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Union LA X Converse Chuck Taylor 'White': sneaker icon meets art

October 7, 2020 2:48 PM
Union LA X Converse Chuck Taylor 'White': sneaker icon meets art

Art and sneakers, this has often worked in the past. Only recently, for example, we loved the styles of Nike in collaboration with the artist Ruohan Wang. Now Union LA and Converse have joined forces and have also brought designer Sheila Bridges on board. Together, they have created an awesome sneaker with the Union LA X Converse Chuck Taylor 'White' that features a very special design on the upper!

What this is all about, that is what we want to tell you here today! But first the release info at a glance: from Tuesday, 13th October 2020 at 09:00 am you can buy the new Union LA X Converse Chuck Taylor 'White'. At our partner End. you can already register for the Raffle. Just click here. You can get a list of all retailers who sell the shoe beyond that by clicking the button! The price for the kicks is about 100€.

Union LA X Converse Chuck Taylor 'White': #TheCrew Background Check

Do you know the famous interior designer Sheila Bridges from New York, dear community? In America, her designs are going through the roof and she has already been voted 'America's Best Interior Designer' by CNN! One of her famous designs is the Harlem Toile de Jouy pattern and, you guessed it, that's what we see on the new Kicks. The French Toile can actually be translated as canvas. But it is also a word for this art style with the little pictures. Known in France since the early 1700 years, it turns the street style upside down today.

Visually, the collaborators used the white canvas upper of the legendary Converse Chuck High silhouette as a screen. Many individual artistic drawings, each telling its own little story, are drawn across the upper. The design should combine modern aspects of Harlem (New York) and the pastoral aesthetics of traditional patterns. The scenes on display are also intended to celebrate African American culture and to draw attention to prejudices.

Converse x Union LA

Beautiful design, lots of art and an inspiring story. Add to that Union LA as a collaborator and you can hardly get more hype. The brand has just recently inspired us in collaboration with Air Jordan and the 4 sneakers went through the roof! We expect the same from this collaboration with Converse. We find the branding of Union LA as a patch in orange on the side of the Chucks. The artistic Union LA X Converse Chuck Taylor 'White' Sneakers have an orange outsole. Otherwise we get the typical good Converse High style with white outsole, white laces and of course the toe cap!

Let's have a look at the whole thing in detail, dear community, because it's really worth it!

Union LA x Converse Chuck Taylor
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Sheila Bridges Harlem Toile de Jouy  Converse