Converse Launches Store In Canal Walk, Cape Town

Converse Launches Store In Canal Walk, Cape Town

The Converse Canal Walk store is set to open this month. JOHANNESBURG, SA (July 12, 2018) – Today, Converse Inc. and its South African licensee, SKYE Distribution Pty. Ltd., announce the opening of their sixth specialty retail store in South …


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CONVERSE X MadeMe

CONVERSE X MadeMe

By girls, for girls.  Johannesburg, 22 June 2018 – Inspired by the spirit of Downtown NYC, the energy of the Riot Grrrl movement, and early 90s subcultures, MadeMe is a brand that champions a by-girls for-girls style that deviates from …


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Converse One Star Country Pride

Converse One Star Country Pride

Converse One Star Country Pride: Pick the colours that speak to you and wear them proudly. Johannesburg, 14 June 2018 – Inspired by countries from all around the world, the One Star Canvas Country Pride collection is all about coming …


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GOLF LE FLEUR* TWO-TONE COLLECTION

GOLF LE FLEUR* TWO-TONE COLLECTION

Tyler, The Creator and Converse made a new Golf Le Fleur* Two-Tone collection just for you… and for everyone else. Several years ago, Tyler, The Creator had a vision to launch a line of sneakers to go with his Golf …


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CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR LEATHER

CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR LEATHER

CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR LEATHER: The elevated classic for the connoisseur. Created in 1917, the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star has been evolving for a hundred years while always remaining a classic. The All Star emblem, vulcanized rubber sole …


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CONVERSE x MILEY CYRUS

CONVERSE x MILEY CYRUS

Converse celebrates Miley Cyrus’ free spirit and unique pursuit of self-expression for all with CONVERSE x MILEY CYRUS collection.  The Converse x Miley Cyrus collection: Introducing a mix-and-match collection for Miley fans. For all ages and genders, shapes,sizes, and unique styles  Designed …


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Converse CONS Drops Purple Skate Film

Converse CONS Drops Purple Skate Film

Converse launches Purple Program to include Purple Skate Film premier in Johannesburg and Cape Town with exclusive Purple Hi sneaker.  Converse Cons presents our first brand skate film titled “Purple”! Filmed and edited by Ben Chadourne “Purple” showcases the journey …


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CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR 70 VINTAGE CANVAS

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR 70 VINTAGE CANVAS

The Chuck 70. It’s not a shoe. It’s the shoe. By 1970 the Chuck had evolved to become the pinnacle of function and utility for sport, and was considered the best basketball sneaker ever. The Chuck 70 is built off …


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Converse X SNS

Converse X SNS

Sneakersnstuff is the latest sneaker boutique to interpret Converse One Star Johannesburg, 11th April 2018 – The Converse One Star continues to show up across global street culture, with celebrated sneaker boutique Sneakersnstuff creating a limited-edition capsule in collaboration with …


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CONVERSE COTTON CANDY COLLECTION

CONVERSE COTTON CANDY COLLECTION

Converse One Star Premium Suede – Because suede feels good, and pastels keep spring coming all year round. Johannesburg, 12 March 2018 – No one ever said pastel colours could only be worn in spring, and the new Converse One Star …


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Chuck Taylor All Star Wordmark

Chuck Taylor All Star Wordmark

Converse is getting wordy with its latest drop of All Star Wordmark sneakers. The brand has launched the Chuck Taylor All Star Wordmark in both its classic high top and low top Chuck Taylor styles.  Choose from blue, black, or …


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One Star Pinstripe

One Star Pinstripe

When you want to make a statement, say it with pinstripes. The One Star Oxford sneaker features a premium leather upper and bold pinstripes to add some well-designed magic. Skating, dancing, walking around the park—however you wear them, do it …


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CONVERSE X VINCE STAPLES

CONVERSE X VINCE STAPLES

is available from ShelfLife stores Fans of Staples will remember the collection’s Chuck 70s as Staples’ go-to stage wear during his Life Aquatic tour   “If you’re not really paying that much attention, you won’t know the difference. But it’s (the …


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Spot Them, Dress Them, Snap Them and Win

Spot Them, Dress Them, Snap Them and Win

Stand a chance of winning prizes worth up to the value of R10,000.     Start From The Bottom is the new way of dressing. Spot the #ChucksFirst mannequins in and around your city and dress them with your unique …


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Converse X Hello Kitty

Converse X Hello Kitty

  Johannesburg, 16 August 2018 – Possibly the world’s most iconic anthropomorphic British cat, Hello Kitty is whoever her fans want her to be. Converse and Hello Kitty have collaborated on a footwear, apparel, and accessories collection that allows fans …


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Converse Start From The Bottom

