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COMME des GARÇONS and Converse Drop A Khaki Chuck 70 Hi With Multiple Hearts

Rei Kawakubo’s COMME des GARCONS has successfully reworked the Converse Chuck 70 time and time again, applying their instantly recognizable heart-with-eyes graphic to the shoe’s canvas upper in a veritable slew of different styles. No matter if the cheery heart’s cheekily peeking over the midsole or surrounded by bold polka-dots, it always ensures a happy hit — and now the popular collab has surfaced with a fresh method of embellishment: multiple small heart logos on the u…

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Nonnative Adds Zippers To The Classic Converse Pro Leather

nonnative‘s reconstructed approach to Converse collaborations arrives yet again, taking to the Pro Leather silhouette for the second time with its zippered motif. Adding a utility unfounded by the original tooling, the Japanese label has aligned the classic offering with an ethos that is wholly theirs. Two kits make up the entire capsule: a neutral grey as well as a much darker navy, with a smooth suede offering up contrast to the past iteration’s long grain texture. Yellowed mids…

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Converse Adds Retro Basketball Vibes Onto The Chuck 70

As one of the first basketball sneakers to take the world by storm, Converse’s Chuck Taylor silhouette — with its cemented roots in Americana — have continued to maintain its status as an icon during the countless years since its introduction, proving timeless design beats all trends. Calling back to this nostalgia and its oft-forgotten roots within performance, the Chuck 70 is making a return with a modified ankle, adorning its usually understated construction with one cons…

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The Converse Chuck 70 Gets A Furry Multi-Color Makeover

Although its typical high-top canvas and rubber construction is all classic, the Converse Chuck 70 is quite comfortable experimenting with loud colors, patterns, and materials as well. Thanks to collabs with everyone from Brain Dead to JW Anderson to Miley Cyrus, the Chuck 70 has received plenty of whimsical makeovers lately — and now it’s getting yet another one as it recently released in a furry multi-color makeup. The shoe’s upper is dressed entirely in a shaggy synthetic fur…

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Converse Teams With Perks and Mini For A Mutated Chuck 70

With Nike allowing many of its collaborators to completely transform their most iconic silhouettes, it’s no surprise that their forthcoming Converse endeavors share a similar ethos. In partnership with Misha Hollenbach’s and Shauna Toohey’s Perks and Mini imprint, the impactful collaborative duo have begun a series of mutations, taking the humble Chuck 70 and revising it with an outer shroud. Constructed in a PrimaLoft fabrication — a highly technical thermal material …

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Converse And Hopps Skateboards Team Up For A Special Pro Leather Mid

Although they’re most known for their roots in basketball and their legendary casual shoes like the Converse Chuck Taylor, Converse boasts a strong skate division as well. Their Converse CONS sub-brand produces rough and rugged skate shoes — and they’re now set to release a collaboration with Hopps Skateboards, a brand known for their clever graphics and high-performance skate decks/wheels. The centerpiece of the two’s collaborative efforts is a Pro Leather mid that boasts…

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Where To Buy The Carhartt x Converse One Star

Carhartt’s garments are known around the globe for their extreme durability and timeless workwear aesthetic. The brand originally designed for — and still used heavily by — the working man has transcended its original purpose however, with their Carhartt WIP sub-label becoming a streetwear favorite for its combo of heritage construction and fashion-forwards cuts. Now, that beloved workwear look is coming to footwear, as Carhartt is teaming up with Converse for a trifecta of takes on…

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The Comme des GARÇONS PLAY x Converse Chuck 70 Is Available

When it comes to Converse collaborations, it’s safe to say that nothing is more well-known and omnipresent than Comme des GARÇONS‘ heart-adorned take on the Converse Chuck 70. The shoes feature a simple base — black or white canvas upper with contrasting heel stripe, white rubber toe cap, off-white midsole — but their instantly recognizable detailing arrives via the upper two-thirds of CDG’s iconic heart graphic on the lateral midfoot, cheekily peeking over the midsole&…

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Converse And Thrash Metal Singer Mike Muir To Release Collaboration

Although they may come from vastly different backgrounds, Converse and legendary thrash metal band Suicidal Tendencies have a lot more in common than you may think. Both the brand and the band boast extreme longevity. Both have mostly eschewed doing what’s “popular” for what they like. And both have a devoted fan base that has only grown stronger as the years go on. Now in 2018, the two parties are coming together for a capsule collection consisting of two new Chuck 70s and …

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