Sunday, 16 March 2014
Converse and Hancock Vulcanised Articles launch new sneaker
American footwear, apparel and accessories brand Converse has announced their first collaboration with British company Hancock Vulcanised Articles in the form of the Converse Jack Purcell x Hancock sneaker. Launched on Friday 14 March 2014, is available in limited quantities at the Converse stores in San Francisco and New York City, as well as in select Converse retailers in Europe and Asia.
Featuring a water-repellent upper made from innovative rubber bonded materials, the new shoe comes in three colour options: indigo, summer yellow and mastic grey. All models include the Hancock Vulcanised Articles logo stitched on the heel tab of each sneaker, the signature Jack Purcell smile line, and a soft lining with a print of the Siphona Elastica, the plant used to manufacture rubber.
Photographs courtesy of Converse Inc.