J" Erving decades ago, the CONVERSE Pro Leather returns to the spotlight once again as part of the CONVERSE First String initiative this year. A tribute to Pro Leather's place in the history of basketball, the project highlights five influential retailers in sneaker culture – CLOT, Patta,...

treatments alluding to Converse's history — that are reflected well in this low-cut version. Featuring treated red canvas uppers and an ivory star and chevron logo, the whole package sits atop an off-white sole, while subtle CLOT branding is featured on the heel. As a Converse First String...

1 / 3 2 / 3 3 / 3 Converse 2012 Spring Pro Leather Hi Canvas Converse presents its latest take on the iconic Pro Leather Hi, done up in a cream canvas colorway. Adding a modern touch on the classic basketball silhouette, the shoe is decked out with a stylish, rough-hewn look and feel....

Porter this week are the Converse John Varvatos Metallic Snakeskin-Effect Sneakers. For those don't know, John Varvatos is an American contemporary high fashion menswear designer who has worked for prestigious brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein. This is not the first time...

A limited edition collaborative effort between Converse and John Varvatos sees a much subtler approach to the (ever controversial) camouflage trend – with the designer incorporating the masculine print onto the classic Converse Chuck Taylor silhouette. This trainers' design is ideal for...

that John Varvatos' talk on the Converse Star Player EV has appeal. In heavy twill, the Varvatos versions come in navy, white, gray, and red. The traditional Chevron logo appears in contrasting color and the rubber outsole and toe units are given a vintage look. Consider the Converse by John...

J's Converse Pro Leather shoe is a part of the foundation of the modern pro model sneaker industry. How does this differ from any previous footwear projects you've done? Having the opportunity to approach a classic and timeless silhouette was an honor. We wanted to preserve the basic...

New for Fall/Winter 2012, the label's partnership with Converse First String on a duo of Pro Leather models manages to reference both the ethnic influences of CLOT's current collection and the legendary American heritage of Converse. Fresh takes on one of the most iconic silhouettes in...

Ace Hotel has partnered once again with Converse, working with the heritage athletic brand to produce the Converse First String Pro Leather, crafted with a white premium leather upper adorned with a subtle all-over print. The classic silhouette features soft grey nubuck overlays throughout —...

One of the most iconic footwear silhouettes of all time, Converse's Pro Leather has seen a resurgency this year with collaborative releases from Footpatrol, Stussy, Patta and CLOT as each has provided its own unique take on the classic. Now, Converse and its First String line have tapped...

 

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