A Closer Look at the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 1970s “Rag Flag”

StyleComments ⋅ 11 days ago
Inspired by the American Flag, the Converse First String Chuck Taylor All Star 1970s “Rag Flag” employs the obvious use of stars and stripes in conjunction with a floral and vine print. Put together over the signature high-top Chuck Taylo...

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 1970s “Rag Flag”

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 4, 2014
After dropping the “Vintage Flag” take on the Chuck Taylor All Star 1970s back in May, Converse returns with yet another premium flag-inspired silhouette. Once again using the 1970s edition of the high-top Chucks as a base, the “Rag...

Converse First String Engineered Auckland Racer

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 13, 2014
Modernizing the classic runner, Converse presents a brand new “Engineered” edition of the Auckland Racer. Part of Converse’s premium First String line, the Engineered Auckland Racer creatively reimagines the silhouette with a unique...

A Closer Look at the Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ May 23, 2014
Despite being conceptually simple, the debut collection between Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String generated a great deal of hype and aligned perfectly with MMM’s philosophy. A follow-up collection has equally garnered a strong leve...

Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ May 21, 2014
Maison Martin Margiela and Converse First String present their new footwear collection for Spring/Summer 2014. Playing with the same concept as the first collection, MMM has chosen the Chuck Taylor All Star 1970s Hi and Jack Purcell Ox as the canvase...

Hancock Vulcanised Articles x Converse First String Jack Purcell 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 11, 2014
Welcoming the spring season, Converse’s First String range teams up with Hancock Vulcanised Articles on a selection of Jack Purcell Mids. Building off Hancock VA’s trademark elastic bonded rubber material, the shoes are crafted with a sle...

Converse 2014 First String 1970s Chuck Taylor All Star Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 24, 2014
Welcoming the sunshine and warm weather of spring, Converse First String presents the 1970s Chuck Taylor All Star in mint and purple. Re-crafted to the specifications Chuck Taylor All Star from the ’70s, these Chucks feature higher rubber foxin...

Converse First String Chuck Taylor All Star “Christmas” Pack

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 19, 2013
As the holiday celebrations commence, Converse First String has unveiled premium new iterations of the Chuck Taylor All Star for Holiday 2103. The “Christmas Pack” is comprised of high-rising and low top versions of the iconic shoe, execu...

Union x Converse First String 1970s Chuck Taylor All Star Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 25, 2013
For the first time ever, California retailer Union teams with the iconic Converse brand to release a two-part collection of First String 1970s Chuck Taylor All Stars. Each drop is constructed with a premium felted wool exterior and lined with soft sh...

A Closer Look at the CLOT x Converse First String 2013 Holiday “Chang Pao” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 2, 2013
Coming just a few days after receiving our first up-close look at their collaborative “Chang Pao” collection, CLOT and Converse First String present new imagery as well as a short video piece highlighting their fifth partnering effort. As...

CLOT x Converse First String 2013 Holiday “Chang Pao” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 28, 2013
Inspired by traditional Chinese formal wear, Converse and Hong Kong-based CLOT present a closer look at the forthcoming “Chang Pao” pack of Converse First String 1970s Chuck Taylor All Stars for Holiday 2013. Marking the fifth time the tw...

A Closer Look at the NEIGHBORHOOD x Converse First String 2013 Holiday Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 24, 2013
Converse recently announced its first-ever collaboration with Tokyo’s NEIGHBORHOOD. The First String collection takes two of Converse’s iconic staples, the Jack Purcell Johnny Mid and the All Star Chuck ’70 Ox, and gives them a spec...

NEIGHBORHOOD x Converse First String 2013 Holiday Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 22, 2013
Following up on our recent interview to announce NEIGHBORHOOD’s first-ever Converse collaboration, we take a product-driven look at the two models that hits stores in the coming days. Defined by what NEIGHBORHOOD founder Shinsuke Takizawa calls...

Shinsuke Takizawa Discusses NEIGHBORHOOD’s Debut Collection with Converse First String

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 21, 2013
Shinsuke Takizawa’s NEIGHBORHOOD has been one of the Ura-hara movement’s most respectable and well-known brands since its inception almost 20 years ago. Oddly enough, despite a wealth of collaborative ventures under its belt, it has taken...

A Closer Look at the INVINCIBLE for Converse First String Jack Purcell Johnny

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 27, 2013
Today we present a closer look at the INVINCIBLE for Converse First String Jack Purcell Johnny. This special version of the high-top Jack Purcell features a premium upper composed of black suede, leather and leopard-print leather on the heel. Instead...