Converse Start From The Bottom

  START FROM THE BOTTOM The first step is a pair of Chucks.     15 August 2018 – Why follow the rules when you could make your own? In the age of rebellion against conformity, Converse has responded. Start …


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#WEARITWITHLOVE – win this Valentine’s Day

#WEARITWITHLOVE – win this Valentine’s Day

#WEARITWITHLOVE One lucky reader will win an experience that will make your heart skip a beat… Purchase a pair of Converse Sneakers from one of our stores between 14 and 28 February, take a pic of your new sneakers, tag Converse.za …


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The latest GOLF le FLEUR* Tyler X Converse

The latest GOLF le FLEUR* Tyler X Converse

Bold pastels offer a fresh take on 2018 Tyler, the Creator is audacious. He is loud. He is particular. And 2017 was a big year for the artist. He received his first Grammy nomination for his album fourth studio album …


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Converse Civilist

Converse Civilist

THE STREETS OF BERLIN INSPIRE NEW COLLABORATION FROM CONVERSE AND LEGENDARY SKATE SHOP CIVILIST   Since its debut in 2009, Alex “Foley” Flach has established Civilist as a household name in the global skateboarding community. The Berlin-based store serves as …


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Session magazine x Juan Smit

Session magazine x Juan Smit

Juan Smit is a master of adjusting to crusty spots. In his spare time away from his occupation as a firefighter for the City of Cape Town, Juan spends his time searching for potential skate spots, as well as building …


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Converse FASTBREAK Hi Snake QS

Converse FASTBREAK Hi Snake QS

Sneaker heads who have been eagerly waiting the Converse Fastbreak Hi Snake QS will be glad to hear the sneaker will hit South African shelves on 15 November. The Fastbreak Hi Snake which is the first of its kind in Mzansi is …


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Converse Launches at ShelfLife Stores

Converse Launches at ShelfLife Stores

Shelflife will be officially stocking Converse in their Cape Town, Johannesburg and online store from the 2nd of November.    Converse has created an instantly recognisable aesthetic that thousands of brands have attempted to copy, but as the saying goes – you …


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OFFICE London X Converse Launch

OFFICE London X Converse Launch

OFFICE London is a cutting-edge fashion footwear specialist, providing style conscious customers with innovative shoes to suit every occasion. OFFICE prides themselves on their unique product range –created by their in-house design team and global brand partnerships, all of which …


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CONVERSE AND TYLER, THE GOLF LE FLEUR* COLLECTION

CONVERSE AND TYLER, THE GOLF LE FLEUR* COLLECTION

 GOLF LE FLEUR* SNEAKERS AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2nd Converse and Tyler continue their collaborative design partnership through Tyler’s signature Golf Le Fleur* collection of footwear and apparel. Together, Tyler and Converse celebrate the daring spirit of youth, encouraging freedom of expression …


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CONVERSE ENGINEERED GARMENTS

CONVERSE ENGINEERED GARMENTS

Inspired by Legacy, Constructed for the Future Daiki Suzuki made his name in the fashion by mining the intersection of classic Americana, Japanese sensibilities and modern tailoring. With his label Engineered Garments, the Japanese-born, NYC-based designer has injected new life …


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CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STARS CELEBRATION

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STARS CELEBRATION

With a daring and always young spirit, the brand celebrates the 100th anniversary of the most iconic sneakers with a campaign shot in South Africa Converse, one of the most original and fashionable brands in street style, celebrates its most …


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Converse – footprint on the NBA court!

Converse – footprint on the NBA court!

CONVERSE INTRODUCES NBA EDITION CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR COLLECTION Celebrating the Basketball culture, Converse has designed a limited edition Of the Chuck SE NBA Franchise. This collection is a celebration of city pride for the fan that wears their heart …


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Converse Braamfontein store.

Converse Braamfontein store.

JOHANNESBURG, SA (September 14, 2017) – Today, Converse Inc, and its South African licensee, Skye Distribution Pty Ltd., announce their fifth specialty retail store in South Africa. The opening of the Converse Store is set to be on the 15th …


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Converse Capsule Fest

Converse Capsule Fest

Converse together with Capsule Fest have taken Waves Brand to its next evolution, a stand-alone stage at a major festival. The Converse Waves Stage will boast the best in urban indie arts with the likes of 2 Lee Stark, J …


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CONVERSE PREMIERES PUBLIC ACCESS

CONVERSE PREMIERES PUBLIC ACCESS

THE SERIES STARS MILEY CYRUS AND MAISIE WILLIAMS, PRESENTS THE VOICE AND VISION OF TODAY’S YOUTH Converse celebrates the daring spirit of today’s youth through Public Access, a show that expresses the voice and vision of youth culture. The series will …


