A newer silhouette within the “One Star Brand”‘s catalog, the Aeon Active CX was introduced in June 2021, and touted as “a view into Converse’s future ambition” in a Nike News article. Ross’ interpretation of the laceless model emphasizes its complete disregard of the aesthetics often associated with jogging footwear, with the designer’s colorway option covering the CX sole unit in an eye-catching green that deviates from the grey and orange found across the upper. A-COLD-WALL* branding is also printed in a “can’t-miss” manner on the lateral profile as well as forefoot. Samuel Ross’ imprint also stamps its name on the pull tab at the heel, while Converse‘s chevron logo appears on the medial heel. While the full life of the Aeon Active CX is yet to play out, A-COLD-WALL*’s take has already found a fan in fragment design’s Hiroshi Fujiwara, who posted his pair to Instagram.
No firm Converse.com release details have been disclosed by either party involved, but that’s likely to change as summer inches closer. In the meantime,
Elsewhere under the NIKE, Inc. umbrella, the Air Jordan 1 Mid has recently appeared in handfuls of new styles.
Updated April 5th, 2022: A release date is confirmed for April 12th, 2022 for $160 on SNKRS.
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A-COLD-WALL* x Converse Aeon Active CX "Micro Chip"