Converse Announces Holiday 2013 Footwear Collections

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October 09, 2013

Converse Announces Holiday 2013 Footwear Collections

Iconic Converse Silhouettes are Updated with Cold-Weather Materials and Holiday-Inspired Treatments.
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Today, Converse Inc. debuts its Holiday 2013 collections for Chuck Taylor All Star and Jack Purcell. Influenced by the spirit of the season, these collections are infused with warm materials and treatments that are sure to excite any sneaker fan. The Converse Holiday 2013 collections launch globally on October 9.

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR WINTERIZED COLLECTION
The Chuck Taylor All Star Winterized Collection features the classic silhouette with leather and shearling materials to keep feet warm. The collection also features weather-resistant boots, perfect for a wintry season.

Chuck Taylor All Star Woodsy Boot
The Chuck Taylor All Star Woodsy Boot features a leather upper and rubber wedge outsole making it ideal for winter. Available Colors: Beluga, Black. Suggested Retail Price: $75 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Leather
This cold weather take on the classic Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette has a leather upper and Thinsulate lining, great for keeping feet warm during the holiday season. Available Colors: Black, Mole, Morel. Suggested Retail Price: $75 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star City Hiker
The Chuck Taylor All Star City Hiker features a Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette with a slight boot tread for extra grip, just enough to structuralize its boot shape without adding extra bulk. Available Colors: Black, Chocolate, Charcoal Gray. Suggested Retail Price: $90 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Hollis
The Chuck Taylor All Star Hollis features a sawtooth outsole, Thinsulate lining and heavy tumbled leather that gives the shoe an aged, rugged look. Available Colors: Black, Chocolate, Charcoal Gray. Suggested Retail Price: $90 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Elsie Rolldown
The Chuck Taylor All Star Elsie Rolldown features a soft leather and suede contrast upper. A knitted lining is featured when folded down. Available Colors: Drizzle, Pinecone, Black. Suggested Retail Price: $85 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Hi-Ness
The Chuck Taylor All Star Hi-Ness features a rubber wedge and a slim silhouette. Easily transitioned from x-hi to hi, this sneaker offers both style and comfort. Available Colors: Kangaroo, Black. Suggested Retail Price: $75 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Dainty
The Chuck Taylor All Star Dainty features a suede upper with a shearling lining perfect for the winter months. Available Colors: Black, Morel. Suggested Retail Price: $80 USD

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR ROCK CRAFTSMANSHIP COLLECTION
The Chuck Taylor All Star Rock Craftsmanship Collection is all about updated hardware and premium leathers, perfect for those looking to add some rock and roll toughness to their wardrobe. The collection seamlessly transitions from Fall to Winter, allowing anyone to experience the fun of getting loud and expressing personality through style.

Chuck Taylor All Star Rhinestone
The Chuck Taylor All Star Rhinestone features monochromatic rhinestones placed across the upper, providing a pop of sparkle in an otherwise dreary season. Available Colors: Fiery Coral, Purple Cactus Flower, Black. Suggested Retail Price: $8085 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Dark Wash Neons
The Chuck Taylor All Star Dark Wash Neons features a dark washed neon dye and monochromatic laces. Available Colors: Green Gecko, Purple Cactus Flower, Atomic Blue, Fiery Coral. Suggested Retail Price: $5055 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Premium
The Chuck Taylor All Star Premium sneakers combine leather and canvas to create a superior finish and exceptional style. Available Colors: Andorra, Cement, Athletic Navy.  Suggested Retail Price: $125 USD 

Chuck Taylor All Star and Chuck Taylor All Star Platform Zip
This Chuck Taylor All Star metallic group features leather sneakers with a gold accented overlay, providing the perfect amount of glitz for the holidays. Available Colors: Black, White. Suggested Retail Price: $75–90 USD

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR KIDS COLLECTION
The Chuck Taylor All Star Kids Collection draws inspiration from its adult counterpart to provide kids with a Holiday 2013 assortment. With features such as shearling linings and easy in-and-out closures, this collection seamlessly combines style and warmth. Through a variety of styles and silhouettes, the Chuck Taylor All Star Kids collection encourages kids to express themselves at any age.

Chuck Taylor All Star Simple Slip
Returning for the holidays, the Chuck Taylor All Star Simple Slip, brings dinosaurs to life allowing little ones to wear their favorite animals on their feet. The lace-free design makes this simple slip an easy-on easy-off option for children. Available Colors: Grape Leaf, Green Gecko, Vivid Viola. Suggested Retail Price: $32 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Sharon Boot
The Chuck Taylor All Star Sharon Boot combines both style and warmth with a shearling lined inside and x-hi height. The side zipper provides easy in and out access. Available Colors: Charcoal, Lead Gray. Suggested Retail Price: $62 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Street
This winterized take on the classic Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette has a suede upper and easy slip on, slip off access. Available Colors: Charcoal, Black. Suggested Retail Price: ​$37 USD

JACK PURCELL COLLECTION
The Jack Purcell Collection features the iconic sneaker with renewed seasonal colors, camo prints and silhouettes perfect for the holiday season. Topping off the collection are the classic Jack Purcell and Jack Purcell Duck Boot in tones of distressed neutrals and eye catching colors. The collection also features premium leather detailing, duck canvas and woven textile in the construction of the sneakers.

Jack Purcell CVO Wash
The Jack Purcell CVO Wash silhouette is available in low-top washed canvas uppers featuring slender laces and a slim toe box. The flattering silhouette and washed hues are a staple during the winter months. Available Colors: Black, Safari. Suggested Retail Price: $75 USD

Jack Purcell Duck Boot
The Jack Purcell Duck Boot has been winterized and restyled in a high-top, soft premium leather body with a reimagined camo interior, a camo foot bed and an accessible heel tab for easy pull on/off comfort. Available Colors: Deep Well, Brown, Mole. Suggested Retail Price: $90100 USD

Jack Purcell LTT Camo Print
The Jack Purcell LTT Camo Print is the best way to be seen and not seen. This military inspired style is available in low-top tight weave textile camo prints featured in this season’s warm bolded fun and sophisticated color ways. Available Colors:  Phantom, Lead Gray. Suggested Retail Price: $85 USD

Jack Purcell LTT Wash
This iconic unisex style has been updated to include a variety of holiday-inspired colors. The iconic Jack Purcell LTT embodies a sneaker with a low-top printed washed uppers and an undying attitude. Available Colors: Safari/Egret, Exuberance/Egret, Venice Brown/Egret, Grape Leaf/Egret, Andoraff/Egret. Suggested Retail Price: $70 USD


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 men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 79 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at media.converse.com.



PRESS CONTACTS

Keith Gulla
Converse
646.563.7318 / keith.gulla@converse.com

Lacy Pica
Converse
646-563-7830 / lacy.pica@converse.com

Kelly Ricci
HL Group
646.733.8673 / kricci@hlgrp.com