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Sylas: Shore If you've never heard of Sylas, take note. The London-based duo's debut EP features none other than the legendary Brian Eno, who they collaborated with after a chance encounter. It's no wonder Eno got involved—we haven't stopped listening...
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Lianne La Havas: Twice (Little Dragon cover) South London songstress Lianne La Havas is known for heartfelt songwriting as much as her soulful voice, but it turns out she can breathe new life into other artists' work too—as evidenced by her cover...
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Interview: Todd Barket of Unionmade
Advertorial content: A major player in the world of menswear retail, San Francisco's Unionmade has been outfitting the Bay Area's growing population of sharp dressers since 2009. By specializing in a classic, casual West Coast aesthetic, the ever...
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Converse + Maison Martin Margiela
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...
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Fall 2011 Missoni for Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
From their collection for Target to Marina, the puppet blogger, Missoni's playful spirit is hard to miss these days. But their collaboration with Converse, one of the earlier reinventions of the family-run Italian label, is the project that...
CULTURE
Rubber Tracks
With Chucks on the feet of countless lead singers, Converse's roots in rock 'n' roll go almost as far back as the genre itself, a tradition the brand is keeping alive with this week's opening of Rubber Tracks, a world-class recording studio open...
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Converse and Marimekko
Unveiling a new model, reissue and pitch-perfect collaboration, Converse's triple-threat announcement today builds on the brand's commitment to making everyday sportswear with playfully wearable style. For their spring collection, Converse partnered...
DESIGN
Converse's NYC SoHo Store
With over 100 years of history and a shoe known around the world, it may seem surprising that the Converse store opening today in NYC is only the second brick-and-mortar shop for the iconic brand. Following the success of its first location on Boston...
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Sak for Converse First String
In yet another display of exquisite craftsmanship, Ryusaku Hiruma of Sak releases his second lineup for Converse's premium label, First String. His old-world interpretations of the classic Jack Purcell and One Star 1974 speak to the enduring legacy...
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Number (N)ine x Converse
As a farewell to esteemed Tokyo brand Number (N)ine, Converse recently teamed up with the now defunct label for a final covetable collaboration. The resulting asymmetrical Chuck Taylor All Star and One Star oxford-styled sneakers make a fitting...
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Terence Koh x Converse 1Hund(red)
Terence Koh's Converse 1Hundred(red) makes the classic over in his current trademark all-white, fashion-forward style. Trimming the sole and generally streamlining the look, the edition focuses on subtraction and seems to reflect his stated interest...
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Converse at the Hotel Chelsea
To showcase their Spring / Summer 2010 line-up Converse presented each collection in different rooms of NYC's famously bohemian Hotel Chelsea. Visiting the homes of long-term residents Man-Lai Liang, event planner; Zaldy, clothing designer and...
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Ace Hotel New York Uniforms
Beyond offering affordable comfort and style, Ace Hotels distinguish themselves by integrating into the culture of their home city. Our recent visit to the Ace NYC proved no different—the property embraces a deep history of art, music and design...
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Converse by John Varvatos Spring 2009
From the casual distressing of the Slip-On Chucks to Crazy Laces and its 19 eyelets, Converse's ongoing collaboration with designer John Varvatos is all about the details that speak to the common rock 'n' roll ethos shared by the two brands...
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Converse x Original Jams: Skidgrip Mid-Shoe
by Laura Neilson More than twenty years after their original collaboration, Converse is high-fiving with Original Jams once again for a small—but definitely noticeable—Spring '09 collection. To celebrate the collaboration-slash...
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Dennis Juan Ma x Converse
Converse's hundredth anniversary celebratory collection of Chucks, called 1HUND(RED) (a special artist series with proceeds going to the Global Fund), has made for a lot of creativity applied to the shoe. The project is a year-long release of...
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Converse 1HUND(RED) x Wood Wood All Star Hi-Top
As the 26th artist to work with Converse's current creative initiative, the 1HUND(RED) Artists' footwear collaboration for PRODUCT (RED), CH favorites Wood Wood designed a stylish monochromatic rendition of the classic Chuck Taylor. A minimalist...
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Vintage Leather Jacket Chucks
Converse's latest drop to celebrate their 100th is a lesson in how to make a good thing better. Made out of vintage leather jackets, the leather has that greasy worn-in feel and plenty of unique details. We also like the patchwork construction...
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Interview with Scott Patt, Creative Director of Converse
Scott Patt is the Creative Director at Converse. In addition to more than 11 years of design experience in commercial footwear and fashion, he also exhibits his artwork everywhere from San Francisco to Tokyo. He spearheaded 1HUND(RED), a collaboration...
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John Varvatos Footwear: Spring/Summer 2008
John Varvatos' latest footwear collection takes classic archetypes and squeezes new life out of them. No stranger to men's fashion, Varvatos cut his teeth working at Polo Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein for more than a decade before he started...
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John Varvatos Converse "Crazy Laces"
For their first collaboration John Varvatos and Converse brought you the slip-on Chuck—summer's perfect shoe. Now it's slightly Goth fall brother has dropped and is quite a sight. As seen in the pic above provided so kindly...
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(RED) Products
Cause-related consumption is on the rise, exemplified by Bono and fellow activist Bobby Shriver's (RED) campaign. They have helped convince companies like American Express, Gap and Converse (with their Giles Deacon-designed All-Stars) to design...
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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...
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