JW Anderson Puts Some Sparkle On Your Converse

These chucks will make you and your best man friend want to grab a pair...

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Converse and JW Anderson debuted their design collaboration today with an unexpected twist on a classic kick.

The new shoes were unveiled at the Florence Pitti Uomo show of the Brit designer.

'From my very first pair, Converse have represented such a radical movement in style and culture. The contrasts and similarities between the world of Converse and the world of JW Anderson creates a space of culture tension that's a dream to play within as a designer,' said designer Jonathan Anderson via press release.

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Instead of the classic one colour trainer, these Converse offer some sparkle and edge, and they don't discriminate based on gender.

''The minute I feel comfortable, I can’t work anymore.'' @jw_anderson #converse x #jwanderson

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The unisex shoes come in different styles including a range of metallic colours. For the more staid trainer-wearers among us, they'll also be available in classic navy blue and white with the JW Anderson logo repeated.

There is no set release date yet for the JW Anderson x Converse styles—but watch them come alive in the video below:

Without tension no one pays attention. #converse x @jw_anderson

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