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CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR

The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star is considered to be the oldest athletic sneaker in history. It was created in 1917 and later became a popular basketball and athletic sneaker. The Chuck Taylor is named after basketball player Charles Taylor, who was a player on the Converse-sponsored basketball team called the Converse All Stars. The Chuck Taylor All Star is an American fashion icon and continues to be widely popular today. Click in for the most up to date Converse Chuck Taylor All Star release dates, information, and colorways.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Lo “Native”

November 10th, 2013 by | No comments

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Even with all the Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars released over the years and all the themes we’ve seen over the past decade or so, the One Star has been pretty selective when choosing native aesthetics.  There are only a few examples of native styled Chuck Taylors including 2011′s ‘N-Wool’ duo, so luckily that changes with two new All Star Lo Native drops.  Based in red or brown, these two Chuck Taylor lowtops are covered in angular weaves whose eye-catching lines are grounded nicely by an all-white stripeless sole.  Check out both pairs with more images waiting below, then grab yours from stores like Size?

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Eminem’s Best Sneaker Moments of All Time

November 5th, 2013 by | 3 comments

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You’re going to be hearing a lot about Eminem this week thanks to the release of his latest opus, The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Complex is getting a good amount of mileage with their “Eminem Week”, on that has effected their sneaker channel in the form of this compilation of some of his greatest sneaker moments. Missing are some of the most sought after sneakers connected to the man, as his on feet fare generally consists of much more pedestrian offerings like the Nike Air Max 90, a gathering of Jordans, and the strangely ubiquitous Air Max Wright. Continue reading for a selection from the group and then get the rest at Complex.

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Converse Spring 2014 Preview

November 4th, 2013 by | No comments

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Converse continues moving forward in its second century, readying a new crop of classic silos for the coming year.  The spring 2014 collection was on display over in Bangkok a short while back, with an emphasis on the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star including the 1970s Chuck, which prompted the inclusion of live punk rock music.  There were new Jack Purcells shown off too, as well as the whole CONS skateboarding lineup and some apparel items.  Click through to see the whole lineup and as always, stick with Sneaker News for release info.

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CLOT Converse First String “Chang Pao” Collection – Release Reminder

November 1st, 2013 by | No comments

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Sneaking in amongst the various releases on deck for tomorrow, November 2nd, is CLOT’s latest entry into Converse’s premium First String series. Two heavy duty pairs of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star make up the CLOT x Converse “Chang Pao” collection, which finds its inspiration in the traditional garments of Qing Dynasty China. With the Chinese inspiration comes a distribution plan that favors the East-the only spot to grab them over here in the states is the Juice pop-up in LA. Folks elsewhere across the globe can grab them at retailers starting tomorrow, November 2nd. See the shoes after the break and tell us if you’ll be purchasing.

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CLOT Converse First String “Chang Pao” Collection

October 28th, 2013 by | No comments

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CLOT is readying its fifth collection Converse for Holiday 2013. This one is a quick two sneaker silhouette that focuses on the 1970s build of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star. Actually, it’s not quite your typical pair of Chucks thanks to the Chang Pao style buttons fashioned to the lateral side of the silhouettes. Keep in mind that just one US retailer will have the the CLOT Converse First String “Chang Pao” Collection-that would be the Juice pop-up in Los Angeles. They’ll have their pairs on Thursday, October 31st so make sure you arrange to pick them up there if you’re in the market. Continue reading for the full photos from the project and let us know in the comments if you’re feeling this CLOT team up.

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CLOT x Converse First String Chuck Taylor 1970 Chang Pao Collection

October 25th, 2013 by | No comments

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East meets West once again, as Converse has teamed up for a fifth collection with CLOT. The special capsule consists of two pairs  (one in blue suede and another in white canvas) of the Converse Chuck Taylor 1970, that silhouette that was built with full intention of maintaining the earlier shape and bulk of the shoe. The theme in place is one that pulls from the traditional Chang Pao Chinese garments that dates back to the Qing Dynasty, in which the influence can be spotted most prominently via the three Chang-Pao looking buttons fastened to the upper on the lateral side with gold, silver, and white accents. The CLOT x Converse “Chang Pao Collection” is scheduled for a release on Thursday, October 31 at the exclusive Juice Pop-Up store in Los Angeles at 7667 Melrose Ave, followed by the likes of Juice in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei, and Kuala Lumpur and at select Converse First String retailers across the globe. A preview of both shoes is right here, so take a look and stay tuned for more updates on this legendary collaboration. Photos:

Mia Haggi for CLOT

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NEIGHBORHOOD x Converse First String Collection

October 22nd, 2013 by | 1 comment

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Converse continues to team up with unexpected partners-this time getting in bed with Tokyo’s NEIGHBORHOOD, a label that’s been on the scene since 1994 cranking out coveted garments. The NBHD team outfitted the Converse Jack Purcell Johnny Mid with a deep blue leather and the Converse All Star Chuck ’70 Ox with a royal blue suede and also decided to do up the both of them with contrast stitching. Continue reading for a complete look at the two sneaker set and watch for them to be available in men’s sizes from US 8-12 for $120. Also keep in mind that on Friday, October 25 at HOODS in Hong Kong, Union in Los Angeles and El Garito de Converse in Madrid will have the first crack at them, with a handful of other Converse First String accounts getting their pairs in come Friday, November 1.

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