Having garnered immediate attention when they were first revealed at London Fashion Week last fall, the Converse x JW Anderson collection presents a bold contrast between Anderson‘s design aesthetic and the classic silhouette of the iconic Chuck Taylor. We take a closer look at the third drop of the longtime partnership between JW Anderson and Converse.
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The Run Star Hike sneaker from the collaborative release juxtaposes the classic court silhouette with exaggerated tooling. Featuring a classic Chuck Taylor upper and saw-tooth tread, the sneaker is undoubtedly a mash-up between the Chucks and traditional hiking boots. Slay the outdoors with this striking pair finished with a black, white and gum sole.
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The Americana Chuck 70 sneakers are just in time for summer. Albeit less contemporary in execution than the Run Star Hike, the eponymous monogram grid still makes a statement. The sneakers feature an asymmetric graphic arrangement—one side showcasing the red stripes of the American flag and the other, a cooler blue.
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The Converse X JW Anderson Runstar Hike in Black is available at Pedder on Scotts and retails at SGD199.90. The Converse X JW Anderson Americana Chuck 70 and Chuck 70 Grid, available at Pedder on Scotts and Limited Edition Chamber, retail at SGD169.90 each.