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Model: Chuck 70
Key Features: The classic Chuck ’70 is reworked by the London-based, Chinese-born designer Feng Chen Wang, taking inspiration from the A-6 Pilot Winter Flying shoe. The overall shape of the classic sneaker remains the same, albeit for extra leather panels running across the upper resulting in a bulkier silhouette.
Release Date: November 15
Buy: The collaboration will be exclusively available in China and South Korea
Editor’s Notes: Feng Chen Wang and Converse’s partnership enters its second season with a SS20 collection that comprises both apparel and footwear. The range of apparel includes an inaugural 8-piece womenswear capsule, while the footwear continues to reinterpret some of Converse’s most iconic silhouettes. This time the Chuck 70 takes inspiration from the A-6 Pilot Winter Flying shoe, a boot that was previously crafted by Converse for the US Air Force.
Feng says “Converse is very similar to us in that they are also a brand filled with energy and passion, and, one that is brave enough to test new designs and forego a template. When you are unsure if you will succeed or fail, you simply create. Think about the most difficult think you can ever think and make it happen.”
Check out shots of the sneakers above and stay tuned for detailed release information ahead of November 15.
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