26 Nov
Classic footwear silhouettes in faux pony hair & black leather

The Converse Pro Leather has undergone a number of unique makeovers from style-worthy labels, including  Stussy’s patchwork Pro Leathers we featured back in August. As part of their “Ride or Die” pack,  Boston’s Bodega boutique has completed their own rendering of the famous shoe in honor of Converse’s Massachusetts roots. Adding to the complex diversity of the […]


22 Aug
The iconic basketball-shoe gets its patches worked

Converse broke performance footwear history in the 1970s with the release of the Converse Pro Leather, a shoe that has ornamented the feet of some of basketball’s greatest stars of the era. For the Fall/Winter 2012, the model will make way in the 2012 First String Pro Leather collaborative collection, and Stussy NYC had the honor […]


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 […]


27 Sep
Couture limited edition footwear launching this Saturday

It’s no secret we love the Missoni x Converse collaborations, it consistently being one of our favorite lines of footwear season after season (such as their original All Star Hi Tops, versions two and three, and the more audacious Auckland Racers). Considering the couture Missoni branding, the prices are never that ridiculous. The latest First […]


16 May
Terry cloth-lined shoes with Bemis weld detailing

Converse drops a new version of the Jack Purcell shoe, this new Johnny Weld high-top incorporating Bemis weld detailing – a technique normally used for seam-sealing waterproof outerwear and tents. Available in a grey/white colorway, the sneaker features a 1980s performance shoe-like terry cloth lining, as well as pinstripe detailing on the rubber midsole. The […]


Now in its third iteration, Converse collaborates with Schott NYC to fuse the design of their original Perfecto motorcycle jacket with that of Converse’s classic Chuck Taylor All Star shoe. As with the prior black suede and navy blue versions, this all white sneaker fuses the durable ruggedness of Schott’s motorcycle jackets with the original […]

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