Converse Launches Its Spring/Summer 2013 All Star Footwear Collections

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NORTH ANDOVER, MASS. (February 11, 2013) – Today, Converse Inc. debuts its Spring/Summer 2013 All Star Footwear collection in celebration of the freedom of warmer weather. The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Summer collection presents Converse’s vibrant Chuck Taylor All Star Washed Neon sneakers as well as the new Chuck Taylor All Star ChuckOut. The Chuck Taylor All Star Well Worn collection features effortlessly distressed sneakers that will no doubt become the staple of summer. Finally, the Spring 2013 Chuck Taylor All Star collection features three new silhouettes and seasonal updates in floral prints and animal prints.

The new Converse Spring/Summer 2013 All Star Collection launches globally beginning February 2013.


CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR WELL WORN COLLECTION

The Chuck Taylor All Star Well Worn Collection presents a selection that has been extensively treated to produce the perfect broken in look. The distressed effect gives the sneakers comfort, history and character, and lends themselves to an easy going summer feel.

Chuck Taylor All Star Washed
The Chuck Taylor All Star Washed features low-top washed canvas uppers. Available Colors: Black, Charcoal Gray, Olive Drab and Warm Sand. Suggested Retail Price: $55  

Chuck Taylor All Star Camo Print 
The Chuck Taylor All Star Print features a washed camouflage upper and comes in high-top and low-top. Available Colors: Olive Branch and Safari. Suggested Retail Price: $60

Chuck Taylor All Star LP Washed Twill
The Chuck Taylor All Star LP Washed Twill features a washed premium twill and comes in high-top, mid and low-top. Available Colors: Charcoal, Athletic Navy, Dusty Blue, Varsity Red and White Sand. Suggested Retail Price: $55-$60


CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR SUMMER COLLECTION

The Chuck Taylor All Star Summer Collection is all about that perfect shoe for a carefree summer. Converse has chucked out heavy rubber detailing to create the new Chuck Taylor All Star Chuckout, an extra lightweight and breathable sneaker ideal for guys on the go. And when it comes to summertime, brighter is always better. Converse’s vibrant neon-hued collection is the perfect accent to any warm-weather ensemble. 

Chuck Taylor All Star Chuckout
A new silhouette for summer, the Chuck Taylor All Star Chuckout low-top features a breathable woven mesh upper and neoprene sock liner. Available Colors: Bleached Sand, Athletic Navy, Black and Varsity Red. Suggested Retail Price: $55 

Chuck Taylor All Star Washed Neon
The Chuck Taylor All Star Washed Neon comes in xx-high, two-fold, knee high, multiple tongue low-top and low-top. Available Colors:  Neon Blue, Mirage Gray, Neon Orange, Charcoal, Neon Pink, White, Black and Neon Yellow. Suggested Retail Price: $50-$75

Chuck Taylor All Star Hawaiian Print
The Chuck Taylor All Star Hawaiian print features the classic Hibiscus flower print and comes in high-top and low-top. Available Colors: Varsity Red/Sharp Green, Athletic Navy/Garden Glade and Black/Sharp Green. Suggested Retail Price: $60

 

SPRING 2013 CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR COLLECTION

Converse debuts three new silhouettes for the Spring 2013 Chuck Taylor All Star Collection. For the first time, Converse introduces the streamlined Chuck Taylor All Star Shoreline, a truly feminine style with elasticated back for easy-on, easy-off access. The Chuck Taylor All Star Kriss n Kross is this season’s new take on laces for easy slip-on access, and for a more feminine, flirtatious look, the Chuck Taylor All Star Hi-Ness exudes effortless elegance. Converse also highlight’s the season’s top trends such as summery florals and animal prints and seasonal updates to the classic Chuck Taylor All Star include linen and sequins.

Chuck Taylor All Star Shoreline
The Chuck Taylor All Star Shoreline low-top for women features an elastic back and stretchy laces. Available Colors: Athletic Navy, Black, Cloud Gray, Varsity Red, White. Suggested Retail Price: $50

Chuck Taylor All Star Kriss N Kross
Description: A new lace execution, the Chuck Taylor All Star Kriss N Kross low-top features different color dyed lace combinations. Available Colors: Florida Keys, White, Charcoal and Sharp Green. Suggested Retail Price: $55

Chuck Taylor All Star Hi-Ness
The Chuck Taylor All Star Hi-Ness features a rubber wedge and a slim silhouette. Available Colors: Athletic Navy, White and Could Gray. Suggested Retail Price: $65

Chuck Taylor All Star Animal Prints
The Chuck Taylor All Star Animal Prints features a cheetah print in both high-top and low-top. Available Colors: Tan/Black Coffee, Black/White and Carmine Rose/Fig. Suggested Retail Price: $55


CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR KIDS COLLECTION

The Chuck Taylor All Star Kids Collection draws inspiration from its adult counterpart to provide the perfect Spring/Summer 2013 assortment. Through washed canvases and updated alternative closures, this collection is kid and mom-friendly. 

Chuck Taylor All Star Washed Neon
The Chuck Taylor All Star Washed Neon comes in two-fold, multiple tongue low-top and low-top. Available Colors: Neon Orange, Neon Pink, Neon Yellow, Neon Blue/Neon Pink, Black/Neon Blue/Neon Pink and Neon Orange/Neon Yellow/Neon Pink. Suggested Retail Price: $32-$37

Chuck Taylor All Star Loop-2 Knot
The Chuck Taylor All Star Loop-2 Knot low-top features stretchable multi-color laces. Available Colors:  Mirage Gray/Multi and Blue Iris/Lavendula/Ballard Blue. Suggested Retail Price: $37

Chuck Taylor All Star Simple Slip
The Chuck Taylor All Star Simple Slip features hidden hook and loop enclosure underneath the eyelets. Available Colors: Lavendula/Royal Lilac, Prism Pink/Carmine Rose and Blithe/Black/Cyber, Charcoal/Citrus. Suggested Retail Price: $32

Chuck Taylor All Star Kriss-N-Kross
The Chuck Taylor All Star Kriss-N-Kross low-top features a bright lace and lock lace execution for slip on access. Available Colors: Black/Carmine Rose and Carmine Rose/Florida Keys. Suggested Retail Price: $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 men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 77 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at www.converse.com.

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