nanamica and Converse have found their way to each other, announcing a Chuck Taylor collaboration (it’s a first-time linkup for the two).
Priced at 22,000 yen (approx. $161), nanamica’s Chuck Taylors ditches the traditional constructions in favor of recycled cotton and rubber for the upper and outsole, respectively.
Like the Japanese label’s PUMA collab, the nanamica x Converse sneakers, too, arrive with a waterproof GORE-TEX lining, further reinforced by a branded tab on the heel.
The shoe’s gusseted tongue combines with the high-tech lining for a Dragon Ball Z-level fusion of enhanced breathability and waterproof capabilities.
Technical design aside, the nanamica x Converse All-Stars are really quite simple on the surface, much like the Japanese brand’s beloved techwear and other apparel.
nanamica’s famed deep navy shade blankets the upper, including laces and iconic All-Star patch, for a cohesive look. With dual branding on the insole to top it all off, the collaborative shoe manifests as a clean, understated spin to the already-simple Chucks.
What can I say? Minimalism wins again.
To the nanamica fans, Converse enthusiasts, and the lovers of subtle flex sneakers in between, nanamica’s Converse Chuck Taylors land on March 17 on nanamica’s webstore and physical stores as well as the Converse’s website and select stores.
The release is a couple of weeks out, but it’s perfect timing for those prepping their spring rotations.
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