Kim Jones has developed a prominent seat within the fashion industry as he has worked with some of the tops brands. Fashion houses including Dunhill, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, and Dior have been graced with Jones’ artistic skills that he has developed over his lifetime. It wasn’t until he settled in London to complete his degree at Central Saint Martins where he found himself solidified within the city. The late 90s early 2000s really helped Jones curate a distinct style enabling him to excel against the trends. With a well-respected past and history, Kim Jones has become acquainted with some of the most notorious celebrities within Hollywood. Friends including Kim Kardashian, Kate Moss, and the Beckham family have all been seen alongside the famous designer; making him even more prominent within the industry.
After seeing a successful release with the latest Nike collaboration and the introduction to his version of the Air Max 95, Converse also teams up with the iconic designer on a collection reminiscent of 90s utilitarian styles. This exclusive delivery contains two variants of the iconic Chuck 70 and apparel following the overall theme. Neutral colorways are seen upon the sneakers while the clothing follows a more vibrant path. The Chuck 70 Utility Wave Hi are given elevated details including a midweight canvas that offers a more structured fit. The most noticeable difference can be seen within the TPU cage that falls upon the upper that intertwines with the speed-lacing system. Converse’s classic rubber outsole is extended upon the upper for the illusion of a platform sole. The 70 is seen in two colors that contrast each other, lifestyle designs featuring ivory and black offers a a neutral styling for all aesthetics.
To match the shoes, a handful of clothing are also introduced within the delivery. Two variants of the Parka make an introduction, one in a bold red and another that takes on a rich green. Both of the styles are seen with zippered closures and a frontal pocket. The common industrial and utilitarian vibe is found within the cargo pants as side press buttons contribute to its theme. Tying everything together, ready-to-wear essentials include the Basic Crew Sweater and the Basic Tee. The neutral hues are prevalent within the collection as black iris, white, and burnt olive decorates the garments.
Grab a more detailed look at the Converse x Kim Jones Chuck 70 Utility Wave Hi above. The silhouette will be released in both adult and grade school sizes. Ready to secure your pair? Follow the instructions below to enter the draw and to shop all of our other current releases.
Feature Release - Thursday, April 8th
- Visit the “Releases” page on our site.
- Click your size and enter your information.
- You will be notified the night prior if your entry is granted.
Our Feature Release Draw ends Wednesday, 4/7, at 4 p.m. PST. All winners will receive notice the night before the official launch date if they have won.