Converse Launches The Converse X Missoni Archive Project
Converse has announced the launch of the Converse Missoni Archive Project – featuring a series of 20 one-of-a-kind sneakers created using unique deadstock fabrics from the Missoni archive. Designed to celebrate the long-standing collaboration between the two brands, now in its sixth season, this project features the Auckland Racer and Pro Leather Mid in collaboration with Missoni. The exclusive 20 pair collection launches on Friday, September 28 at Colette in Paris with an installation created by artist Gary Card to coincide with Paris Fashion Week. As a follow up to the Converse Missoni Archive Project collection, Converse will also launch the Holiday 2012 Missoni for Converse Auckland Racer that debuted on the Missoni Fall/Winter 2012 runway in Milan. The sneaker will be available from 31st October 2012 at Missoni boutiques and select Converse First String retailers worldwide.