Chuck II Pastels

Chuck II Pastels

The Chuck Taylor All Star II Pastels is exactly what it sounds like. This is a clean-looking Chuck II with soft pastel colours that remind you of being serenaded by a saxophone on a windswept beach. The sneaker still nails …


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MILEY CYRUS SAYS, ‘YES TO ALL’ WITH CONVERSE

MILEY CYRUS SAYS, ‘YES TO ALL’ WITH CONVERSE

 TOGETHER CONVERSE AND MILEY CYRUS CELEBRATE DIVERSITY, EQUALITY AND INCLUSION FOR ALL Converse welcomes Miley Cyrus to the brand. In celebration of pride month, Miley joins Converse’s YES TO ALL campaign to support LGBTQ youth and equality. International pop star, and …


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Moonchild Sanelly X Converse

Moonchild Sanelly X Converse

Moonchild is a Jozi based electronic vocalist and fashion designer but originally hails from Durban. Performing is something that comes naturally to Moonchild, having started off as a child model at six-months-old. These days, the blue haired bombshell is better …


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Converse Cons and Caramello

Converse Cons and Caramello

The Cons Euro team explored the Italian city of Lecce for Skateboardmag. The video was filmed and edited by James Cruickshank in association with Converse Cons. Filmed on location in the region of Puglia, Italy, the video stars Felipe Bartolomé, …


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Converse Thunderbolt Ultra – Woven Comfort

Converse Thunderbolt Ultra – Woven Comfort

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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FOREVER CHUCK – EXPRESS YOURSELF IN YOUR CHUCKS

FOREVER CHUCK – EXPRESS YOURSELF IN YOUR CHUCKS

Continuing the Forever Chuck momentum, Converse invites Chuck fans to express themselves with Chuck (South Africa, May 23) This season, Converse continues to drive energy from the “Forever Chuck” global initiative, paying homage to the youth that drive culture forward and stands …


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CONVERSE DONATES R100 000 TO THE FOKOF ALBUM CAUSE

CONVERSE DONATES R100 000 TO THE 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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Fokofpolisiekar Make Crowdfunding History x Converse

Fokofpolisiekar Make Crowdfunding History x Converse

Having been active in the rock scene since 2003, it’s hard to imagine the South African music industry without Fokofpolisiekar. As a band Fokopolisierkar didn’t just create an impression- they came to your home, kicked down your front door and …


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Rich Mnisi Xingelengele Collection X Converse

Rich Mnisi Xingelengele Collection 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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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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CONVERSE ESSENTIALS RETURNS WITH NEW COLOURS AND STYLES

CONVERSE ESSENTIALS RETURNS WITH 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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CONVERSE AND WINNIE HARLOW SPOTLIGHT GLOBAL FASHION 

CONVERSE AND WINNIE HARLOW SPOTLIGHT GLOBAL FASHION 

The final installment to the Forever Chuck Scenes explores the fashion movement in global fashion hubs with cutting-edge model  BOSTON (March 1, 2017) – The final installment of the Converse Forever Chuck series dives deep into Chucks, from the Runway to …


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Forever Chuck: Exploring the Converse Chuck Family

Forever Chuck: Exploring the Converse Chuck 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 AND VINCE STAPLES EXPLORE LA CULTURE

CONVERSE AND 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 AND MILLIE BOBBY BROWN DIVE INTO FILM

CONVERSE AND MILLIE 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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Exploring the Golden Mile with Converse

Exploring the Golden Mile with Converse

The Converse Cons South Africa crew embarked on a road trip in November 2016 from Johannesburg to Durban with a quick stop at Indigo in the valley of 1000 hills. Unfortunately, Durban’s Golden Mile that’s famed for sun, sand and sea …


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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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CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR CLASSIC COLORS

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR CLASSIC COLORS

The Chuck Taylor All Star is the most iconic sneaker in the world, recognized for its unmistakable silhouette, star-centered ankle patch and cultural authenticity. And like the best paradigms, it only gets better with time. For generations, these classic colors …


