brought you the Varvatos + Converse woven sneakers a couple weeks back and here we are again presenting another collaboration from the pair. That first pair of sneakers is a relatively loose interpretation of the classic low-top all stars — leather, woven detailing, metallic finishing  but the John Varvatos Canvas Star Player High-Tops have […]