August 28th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
Converse is no stranger to pulling at the fabrics and patterns of outside entities-a practice they’ve mastered with the likes of their various Missoni projects. This time around they’re teaming up with Canada’s Hudson’s Bay Company and appropriating the style of their instantly recognizable multi-stripe blanket. That’s right, the same wool that is used in the production of those blankets is transferred over to the Converse Jack Purcell styles on display here. Continue reading to get a complete look at the collection and watch for the range of styles to launch exclusively at Hudson’s Bay Stores for prices in ranging from $120 to 140 starting on September 1st, 2013.
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January 19th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
One of the key reasons Converse attracts so varied and large a group of collaborative designers, is because their classic models are literally canvases upon which you can apply your own distinctive style. The Converse Premium Collection for spring 2012 proves that this can be achieved in a number of ways, the most to the letter of which is the application of whimsical prints on the Chuck Taylor All Star in the latest round of Converse ♥ Marimekko releases. Longtime One Star guest designer John Varvatos adds his own offerings, but as you might expect, they’re crafted in dingy destructed leathers instead of the classic canvas build. Both of these collabo sets as well as a range of other beloved silhouettes await your click on the jump below, and you’ll find these in stores at select Converse retailers around the world.
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