December 18th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
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.
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September 1st, 2012 by Aaron Hope
It’s a simple fact that it’s easier to live without a permanent structure in a warmer climate, and though San Francisco has high temperatures around sixty degrees pretty much all year, one of the city’s mainstays expresses gratitude to its hometown by helping some of the less fortunate residents. The ShoeBiz x Converse Chuck Taylor ‘San Francisco Pack’ was crafted by local artists Alan Gonzales and Kris Mestizo as a project designed to assist hardworking but homeless families in SF. All proceeds will go to Youth Against Poverty and Compass Family Services when the collabo goes live on the already-stacked Saturday, September 1st, and you can see more of Kris’ (left) and Alan’s (right) handiwork below in the meantime.
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