Missoni and Converse Collaborate on One-of-a-Kind Shoes
Of the six seasons Missoni has been working with Converse, the two brands' newest partnership may have yielded their most exciting products yet. Twenty deadstock fabrics from the Missoni archives have been applied to Converse's iconic Pro Leather and Auckland Racer shoe designs, and will be sold at Colette in Paris starting this Friday, Sept. 28 — just in time for Paris Fashion Week. The unisex shoes are available in sizes 5 to 12, and will retail for €400 (about $520 at current exchange).
And if the inventive pairing of design and form didn't make this collaboration noteworthy enough, Converse enlisted artist Gary Card to create a special display for the shoes. A look at the products — and how they'll be displayed — here in the gallery.
Photos courtesy of Converse.