Constructed with the popular materials and colors of that era, the One Star features a dark yellow corduroy upper with the side stars in dark red, black leather converse high tops while the Chuck Taylor goes plaid in brown and red tones. Both models also feature fuzzy laces and the phrase SOMEWHERE IN MID-CENTURY printed on the midsoles, referencing the era that influences A$AP Nast s creative direction.
The blue converse high tops Converse Pro Leather hightop is sufficiently well aged that Michael Jordan was wearing them when he hit the 1982 NCAA Championship-winning jumper, but it s taken top-notch collaborations and premium releases from the First String collection to get these back into the public eye. The latest pair comes to us courtesy of Aloha Rag s new private label series A.R. SRPLS, whose gold stars on white leather has these looking like they d be associated with blue converse womens SPRM if any de-vowel d s -word.
Following up on notable collaborations by mita sneakers, Nintendo and Nigo of BAPE fame comes a new ABC-Mart x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star set with striped pairs adding zippers to their lateral sides, while sherling-lined editions opt for bright shades on the traditional monotone canvas uppers. Check out the entire pack in more photos below and stick with Sneaker News in case a US shop gets some in stock.
Converse is linking up with the likes of Ace Hotel for a fourth collaborative release. This time they re going with the Converse Pro Leather , albeit a slightly higher iteration than that utilized in previous projects . The Converse Pro Leather high build sports a premium leather in a sort of boys converse dreary grey-that color meant as a nod to the nights of Shoreditch, the location that plays host to the newest of Ace Hotels.
While details are scarce, it appears that the Air Jordan 1 as well as the Air Jordan 11 will be focal points, although it s not clear if these are meant to packaged with another Converse shoe or if they re being packaged together. The Air Jordan 1, of course, is Michael s first signature shoe with Nike, while the Air Jordan 11 is regarded as the most popular Air Jordan model of all-time. Stay tuned for updates.