August 3, 2011 BY John Kim
This Friday, Converse will introduce the classic Pro Leather to the First String Standards Collection. The Pro Leather is widely recognized as the ‘Dr. J’, a shoe that Julius Erving himself attributes numerous memorable moments to. The Converse Pro Leather is one of the earliest signature shoes in the history of footwear, and has ushered in the modern era of basketball footwear; it certainly is a worthy addition not only to the Converse First String Collection, but in the annals of footwear icons. This upcoming Pro Leather comes in a clean White/Navy colorway constructed with premium leather, and features the ‘Dr. J’ label in gold; it drops this Friday, August at Converse First String accounts with a retail price of $90, with just 168 pairs in circulation. Continue reading for a detailed look at the first Dr. J Pro Leather in the Converse First String Collection and stick with Sneaker News for more Converse updates.