July 12th, 2012 by John Kim
Converse Chuck Taylors have established its position as a fashion and sport icon with its canvas upper construction, but in recent years, Converse has built the Chuck Taylor up from ‘casual sport’ to ‘lifestyle blend’ by using some premium materials without reserve. A team-up with Canadian fleece garment purveyor Reigning Champ fits that bill as we get a look at two colorways of the Chuck Taylor – a grey Terry fabric on the Low and a Navy Blue fleece on the High, with Oxford fabric on the interior. Finishing the look is the Reigning Champ x Converse labels on the tongue. Footpatrol in the UK has these in stock, so be on the lookout at your local Converse shop after flipping through the gallery below.
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July 4th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
There have been so many themed Chuck Taylor releases in recent years that you could practically type out a list of concepts, toss a dart at it, then head to the Sneaker News search box to find out when they released. In the case of fleece Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars, there have been several renditions, and though t’s still too early to make definitive judgments on these teaser images from Reigning Champ, the Vancouver brand’s reputation for premium quality, we might have a new release on our hands befitting the name of its guest designer. Click through to see more teaser photos including the bag and a glimpse at the dual-branded box that contains this pair’s ‘Signature Heavyweight Terry’ and stick with Sneaker News for more info. via Inqmind
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