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Converse First String Auckland Racer “Japanese Terry”

Converse First String has given the Auckland Racer a special rework with terry cloth as part of its “Terry Cons” pack. The “Terry Oatmeal” colorway features an oatmeal-colored terry cloth upper with tonal laces, logos and stit...

Converse First String 1970s Chuck Taylor Ox “Eclipse”

A new take on the classic Chuck Taylor Ox silhouette, Converse has released the “Eclipse” under the label’s First String project. Taking inspiration from 1970s footwear, the shoe boasts intricate patchwork detailing at the upper, bu...

A Closer Look at the Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String Collection

Building on our extensive coverage of the Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String collaboration, we’ve got a closer look at the much-anticipated collection. Consisting of both the Jack Purcell and the Chuck Taylor All Star Hi, the collec...

A Closer Look at the Converse First String Jack Purcell “Boro”

Taking inspiration, and its name, from the Japanese age-old art and technique of recycling cloth to create an entirely new material, we’ve got a closer look at the Converse First String Jack Purcell “Boro” shoe. Built of an indigo p...

Converse First String Jack Purcell “Boro”

Initially previewed back in June along with a slew of fall drops, today we bring forward a closer look to the Converse First String Jack Purcell “Boro.” Translated to mean rags or scraps of cloth, “boro” is a Japanese technique in which one takes rec...

Converse First String 2013 Fall “Cashmere” Pack

Converse’s iconic high-top Chuck Taylor All Star and Jack Purcell have been updated with luxurious uppers for Fall 2013 thanks to the First String imprint’s new “Cashmere” pack. In both cases, 100% navy striped cashmere constr...

Dr. Romanelli x Converse First String 1970s Chuck Taylor

The latest iteration to the celebrated Converse Chuck Taylor silhouette sees Dr. Romanelli add his own bespoke riffs to the iconic staple. While a preview surfaced last week, we got a chance to see the profile in full form recently at YoHood, Shangha...

Converse First String 1970s Chuck Taylor “Heritage Blue” & “True Navy”

There’s something nostalgic about a simple pair of Chuck Taylor’s acting as a blank canvas for your summer adventures. With each scuff, tear, fade, stain or grime, your Chucks become an artistic rendition to where you’ve been and what you’ve done. Wi...

Deus Ex Machina x Converse First String Jack Purcell Johnny Collection

For Converse First String’s latest collaboration, it has teamed up with custom motorcycle producer Deus Ex Machina to produce two special versions of the Converse Jack Purcell Johnny. First up, the Jack Purcell Johnny Hi features a black canvas...

Converse First String 2013 Fall Preview

The Converse First String collection has arguably been one of the finer exclusive lines across all footwear brands. Between both its collaborative side and its own inline releases, there’s been a series of well-received offerings season-to-seas...

Slam Jam x Converse First String Jack Purcell

Building upon its extensive line of collaborative sneaker releases, Italian retailer Slam Jam realigns with Converse to present the First String Jack Purcell. Built with premium materials to offer a comfortable, yet durable summer model, this joint e...

Saint Alfred for Converse First String Pro Leather

If there’s anyone in Chicago who understands the footwear industry, it’s the crew from longstanding lifestyle outfitter, Saint Alfred. Founded in 2005 — prior to the influx of boutiques to the landscape — Saint Alfred was crea...

Stussy Chapters for Converse First String Pro Leather

One of Converse’s most iconic sneaker designs of all time, the Pro Leather first appeared on the scene during basketball’s golden age over 30 years ago. Gracing the feet of some of the biggest names in the sport including most notably Lar...

Stussy NYC x Converse First String Pro Leather Camo Teaser

As we round out the final releases from Converse’s successful Converse First String Pro Leather collection this season, Stussy NYC are ramping up their forthcoming release with a teaser video. Camouflage’s ubiquity has seen it take on man...

Converse First String Chuck Taylor All Star “Made in Maine” Boot

A seminal staple of the footwear industry, Converse is set to release their latest edition of Chuck Taylors. Coming together in the form of the First String Converse Chuck Taylor All Star “Made in Maine” Boot, the release marks another st...