Converse and JW Anderson
Photo: Converse and JW Anderson

Converse and JW Anderson debuted their design collaboration today with an unexpected twist on a classic kick.

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The new shoes were unveiled at the Florence Pitti Uomo show of the Brit based designer.

“From my very first pair, Converse have represented such a radical movement in style and culture. The contrasts and similarities between the world of Converse and the world of JW Anderson creates a space of culture tension that’s a dream to play within as a designer,” said designer Jonathan Anderson via press release.

Converse and JW Anderson
Photo: Converse and JW Anderson

Instead of the classic one color sneaker, these Converse offer some sparkle and edge, and they don’t discriminate based on gender. The unisex shoes come in different styles including a range of metallic colors. For the more staid sneaker-wearers among us, they’ll also be available in classic navy blue and white with the JW Anderson logo repeated.

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There is no set release date yet for the JW Anderson x Converse styles—but watch them come alive in the video below:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BVVKyFuFXJ4/

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From: Harper’s BAZAAR US