British designer JW Anderson is a master of reimagining the classic Converse Chuck Taylor. Having embellished the timeless sneaker with everything from all-over branding to toy-inspired uppers in the past, Anderson’s meaningful touches nod to both his personal history and his rich well of design inspirations. His latest take on the Converse classic? A “Felt” pack, offering a look that’s simultaneously simplified and refined. The shoes offer a deconstructed look and feel — as the soft felt upper touches the foot directly — and arrive in fall-ready colors both sophisticated and whimsical. A tonal Khaki Green pair provides a more elegant look, while two multi-color iterations — a Fluorescent Orange and a combo of pink, blue, and green — offer a much more colorful and playful vibe. The pack is then completed by a special “Quiet Shade” pair, featuring a premium grey felt upper that wouldn’t look out-of-place when worn with a suit — which will only be available on JW Anderson’s webstore and at his London retail locations. Fan of felt? You can look for the collection to drop on converse.com and at select stockists October 11th.
JW Anderson x Converse Chuck 70 “Felt” Collection
Release Date: October 11, 2018
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