Official have a look at A$AP Nast’s newest Converse collab.
A$AP Nast has teamed up with Converse for an additional sneaker collab, following within the footsteps of the corduroy variations of the Chuck Taylor ’70 and One Star that dropped again in 2017.
The Harlem native took to instagram yesterday to tease launch particulars of the upcoming assortment, and right this moment Nike has offered us with official particulars of his newest collab.
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According to Nike, Nast teamed up with Converse footwear designers Julian Guzman and Matt Sleep to offer the Jack Purcell silhouette a “utilitarian vibe appropriately honoring his love for the outside.” This idea is achieved by way of a heightening of the shoe’s black rubber overlays, which provides dimension and sturdiness to the heritage canvas higher.
“The silhouette is practical, sturdy. It’s intriguing. I needed to craft a mode that could possibly be worn day-after-day,” says Nast.
“At the time of its introduction, the Jack Purcell had large affect however restricted attain given its positioning as a badminton sneaker,” notes Jimmy Manley, Senior Director of Special Projects at Converse. “Because it has since crossed over to the life-style house, its attain right this moment is far broader. The silhouette is certain to expertise one more cultural refresh, because of Nast’s affect with a various vary of youthful customers.”
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The Converse x A$AP Nast assortment additionally contains two Crew Sweatshirts, matching Crew Sweatpants and a set of classic wordmark T-shirts that characteristic a printed “JP” graphic (quick for Jack Purcell) on the entrance panel, and phrases Nast considers integral to Converse’s place in tradition listed on the again panel.