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Converse Goes Avant-Garde With Comme des Garçons Collaboration

May 24, 2013
Since 1908, Converse has been offering up casual kicks for the masses with their legendary Chuck Taylors and Jack Purcell shoes. Next week, the brand is launching yet another iconic collection with Comme des Garçons! On Tuesday, May 28th, the Comme des Garçons PLAY for Converse Pro Leather collection will mark its stylish footprint globally, just in time for summer.
The casual, streetwear-influenced line from the avant-garde Japanese label founded by Rei Kawakubo will introduce four new styles. Comme des Garçons’ Kawakubo designed the collection with PLAY’s signature quirky heart-with-eyes logo on the iconic Converse Pro Leather shoe. The playful pattern celebrates the creative, irreverent spirit that is synonymous with both the Converse and Comme des Garçons brands.
Fashionistas can choose between Milk and Black Mid and Ox silhouettes. All styles will be available on Dover Street Market’s website and at the Comme des Garçons NYC store starting May 28th, in Paris and London starting June 1st and at Comme des Garçons stores in Tokyo and throughout Asia starting June 21st for a suggested retail price of $130-140.
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