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AN ENGINEERED WOVEN CONSTRUCTION ELEVATES THE CHUCK II SILHOUETTE

Converse continues to expand the Chuck II family with the debut of the Chuck Taylor All Star II Engineered Woven Collection, an exploration of new materials, color combinations and elevated construction. The sneaker draws inspiration from the sky as the day turns from dawn to dusk.

The Chuck II Engineered Woven provides a lightweight sneaker option with a one-piece jacquard upper construction. The right sneaker features the sun rising while the left, shows the sun to be setting. One pair is outfitted in deep blue, fiery orange and pink colors reminiscent of dawn and twilight while the second pair is a stark contrast in comparison, featuring the same sun image, but subdued by shades of grey and white, evoking feelings of nighttime.

The collection also delivers the most recognizable Chuck II innovation and comfort features, including a Nike Lunarlon sockliner and a padded non-slip tongue. A micro-perforated leather lining and leather toe cap round out the silhouette, providing a more premium look and feel.

Converse First String is a limited-edition collection that celebrates craftsmanship, authenticity and collaboration at the highest level. The new Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Engineered Woven sneakers will be available on Friday, May 6, for a suggested retail price of $130 USD at Converse retail stores, select retailers and online at Converse.com.

About Converse

Converse Inc., based in Boston, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc. Established in 1908, the Converse brand has built a reputation as “America’s Original Sports Company”™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe, the Jack Purcell® shoe and the One Star® shoe. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including lifestyle men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories and is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries. For more information, please visit media.converse.com and follow @converse.

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