Custom Slip-on Chucks

Leveraging the powerful web based customization engine and manufacturing process created by their parent company Nike, Converse has just added a couple new styles to their Converse One custom shoe program. Exciting for some are the Chuck Taylors Hi Tops in youth sizes, but exciting to me are the Chuck Taylor Slip Canvas Shoes. A favorite since their launch last Summer, the Slips can now …

Stephane Manel’s Dwyane Wade Mural

Miami Heat player Dwyane Wade's new signature shoe for Converse hits stores today and for a launch party last week in New York, French artist Stephane Manel created this 12' x 36' mural. As Manel says, the piece "translate[s] Wade's movement to catch the ball bouncing on the multi-color lines of the basketball court." Manel, along with Sebastien Agneessens (curator and founder of Formavision), co-curated …

Slip-on Chucks

Low-rise Chucks are among the more perfect Summer shoe. Getting one step closer to perfection is this year's lost lace slip-on version. The bottom part of the tongue is stitched in to place and the top part has a bit of elastic. It's available in a wide variety of colors and in a limited edition collaboration with John Varvatos that has a clear sole, pinstripe …