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Converse Breakpoint – Streetwear

Converse Breakpoint – Streetwear

Streetwear Classic. Always in Fashion   The Converse Breakpoint’s super low silhouette, premium leather construction, and iconic star and chevron provide an iconic look inspired by court shoes in the 1970’s. The Breakpoint’s vulcanized sole construction cap off a sneaker …


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CONVERSE X CHOCOLATE SKATE READY COLLECTION

CONVERSE X CHOCOLATE SKATE READY COLLECTION

LATEST COLLECTION MARKS THE CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH SKATER KENNY ANDERSON Converse Cons has partnered with Kenny Anderson and his long-time board sponsor, Chocolate Skateboards. The new Converse Cons X Chocolate footwear and apparel collection was designed with skaters in mind, …


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Converse One Star Mid – New Height

Converse One Star Mid – New Height

CLASSIC COMFORT, ELEVATED. After a high-profile collab from Tyler, the Creator, the Converse One Star is among the trendiest models among all of the simple, vulc-soled sneaker options out there at the moment.  Launching today, the One Star continues its return to popularity with …


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One Star Classic Suede

One Star Classic Suede

In the ‘70s, the One Star sneaker was designed for basketball. Then skateboarding happened and the sneaker was given a new reason to exist. These days sneakers have even more reason for their being, they are a core fashion staple …


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CONVERSE X GOLF LE FLEUR COLLECTION

CONVERSE X GOLF LE FLEUR COLLECTION

ONE STAR x GOLF LE FLEUR SNEAKERS AVAILABLE AUGUST 12th Tyler, the Creator and Converse will release the One Star x Golf le Fleur collection with four colorways of the iconic One Star sneaker on August 12th in SA. Ambassadors …


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Nokana X Converse

Nokana X Converse

Called the poster child for those forced to create out of necessity, Nokana Mojapelo is a fashion designer, musician and overall doer.    Nokana says he is influenced by the matriarchs of his family and intrigued by their skill, the attention …


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CONVERSE DESKBAGS – LIVES CHANGED.

CONVERSE DESKBAGS – LIVES CHANGED.

CONVERSE DONATES THEIR FIRST DROP OF 210 DESKBAGS TO LEARNERS IN NEED IN ORANGE FARM. Johannesburg (07 August 2017) – This past week, CONVERSE with the help of Habitat for Humanity donated almost 210 DeskBags to Isiboniso Primary School in …


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CONVERSE X GOLF LE FLEUR COLLECTION

CONVERSE X GOLF LE FLEUR COLLECTION

ONE STAR x GOLF LE FLEUR ONE STAR SNEAKERS AND APPAREL AVAILABLE AUGUST 3RD Tyler, the Creator and Converse will release the One Star x Golf le Fleur collection with four colorways of the iconic One Star sneaker and exclusive …


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Converse CONS x Polar Skate Co

Converse CONS x Polar Skate Co

LA Days is a film composed by Pontus Alv and Ben Chadourne Edited by James Cruickshank celebrating the Converse Cons X Polar Skate Co. Jack Purcell Pro and featuring Cons and Polar riders Aaron Herrington, Jonas Skroder, David Stenström, Paul …


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Tyler, the Creator x Converse

Tyler, the Creator x Converse

Tyler, the Creator joins forces with Converse to bring his dynamic, unparalleled sense of imagination, and his voice to life with Converse. Known for his creativity, as well as his authenticity and integrity in everything he touches, Tyler will lend his design sensibilities and …


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Hakim Malema X Converse

Hakim Malema X Converse

Hakim Malema aka TRA$H GODD is a multi-disciplinary artist who crosses over between musical and visual art. The alias TRA$H GODD was created to bring awareness to sustainability and clean energy, through various music projects, capsule collections and brand campaigns. He is …


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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

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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FOREVER CHUCK – EXPRESS YOURSELF IN CHUCKS

FOREVER CHUCK – EXPRESS YOURSELF IN 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 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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Fokofpolisiekar x Converse

Fokofpolisiekar 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 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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Chuck Taylor All Star II Gum – Rubber

Chuck Taylor All Star II Gum – Rubber

The kind of gum you want to step on. The Chuck Taylor All Star II Gum mixes things up with gum rubber soles instead of regular rubber. With the same grip and durability as classic Chuck II rubber, this sneaker …


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CONVERSE – CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR X NIKE FLYKNIT

CONVERSE – CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR X NIKE FLYKNIT

Style meets comfort with the launch of the iconic Chuck Taylor fused with Nike Flyknit technology. JOHANNESBURG. (April 12, 2017) – The new Chuck Taylor All Star x Nike Flyknit collection for Spring/Summer ’17 marks the first time Converse has …


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