30 Jun
Ladies, show us your tits! But not really

Have you ever wanted to wear a mask that kind of looks like your face over your own face? OK, that would be weird, but then again, so is wearing tit-colored tit covers. But if you don’t know how to pull together your Springbreakers Halloween costume, this nude-looking top atop your bonbons along with a […]


21 May
Margiela paint-dips their favorite footwear again

From where the high-fashion Paris universe of Maison Martin Margiela meets the tried and true Americana of Converse comes the second coming of a collection that matches a classic sneaker with a (paint) splash of couture. After a very successful run last year, Chuck Taylor and Jack Purcell models have once again been given the Margiela white “overpaint” treatment […]


21 Dec
Chicago boutique sources military blankets for collaboration

A beautiful shoe collaboration from respected Chicago boutique Saint Alfred and Converse’s First String program. Utilizing a Pro Leather high-top silhouette and sourced military blankets, Saint Alfred applies 100% wool for the entire upper offset with accents of leather for this clearly cold-weather oriented sneaker. Beautifully executed, the Saint Alfred for Converse First String Pro Leather […]


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 […]


19 Jul
Friendship, Quantum Physics, loss and the afterlife

In the novel The Summer We Came to Life, three lifelong friends unite for their annual summer journey of discovery. What has changed with this trip, however, is the death of their fourth friend, Mina. The protagonist, Sam, battles hardest with the loss in the wilds of Honduras where she has temporarily relocated, and through […]


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 […]


13 Apr
When classic motorcycle jacket meets classic sneaker

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 […]