August 26, 2011 BY Aaron Hope
He was involved in the plot of HBO’s How to Make it in America, but perhaps John Varvatos deserves a show of his own longer than just a single season. He’s proven over the last decade that both his work and Converse’s classic models have a timeless appeal, and shoppers who frequent high-end department stores will be psyched when they see these at stores like Nordstrom in the near future. The John Varvatos x Converse Star Player Mid applies Varvatos’ signature dirty vintage style to a black leather silhouette that’s been distressed just enough that you can tell the upper is cast in a premium leather. Click though to see more angles and pick these up from a One Star retailer like RMKStore.