Converse Announces Fall 2012 Chuck Taylor All Star Footwear Collection

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May 24, 2012

Converse Announces Fall 2012 Chuck Taylor All Star Footwear Collection

Converse debuts new boot silhouettes and seasonal colors in time for the Fall Season.
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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (June 20, 2012) – Today, Converse Inc. debuts its Fall 2012 Chuck Taylor All Star Footwear Collection that celebrates the changing season with new seasonal colors and modernized boot silhouettes that feature winter-ready materials. All new this season, Converse introduces the Chuck Taylor All Star Alice boot, a new women’s silhouette with easy-on, easy-off access perfect for winter outings. The new desert boot inspired Berkshire embraces Converse’s rich heritage in boots and the new seasonal colors feature hyper natural hues that blend an updated outdoorsman palette with abstract brights.

The new Chuck Taylor All Star Fall 2012 Footwear Collection will be available nationwide and globally at specialty retailers, department stores and at www.converse.com beginning June 2012.


BOOTS COLLECTION

Chuck Taylor All Star Sargent
An updated version of the Chuck Taylor All Star Outsider, the Chuck Taylor All Star Sargent pumps up your casual cool look with vintage finished leather upper that exudes Converse’s signature rock ‘n’ roll vibe. Suggested Retail Price $80-$85

Chuck Taylor All Star Major Mills
New for Fall 2012 is the Chuck Taylor All Star Major Mills. With a leather on rubber wedge outsole, the Major Mills is a unique take on a classic work wear boot that’s perfect for fall’s changing weather. Suggested Retail Price $100-$120

Chuck Taylor All Star Alice
The new women’s Chuck Taylor All Star Alice boot offers a fresh, fun and hassle free boot perfect for winter outings. With its fixed tongue and pull on ease, it’s easy to rock out at concerts and gatherings in this quilted canvas boot. Suggested Retail Price $85

Chuck Taylor All Star Hiker
The Chuck Taylor All Star Hiker shoe features a heavy tumbled leather upper, d-ring eyelets and boot laces with a pop of color. Suggested Retail Price $70

Chuck Taylor All Star Hollis
The Chuck Taylor All Star Hollis features a sawtooth outsole, shearling lining and heavy tumbled leather that gives the shoe an aged rugged look that usually takes years to achieve. An update to the Converse Boot, this will be a go-to shoe with a modern twist perfect for fall. Suggested Retail Price $70-$75

Moc Fringe
The all-new women’s Moc Fringe brings bohemian style featuring shearling lining and fringe suede. Suggested Retail Price $70

Berkshire Mid
The suede and leather execution of this new silhouette reaffirms Converse’s approach of combining age old, desert boot uppers with the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star bottom. The Berkshire Mid shoe is attuned to modern aesthetics, while maintaining its original integrity. Suggested Retail Price $70


SEASONAL COLORS
As the leaves on the trees slowly transition from their standard leaves to shades of red, orange, gold, brown, and even purple, the Chuck Taylor All Star rolls out in warm, joyful and inviting colors to transition from summer into fall. Suggested Retail Price $50


FALL 2012 CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR COLLECTION

Chuck Taylor All Star Side Zip

The traditional Chuck Taylor All Star shoe gets revamped with exposed bright contrast zippers on the lateral panel giving the Chuck Taylor All Star Side Zip a bit of edge to the iconic shoe. Suggested Retail Price $55-$60

Chuck Taylor All Star Dainty
The Chuck Taylor All Star Dainty shoe became a fan favorite when it was launched in Spring 2012. The perfect marriage of the classic Chuck Taylor All Star and the Chuck Taylor All Star Slim, the Dainty’s slim, low-profile sole and flirtatious look is available in seasonal brights. Suggested Retail Price $50


GORILLAZ COLLECTION

The new Gorillaz collection celebrates Jamie Hewlett’s early work for the band while also paying homage to the group’s most notable characters. The Murdoc print boldly features the famous character emblazoned on the heel of the classic black hi-top shoe.  The black and white group print hi-top is a fan collectable featuring an early illustration of Gorillaz characters 2D, Murdoc and Noodles on one shoe with a sketch of the character Mike, the fez-wearing monkey on the other. The colorful multi-patches print features some of the bands most iconic and popular stickers from the past.  All styles feature a suede heel stay. Suggested retail price: $60


KIDS

Chuck Taylor All Star Hollis
Available for both boys and girls, the kid’s Chuck Taylor All Star Hollis boasts the same shearling lining and suede outsole as the men’s boot. The waxed canvas upper and twill tape back loop detail keeps both kids and parents happy as the kids play all day long. Suggested Retail Price $47

Chuck Taylor All Star Creative Creature Pack
Returning for Fall, the Chuck Taylor All Star Creature pack, brings reindeers, cats and frogs to life allowing little ones wear their favorite animals on their feet. The lace-free design makes this simple slip an easy-on easy-off option for children. Suggested Retail Price $32

Chuck Taylor All Star Loop-2-Knot
The Chuck Taylor All Star Loop-2-Knot collection is this season’s take on the stretch lace. Its new closure of stretch lace looped through the eyelets and knotted on the other side adds a creative and fun approach to slip-on access. Girls will surely make a fashion statement this fall with Chuck Taylor All Star Loop-2-Knot’s multicolored stretch laces. Suggested Retail Price $37

Chuck Taylor All Star Super
The Chuck Taylor All Star Super shoe features an oversized Varsity patch, a bright lining and fold down tongue. An amped up version of the classic Chuck Taylor All Star, the Super is available in both high and low versions. Suggested Retail Price $32-$37
 

About Converse

Converse Inc., based in N. Andover, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc. Established in 1908, the Converse brand has built a reputation as “America’s Original Sports Company”™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe, the Jack Purcell® shoe and the One Star® shoe. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including lifestyle men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 63 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at www.converse.com.

 

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Converse
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Converse
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HL Group
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