With Pride Month approaching, Converse has returned with its sixth annual Pride collection of inspiring and color-clad footwear. This year, five LGBTQIA+ members of its global All Star community deliver a collection that explores the duality of struggle and joy along the journey to self-love.
Besides iconic Chuck propositions such as the Chuck 70 and Chuck Taylor All Star, the Run Star Hike and a new slide will be added to the Pride collection for the first time. To express the complex yet fulfilling journey to freedom in being oneself, these styles feature the Converse 2021 Pride graphic—rainbow-colored jagged mountains contrasted by free-flowing swirls and florals. Additionally, all the sneakers within the collection use a rainbow outsole for added flair. Although most of these models opt for a fun, cartoonish approach, the Run Star Hike opts for a simpler all-white build that sees multi-colored gradients on its logos, laces, and other elements. As for the Chuck Taylor All Star, which is available in both high and low top variations, the silhouette can be further customized via Converse By You. The “All Star” patch, license plate, and laces can be switched out for different pride flags and other motifs for self-expression.
The entire collection is available now on Converse.
For more canvas-clad classics, check out Todd Snyder’s first-ever collaboration with Converse.