Converse Thunderbolt Ultra

Converse Thunderbolt Ultra

Retro inspiration, re-designed for comfort you want now. Born in running, the original Thunderbolt was designed for speed. We took that essence of lightweight comfort and combined it with our focus on modern design, with the end result being the …


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CONVERSE DONATES TO FOKOF ALBUM CAUSE

CONVERSE DONATES TO FOKOF ALBUM CAUSE

In support of their album fundraising project, Converse donates R100 000 to Fokofpolisiekar. JOHANNESBURG. (May 17, 2017) – In March of this year Fokofpolisiekar launched a crowdfunding campaign via Thundafund to raise money to make their first full length album …


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Rich Mnisi X Converse

Rich Mnisi X Converse

RICH MNISI is a South African based contemporary fashion brand founded in 2014 by LISOF graduate and Africa Fashion International Young Designer of the Year 2014, Rich Mnisi. With a global view catering for an aspirational market, the brand is …


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Converse x Seth Pimentel

Converse x Seth Pimentel

Forever Creative – With Every Footstep  Seth Pimentel, a.k.a African Ginger, is a Johannesburg born and raised artist whose skills lie in visual art and illustration. His distinguishable art style finds inspiration in hip hop culture, skate culture, punk culture …


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Made to Skate

Made to Skate

The latest in skate, brought to you by retro tennis shoes. The One Star CC Pro is a clean, new offering born from a legendary deadstock find in Japan. We took that stumbled-upon inspiration and created a skate sneaker in …


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Grey x Converse Cons Marseille ‘zine

Grey x Converse Cons Marseille ‘zine

Grey Skateboard Magazine recently spent eight days in Marseille, France with the result being Tarte au Citron, a video by James Cruickshank for Grey, in association with Converse Cons. Skaters Mike Arnold, Matlok Bennett-Jones, Edouard Depaz, Sylvain Tognelli and Juan Virues star in the …


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Converse High Tea

Converse High Tea

The 28th and 29th of March saw movers and shakers of the Converse world get together to engage and talk about the brand and what’s new with the sneaker and clothing company. Over the two days the Converse global team …


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SA INFLUENCERS AT PARIS WORKSHOP

SA INFLUENCERS AT PARIS WORKSHOP

Converse sponsored two South African influencers to attend their Ambassador Workshop on the 3rd March 2017 JOHANNESBURG (March, 27, 2017)- In true Converse fashion, the celebrated sneaker brand coupled an ambassador workshop with a party of epic proportions, that perfectly …


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CONVERSE UNVEILS FOREVER CHUCK

CONVERSE UNVEILS FOREVER CHUCK

New content debuts diverse collective of people brought together by Converse who are driving and redefining youth culture BOSTON, MASS. (MARCH 9, 2017) – Rooted in youth culture, Chuck Taylor has been and will continue to be, an ever-lasting symbol …


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NEW COLOURS AND STYLES

NEW COLOURS AND STYLES

WINTER 2017 APPAREL COLLECTION — THE ULTIMATE STREET STYLE UNIFORM Hot off the heels of the  Converse Essentials Apparel launch this past Summer, CONVERSE unveils the Winter 2017 Converse Essentials apparel collection of our highest quality fleece. To provide unmatched comfort, each …


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The Converse Family

The Converse Family

The Beginning, The Throwback, The Sequel, The Evolution The Chuck Taylor silhouette is the core of Converse. It’s grown over the years, becoming a collection of classic sneakers based on the same famous silhouette. The original Chuck Taylor All Star …


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CONVERSE & VINCE STAPLES EXPLORE LA CULTURE

CONVERSE & VINCE STAPLES EXPLORE LA CULTURE

Latest installment in celebration of the Forever Chuck Scenes showcases Chuck Taylor’s influence on LA Culture with West Coast rapper and style icon   BOSTON (February 17, 2017) – Capturing the daring spirit of youth Converse continues the celebration of the …


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CONVERSE & BOBBY BROWN DIVE INTO FILM

CONVERSE & BOBBY BROWN DIVE INTO FILM

Converse debuts the Forever Chuck Scene videos with breakout actress, exploring classic film scenes that made Chuck Taylor iconic BOSTON (February 13, 2017) – In celebration of the daring spirit of youth, Converse debuts the Forever Chuck, a digital and …


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Converse at SA Menswear Week

Converse at SA Menswear Week

Converse recently partnered with three designers at SA Menswear Fashion Week held in Cape Town. The collections featured different Converse sneakers from various Converse collections.     Below are some of the highlights from the event: Issa Leo:   Rich Mnisi: …


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Converse and Skateistan Johannesburg

Converse and Skateistan Johannesburg

The Converse Cons South Africa crew visited the Skateistan facility in downtown Johannesburg back in November. The guys spent an afternoon rolling with the kids and donated 30 pairs of Converse sneakers to the Skateistan programme. Check out the video …


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Converse x The Good Luck Bar

Converse x The Good Luck Bar

The Good Luck Bar is one of South Africa’s best live music venues. Located at 1 Fox the Sheds in Johannesburg, the venue has a long history. The main shed has been dated at 1893, making it one of the …


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Converse x Francois Van Coke

Converse x Francois Van Coke

Francois Badenhorst, better known by his stage name Francois Van Coke, is the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the South African Alternate rock bands Fokofpolisiekar and Van Coke Kartel. Van Coke has always had an affinity for music. …


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CONVERSE CONS SKIDGRIP

CONVERSE CONS SKIDGRIP

The Cons Skidgrip is the street – ready sneaker for the body that doesn’t want to stay still. Lightweight, high traction and flexible. JOHANNESBURG. (November 15,  2016) – This is for those of us that are more comfortable in those …


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