Converse announces the launch of the collection in collaboration with the designer Nigel Cabourn para Converse First String Collection, which it includes model Chuck Taylor All Star Bosey and new Chuck Taylor All Star Plimsole for this spring – Verano 2013.
This collection is made in collaboration with British designer Nigel Cabourn, a veteran in the industry moda, widely recognized for its passion for vintage clothes with details, as well as its functional design clothes coat para hombre, focusing especially on military uniforms.
La colección Nigel Cabourn for Converse It will be available in Limited Edition (Barcelona).
For this collection, Cabourn has reviewed the rich heritage of Converse sneakers and making boots for the army and the outdoors, and led to his designs Chuck Taylor All Star Bosey con Ventilate tissue, military inspiration, in navy blue and olive green. Ventile fabric was developed in the UK during World War II for flight uniforms., to protect the fighter pilots Hawker Hurricane and Supermarine Spitfire when they were expelled from their aircraft into the icy waters.
The Ventile fabric greatly extended pilots' survival time and saved numerous lives of pilots who were ejected from their single-seat fighters. Suits made with Ventile fabric remain today in the British Royal Air Force.
«The Ventile fabric adds a strong element of history and design to the collection. I chose the All Star Bosey for its thick-soled military style and cool '40s vibe, There was also a plan to create shoes for the British Army, hence the development of the silhouette Plimsole» comenta Nigel Cabourn.
CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR BOSEY
Las Chuck Taylor All Star Bosey They are an update of the classic silhouette of the Bosey Talk to file details Converse boots. Its striped rubber and Ventile fabric is a staple throughout Nigel Cabourn's clothing collection. Its firm cotton fabric is resistant to wind and rain, making them ideal for all weather conditions.
PVP 160 EUROS
CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR SPECIALTY PLIMSOLE
Las Chuck Taylor All Star Specialty Plimsole merge the British training shoes 1941 with vintage Converse details. Its high quality Italian denim is combined with the canvas of its inner lining and functional garment details..
PVP 120 EUROS