Alber Elbaz Designs Exotic New Styles for Converse "Avant" Collection

High-end sneakers with iridescent paneling and animal motifs.

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Fashion maven Alber Elbaz continues to up the ante of designs for his high-end “Avant” collection with Converse. The duo’s Spring 2018 selection of limited footwear features exotic takes on timeless high- and low-top silhouettes. One of the more eye-catching models is the Chuck Taylor All Star boasting gold and silver iridescent paneling on the lateral sides. Additionally, a mid-top iteration is given a gold sparkle treatment with contrasting snakeskin details for additional flair.

Peruse the latest styles above and purchase all pairs starting March 25 at select stockists such as Barneys New York. How do these iterations compare with the Elbaz’s 100th-anniversary footwear capsule with Converse?

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