Following some previously seen previews, Kevin Poon pulls the covers off CLOT’s latest collaboration with Converse (PRODUCT) RED. Utilizing a less often seen model in the Jack Purcell High, the sneaker’s upper features two-tone leather and nubuck materials.
CLOT for Converse (PRODUCT) RED
For this latest collaboration, CLOT created a high top version of the Jack Purcell shoe. “The Jack Purcell shoe is kind of unassuming, sort of the underdog… I really like the style, and the front of the shoe really captivates me. When I started thinking about a collaboration with Converse this was the shoe that I wanted to work with,” says Kevin Poon, founder of CLOT.
Using rich nubuck leather and premium materials and construction, CLOT’s creation is a very comfortable and elegant version of the Jack Purcell shoe. Kevin also adds that an element of muted red was also added to “embody the CLOT movement, and to subtly reference the mission (RED)”
“The shoe is really inspired by our ”from dusk till dawn collection. We wanted to use a color palette that embodied this emotion – subtle, mostly grey, and all together the colors bring out this high top Jack Purcell’s unique silhouette,” says Poon.
The Launch Party at JUICE HK
To celebrate our first collaboration launching on 1st April, 2010, CLOT and Converse have invited DJ Jules, the renowned England DJ who has deejayed at different occasions including opening act for artists such as Maxwell and Sade and parties for fashion labels such as Versace and business magnate Martha Stewart.
The CLOT for Converse (PRODUCT)RED Jack Purcell shoe is available in a high-top, leather version. The shoe launches globally in April at JUICE in Asia and select retailers globally. Retail for HK$1,199, it will be available in unisex sizes.