Sneaker brand Converse has teamed up with Dior Men’s artistic director Kim Jones to launch a new range of luxury sneakers known as the Chuck 70. The range has a streetwear feel and features a transparent TPU cage and a trompe-l'oeil sole, which looks like a platform. It also has Kim Jones name printed on the tongue and sockliner.
The limited-edition sneakers will be sold from April 8 on Converse.com and will reportedly be joined by accompanying apparel. Lately, Converse has been teaming up with major fashion houses and renowned designers. Its latest collaborations with Comme des Garçons and Rick Owens –helped it transform the Chuck 70 with a punk-inspired version.
Converse is an American shoe company that designs, distributes, and licenses sneakers, skating shoes, lifestyle brand footwear, apparel, and accessories. Founded in 1908, it has been a subsidiary of Nike, Inc. since 2003.