BATTLE THE ELEMENTS: CONVERSE DEBUTS NEW COUNTER CLIMATE SHIELD CANVAS COLLECTION
Converse is tackling the elements of weather head-on this season, combining classic sneaker designs with premium weatherized features, with the debut of the Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Shield Canvas Footwear and Apparel Collection. The new collections provide the necessary tools to combat the climate shifts while emphasizing essential weather-beating benefits. The innovative sneaker collections feature a bold mix of colors and materials including water repellent canvas and waterproof neoprene. This collection is intended to stand up against unpredictable inclement weather.
Each sneaker has been treated to help tackle rainy weather while maintaining comfort and style. The Converse Counter Climate Shield Canvas sneakers have been given a durable water repellent (DWR) treatment, standing guard as the first line of defense against the rain.
The new Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Shield Canvas Footwear and Apparel Collection will launch beginning Thursday, August 11, 2016, at Converse retail stores, third party retailers and on Converse.com. Footwear will be available for suggested retail prices of RM349.90-RM399.90.
CONVERSE COUNTER CLIMATE SHIELD CANVAS
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Shield Canvas
Designed for the Chuck Taylor lover who can’t give up their Chucks no matter what the weather, the new Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Shield Canvas sneaker combines the enhanced comfort of a Nike Lunarlon sockliner, non-slip padded tongue and micro-suede lining with materials that can also withstand most climate challenges. Converse has added a water repellent Shield Canvas and a gusseted tongue, as well as removing the medial eyelets to make a durable sneaker that is ready for wet and rainy adventures. The sneakers also feature reflective heel webbing and barrel laces for added visibility in low light environments.
Available colors: Black/Reflective, White/Lava, Black
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
Shield Canvas is also being introduced to the classic Converse Chuck Taylor All Star. The classic Chuck Taylor All Star features a water repellent Shield Canvas upper, gusseted tongue and no medial eyelets, preventing water from water seeping into the footbed. Reflective materials have also been included that bounce bright accents when hit by bursts of light.
Available Colors: Fatigue Green, Obsidian/White/gum, Black
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