ShoeBiz x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star “City Pack III”

December 18, 2012 BY

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San Francisco’s ShoeBiz comes through with their third Chuck Taylor collaboration in support of Youth Against Poverty and Compass Family Services.  The latest ShoeBiz x Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars bring back artists Alan Gonzales and Kris Mestizo, the latter’s white design said to be inspired by lunar cycles and San Fran seeming more like the Mayan answer to the Aztec prints used on Gonzales’ galaxy-infused design.  Maybe they don’t want to be overtly associated with whatever remains of all that calendar-misreading doomsday silliness but the Maya theme again comes through with the December 21st release date.  Click through to see both and let us know which is the finest ShoeBiz Chuck Taylor to date.

Limited Edition Collection Available Exclusively at ShoeBiz
Features Artwork by San Francisco-Based Artists Alán González and Kris Mestizo
100% of the Proceeds Benefitting Youth Against Poverty and Compass Family Services

Converse and San Francisco-based retailer ShoeBiz release the third and final series of limited edition sneakers in the Chuck Taylor All Star City Collection, featuring artwork by local artists Alán González and Kris Mestizo.
 
ShoeBiz is donating 100% of the project earnings and proceeds towards Youth Against Poverty and Compass Family Services. The project is intended to support homeless and impoverished families and their children in San Francisco when the shelter waiting list for families continues to be at an all-time high. To date, proceeds have raised $17,000 to benefit Compass Clara House, one of Compass’ 6 programs. As a result of the proceeds, Compass Clara House has provided transitional housing in private apartments, coupled with intensive support services, to 72 homeless parents and children.

“We are fully behind this amazing partnership,” said San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s director of HOPE, Bevan Dufty.  “Family homelessness isn’t very visible, but it is a very serious challenge. Converse and ShoeBiz have a creative way to raise awareness and financial resources to help families in need.”
 
Alán González’s design is a tribute to the cycles of the moon and the City of San Francisco. “I had to go out with a big bang for the last collection of the year,” says González. Kris Mestizo’s design is inspired by the mystery of outer space and Aztec prints. “As a kid, I was fascinated by what might be out there,” says Mestizo. “Now I’m older and nothing has changed.” Both artists found inspiration from Aztec culture for the designs of their sneakers.
 
The third set of styles from the Chuck Taylor All Star City collection are available December 21, 2012 in unisex sizes 3-13 at ShoeBiz locations across San Francisco and online at www.shoebizsf.com.
 
Suggested Retail Price: $60

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