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CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR II BLACKOUT

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR II BLACKOUT

PRODUCT DETAILS Stay bright at night with reflectivity Standing out is key, and the Chuck Taylor All Star II Blackout will keep you in the light even during the darkest of nights. A knit reflective upper enhances visibility in low …


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2 954 CONVERSE DESKBAGS – COUNTLESS LIVES CHANGED

2 954 CONVERSE DESKBAGS – COUNTLESS LIVES CHANGED

CONVERSE DONATES ALMOST 3 000 DESKBAGS TO STUDENTS IN NEED IN THE DIEPSLOOT AREA Johannesburg (29 November 2016) – Yesterday, CONVERSE donated almost 3 000 DeskBags to Reshomile Primary School and Musenga Vadzimu Primary School in Diepsloot, Johannesburg. Following last …


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PRO LEATHER ‘76 TRIPLE BLACK / TRIPLE WHITE

PRO LEATHER ‘76 TRIPLE BLACK / TRIPLE WHITE

Legendary court silhouette, upgraded The Pro Leather ‘76 Triple Black / Triple White is the result of taking a timeless court silhouette and stripping it down to its pure form. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of its introduction, this sneaker features …


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Converse x Luke Jackson

Converse x Luke Jackson

“If you have a skateboard, you’re never bored”. These words from skateboarding legend Luke Jackson. Luke is known as the most responsible man in skateboarding; he runs local skateboarding bible Session Magazine, Baseline Skate Shop and in a skate consultant …


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Converse x Tecla Ciolfi

Converse x Tecla Ciolfi

What does it take to always be on? Always be ready for more? Building a popular and thriving brand is about more than just a few cute videos and social media posts, it takes determination and being ready for whatever …


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CONS SKIDGRIP IS BUILT FOR THE STREETS

CONS SKIDGRIP IS BUILT FOR THE STREETS

Launching this Spring/Summer 2016, Cons Skidgrip Converse Footwear is Built For the Streets. Johannesburg, South Africa. (September 23, 2016) – Converse is #readyformore and ready for the streets this season with the launch of the new Cons Skidgrip. Lightweight, high …


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Blood Brothers and Converse: #ReadyForMore

Blood Brothers and Converse: #ReadyForMore

Ten of South Africa’s biggest music artists have banded together to unite in the battle against cancer in support of the Vrede Foundation. As one “super group” called ‘Blood Brothers’, the artists put on a rock concert each year to …


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WATCH: Angelique Reichel – #ReadyForMore

WATCH: Angelique Reichel – #ReadyForMore

  Love your Chucks but can’t give up them up no matter the weather? Converse has you sorted with the new Converse Counter Climate Shield Canvas Footwear and Apparel Collection.   The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II is a …


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CONVERSE ANNOUNCES FOURTH SOUTH AFRICAN STORE

CONVERSE ANNOUNCES FOURTH SOUTH AFRICAN STORE

Mall Of Africa Store To Open At The End Of April    JOHANNESBURG, SA (April 21, 2016) – Today, Converse Inc. and its South African licensee, Skye Distribution Pty. Ltd., announce the opening of their fourth specialty retail store in …


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CONVERSE ANNOUNCES THIRD SOUTH AFRICAN STORE

CONVERSE ANNOUNCES THIRD SOUTH AFRICAN STORE

Menlyn Park Store To Open In Pretoria This Week     JOHANNESBURG, SA (March 31st, 2016) – Today, Converse Inc. and its South African licensee, Skye Distribution Pty. Ltd., announce the opening of their third specialty retail store in South …


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CONVERSE ANNOUNCES SOUTH AFRICAN STORES

CONVERSE ANNOUNCES SOUTH AFRICAN STORES

New Durban And Johannesburg Stores To Open In December JOHANNESBURG, SA (November 17, 2015) – Today, Converse Inc. and its South African licensee, Skye Distribution, announce the opening of their specialty retail stores in South Africa. Both destinations will showcase …


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