Converse gives its signature Chuck Taylor a fresh look, using materials and patterns from Italian fashion house Missoni.
What: Converse All Star Chuck ’70 Missoni Zip Suede
Why: Working with Italian fashion house Missoni, Converse has released its signature Chuck Taylor Zip shoes that blend premium suede material with seasonal earth tones. Ideal for keeping feet warm during cooler months.
What else: A nod to “boro” patchworks of Japan, the shoes’ upper comprises three tones of brown suede which creates a contrasting tri-panel appearance. Missoni mohair lines the interior, while antique brass eyelets, rounded leather laces and suede toecapscomplete the look. Other small details include a black leather patch with white deboss Converse logo print and Missoni’s signature terracotta color on the sockliner.
Gimme: The Converse All Star Chuck ’70 Missoni Zip Suede retails for S$369.90 and is available at Surrender (Raffles Hotel Arcade, #02-31, 328 North Bridge Road).