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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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

On March 9, 2017, Converse officially debuted the most pinnacle piece to the story of Chuck. The “Forever Chuck” film is the crescendo of the Forever Chuck series campaign, an homage to a new generation defining culture and style. In …


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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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CONVERSE & WINNIE HARLOW GLOBAL FASHION 

CONVERSE & WINNIE HARLOW 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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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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Chuck Taylor All Star II Lux Leather

Chuck Taylor All Star II Lux Leather

  Textured leather and Chuck II comfort. The Chuck Taylor All Star II Lux Leather has an upper that’s made from a raised dot texture leather—a subtle touch for those who like to pay attention to detail. Per usual this …


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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

Exploring the Golden Mile

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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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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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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CHUCK TAYLOR ‘70 X BATMAN COLLECTION

CHUCK TAYLOR ‘70 X BATMAN COLLECTION

77 years of comics featuring The Dark Knight DC Comics and Converse are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the landmark comic book by Frank Miller, The Dark Knight Returns, with the Chuck Taylor All Star ‘70 x DC Comics Batman …


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2 954 CONVERSE DESKBAGS – LIVES CHANGED

2 954 CONVERSE DESKBAGS – 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 / WHITE

PRO LEATHER ‘76 TRIPLE BLACK / 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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THE AUCKLAND MODERN

THE AUCKLAND MODERN

Hot off the­ heels of the Converse All Star Modern launch last month, Converse unveils the next drop from Converse Modern Footwear with the debut of the Converse Auckland Modern. The Auckland Modern is a new silhouette inspired by Converse’s …


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CONS SKIDGRIP BUILT FOR THE STREETS

CONS SKIDGRIP 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

Blood Brothers and Converse

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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Angelique Reichel – #ReadyForMore

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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