Converse Unveils the Chuck Taylor All Star II

An iconic sneaker turns toward the future with comfort at its core

Some of us were too young to remember our first pair of Chuck Taylors; others may distinctly recall the moment of consideration and purchase. Either way, Converse‘s iconic centerpiece has reached global prevalence, relevance and a dynamic reputation. This was a basketball sneaker adopted by artists, musicians and skaters. Its impact has extended even further and further. A pair of Chuck Taylors means something different …

Converse + Maison Martin Margiela

A coat of paint turns street style icons into a high-end fashion collaboration

Sneaker brand Converse—the longtime staple—has just unveiled the latest First String collaboration. This time, for their luxe limited edition collaboration, experimental Parisian fashion house Maison Martin Margiela takes a fresh approach to the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star and Jack Purcell lines by way of white-washing. This first time collaboration, “perfectly embodies each brand’s spirit of individuality and self-expression unifying Converse and Margiela’s conviction of …