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aprile 08, 2017 - Nike

Converse and Neighborhood announce new collaboration

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Converse and renowned Japanese streetwear brand Neighborhood renew their highly regarded partnership with new takes on the #onestar ’74 and Chuck ’70. The #converse x Neighborhood collaboration takes these two iconic silhouettes and modernizes them with streetwear, workwear and motorcycle-inspired functionality.
With roots in the motorcycle counterculture, Neighborhood designer Shinsuke Takizawa brings one-of-a-kind interpretations of motorcycle elements to all his products. Like #converse, Neighborhood also shares the philosophy that clothing should support the lifestyle of the wearer. The new collaboration fuses these elements, resulting in a collection that not only exudes functionality, but timeless, everyday wearabilty.
The #converse x Neighborhood #onestar ’74 features a premium suede upper that is contrasted by a leather lining. A focal point of the sneaker, the classic Star Chevron is further enhanced with embellished details. Trademark Neighborhood text adorns the foxing tape.
The #converse x Neighborhood Chuck ’70 celebrates the cultural crossroads of music and motorcycle lifestyle. With a rugged leather-infused canvas upper, the sneaker features a ‘gear shift’ toe overlay in both rubber and leather for extra resilience and protection during motorcycle riding.
Sitting as perfect complements to one another, both the #onestar ’74 and Chuck ’70 are further updated with a Neighborhood logo sock-liner.