Weapon of mass appeal: Converse Reimagines 1986 basketball footie in Latest Collaboration πŸ€ πŸ‘Ÿ



Introducing the highly anticipated collaboration between Converse and Hiroshi Fujiwara's renowned streetwear label, fragment design, featuring the iconic Converse Weapon silhouette. This collection celebrates the fusion of basketball, fashion, and culture by introducing a modern take on the classic sneaker.

It brings together the expertise of Converse, a brand known for its rich heritage in sports and culture, with the forward-thinking design approach of Japanese designer, Hiroshi Fujiwara. The limited-edition release features a fresh colourway and unique design elements that pay homage to the original Weapon while incorporating contemporary details.

β€œAs I was looking for a shoe to work on with Converse, I immediately thought the Weapon would be good for me. It’s a classic shoe I used to wear in my childhood,” Fujiwara said. β€œI thought about trying different colour blocks, but I ended up going with the current design to pay homage to the iconic shoe.”

The sneaker boasts premium materials, with a luxurious leather upper and perforated detailing that adds a touch of texture. The contrasting white midsole, emblazoned with the fragment design logo, provides a sleek and clean finish to the shoe. The laces also feature a distinctive fragment design logo, showcasing the attention to detail and unique collaboration.

The release is accompanied by a curated capsule collection, featuring a range of apparel and accessories to complement the sneakers; including graphic t-shirts, hoodies, and a varsity jacket, all adorned with both brand's logos.

The Converse x FRGMT Weapon and apparel capsule (limited edition) is available online on Converse.com, and select retail partners. The pieces are a must-have for fans of basketball, fashion, and streetwear, and is sure to be a standout addition to any sneakerhead's collection.

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