Converse announces the launch of its Spring 2012 Black Canvas premium apparel collection, introducing warm weather styles and fabrications for the first time since its launch in Fall 2011. Key pieces for the season include lightweight cotton henleys, French terry hoodies, slim-fit cargo pants and vintage-inspired tees – laidback, iconic pieces that will transition effortlessly through the spring months. The latest collection fuses Converse’s signature rock ‘n’ roll aesthetic with an athletic-inspired functionality, while incorporating unique distressed details and vintage graphics. Materials are highly texturized, lightweight and breathable, including twisted yarns, wrinkled cotton, faded dyes and coated canvas. The Spring 2012 Black Canvas Collection will be available nationwide at specialty retailers and online beginning February 1, 2012.