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

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

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...

INVINCIBLE for Converse First String Jack Purcell Johnny

Previewed just last week, Taiwanese retailer INVINCIBLE has linked up with Converse and its First String imprint to craft a special edition of the Johnny take on the classic Jack Purcell. Pairing a jet black upper of hairy suede and premium leather w...

INVINCIBLE for Converse First String Jack Purcell Johnny Preview

Taiwanese streetwear retailer INVINCIBLE has been holding it down for Taipei over the past few years with a string of strong exclusives. The brand currently teams up with Converse’s premium First String line to produce a rare version of the Jac...

Converse First String Pro Leather Ox “Japanese Terry”

Straight out of Japan comes the latest premium release from Converse and its First String line: a terrycloth take on the low-top Pro Leather. Made famous in high-top form by Dr. J himself and updated with a two-toned Japanese-made terry upper, the Pr...

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...