A homage to American counterculture both on and off the stage, Slam Jam’s latest endeavour deconstructs one of the most iconic silhouettes from Converse’s vast catalogue. Manufactured with frayed edging reminiscent of punk rock’s DIY aesthetics, the converse outlet online is emblazoned with a tonal Slam Jam logo recalling the anarchist logo popular throughout the period.The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star logo of course blasts the uppers, while down below, the interminable black pinstripe sits in contrast to the light grey border between the sole unit and upper.
With the recent Lucien Clarke Louis Vuitton skate shoe, it seems as though the merge of skate culture with high-end luxury may actually be becoming a thing. With that in mind, Amsterdam-based Pop Trading Company and Converse have just joined forces to create two ultra-luxe skate-ready converse jack purcell precio, with some pretty interesting materials.For the duo’s second collaboration, they’ve taken cues from Pop Trading Co’s AW20 apparel line. Opting for a slightly toned-down colour palette that’s elevated with premium materials, they’ve gone with the Jack Purcell Pro silhouette in both the Ox and Hi versions. Not only fun to look at, both pairs have been blessed with all the technical details you should expect from a skate shoe. And, with a nod to the high-fashion world, they’ve plastered each model in faux ‘Dragon Skin’ leather, helping each pair to stand out.
Jean-Michel Basquiat was a consummate artist that transformed from street graffiti hound into gallery gentry within one intense decade. Like his creative compatriot Keith Haring, the sprawling and chaotic handstyle of Basquiat lives on today in mediums beyond canvas and acrylic in the form of an expansive Converse collaboration.This collection, consisting of heritage Converse staples in the Skidgrip, converse chuck 70 mujer, and Chuck Taylor All Star, provides a blank black canvas for three signature Basquiat works – Kings of Egypt II, Kings of Egypt III, and Pez Dispenser – all featured using different techniques.
The new kicks feature a converse louie lopez mid outsole — the shoe that Lopez believes has the best board feel — plus detailing from several other archival Converse models like the Converse One Star and the Converse Breakpoint Pro. The trifecta of inspirations combines to make a clean and versatile skate sneaker that features small logo hits on the midfoot/heel, plus a small gold foil stamp of Lopez’s name.