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CONVERSE FIRST STIRNG JACK PURCELL SHIBORI

April 23rd, 2014

The First String Converse team have come together yet again to craft a Japanese centric silhouette with the Shibori Jack Purcell. Taking to the classic Jack Purcell upper, each pair is specially dyed before been placed onto its signature sole unit using a traditional Japanese dying method. Each canvas upper is meticulous series of binds, twists, and folds, in which the natural indigo dyes take to the uncompressed segments of the fabrics to form the patterns you see before you. This unique mix of rich indigo stripes is contrasted against the undyed areas of the natural canvas base. To finish it all off, add blue piping on the edges, a blue heel tab, blue and white laces, and white stitching complete this latest first string release. For all of the finer details of this latest release continue reading after the jump, and head in store and online now to pick a pair up for yourself.

CONVERSE FIRST STRING 1970'S CHUCK TAYLOR HIGH AND LOW

April 19th, 2013

The second instalment of the 1970’s Chuck Taylor All Star Collection has arrived, and is now available! With the first release in the Black and the Parchment selling out in days the addition of colour will surely see these fly off the shelves.

As many of you will know, these may look like standard Chuck Taylors to the untrained eye but, these beauties show us the comparison of quality from back in the 70’s to now. The finer details include such things as a slightly higher rubber foxing along the sole, added cushioning, and a slightly more substantial toe box. Each pair has the additional features of the traditional stitching on the sidewall, vintage license plates on the heels, super heavy-grade canvas upper, and the final detail of the ‘player’s name’ badge on the tongue’s inner. Available in store and online now in Crimson Red and Sunflower Yellow in extremely limited numbers, you'll be sorry if you miss out on these!

NOW AVAILABLE: CONVERSE JACK PURCELL JOHNNY HI AND OX

March 31st, 2012

Our first series of Converse First String releases have started to arrive at the store, with these new renditions of the Jack Purcell Johnny low and high-top silhouettes.

Both the Jack Purcell Johnny Hi in Greystone, and Jack Purcell Johnny Ox in Goblin Blue feature all of the added creature comforts that come along with Converse’ First String releases. Taking their attention to detail to the next level by mixing high quality materials with their traditional manufacturing techniques and timeless silhouettes. The low and high-top silhouettes feature a finely pinstriped upper with opaque rip stop overlays, tortoise shell eyelets, accenting greystone and goblin blue signature ‘smiles’, added support in the form of Converse’ removable cushioned innersole, and the final touch of the triple banded grosgrain ribbon along the heel of both silhouettes.

Available in store and online now, continue reading after the jump for all of the finer details of these classic Jack Purcells.

Posted by uptherestore  |  31 March 2012  |  

 

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