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XLarge x Converse Holiday 2013 Collection

November 20th, 2013 by | 1 comment

xlarge converse holiday 2013 collection XLarge x Converse Holiday 2013 Collection

It appears that the XLarge x Converse project is one that will play out over plenty of seasons. The next installment that you can expect is the Holiday 2013 collection, one that we’ve already given you a little peak at in the form of that Bart Simpson Converse Pro Leather. Showing up before that special edition are two versions of the Converse Chevronstar Mid and one of the Converse Weapon, which for the most part stick to the camo covered expectations for the set. Continue reading for some quick shots and stay tuned to Sneaker News should more previews arrive.

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A Visual History of Converse

August 27th, 2012 by | 4 comments

visual history of converse 1 A Visual History of Converse

There aren’t too many sneaker brands lodged in the American conscious the way that Converse is. A few quick numbers to prove their ubiquity: more than 550 million pairs have been produced since 1917 and, as of 2012, 60% of all Americans own or have owned a pair in their life. Encapsulating these factoids and a few more important milestones in the All-Star Brand’s history (including the most expensive pair they’ve ever made, those from the Missoni collection to the surprises of no-one) is this visual history, a chart plotting out their rise since they began peddling sneakers in 1908. Hit the jump with us to see the infographic in its entirety and let us know in the comments if you feel like Converse is at this point the quintessential American sneaker company.

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John Varvatos x Converse Weapon Mid

July 28th, 2012 by | No comments

john varvatos x converse weapon mid John Varvatos x Converse Weapon Mid

John Varvatos could tell you first hand from a childhood in and around the Motor City just how cold it gets in the D, but judging by his collaborations with Converse, you’d think the man grew up in a coal mining town.  The Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren alum loves to apply a slightly blackened vintage touch to his One Star collabos and this new John Varvatos x Converse Weapon Mid picks a perfect color scheme upon which to add that signature look.  It’s a style Converse kid Wiz Khalifa would find a natural transition from his beloved Chuck Taylor, and you can see more images after the jump below before buying yours at top-notch Converse retailers like Kith.

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Converse Weapon Street FSR Hi – Leopard + Fur

August 31st, 2011 by | No comments

converse weapon fur leop 07 Converse Weapon Street FSR Hi   Leopard + Fur

How can you tell the sneaker world has fully recovered from the purification that occurred in the wake of the 2008 global financial meltdown?  Take for instance the increase of wild designs (not issued by Jeremy Scott), including a variety of animal print releases from all the major brands.  The latest is a new Converse Weapon Street FSR Hi that manages to bridge the gap between timeless style and raw animalistic appeal thanks to the muted colorways that accompany these leopard print and furry hightops.  Click through to get a better look at both pairs and check em out at Converse Japan.

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