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Inspired by the Converse Archives, the Louie Lopez Pro is Born

Joining the elite company of pro skaters with a signature Converse shoe, Louie Lopez is ready to debut the brand’s newest signature skate build in nearly six years: the Louie Lopez Pro. The shoe is a union of storied silhouettes from the Converse line, crafted by Louie alongside the Converse design team for a silhouette that’s true to his specifications, both for on and off the board.

Here's How Lopez Landed His Design

  1. He began with a Chuck Taylor All-Star outsole — the Converse element that Louie returns to over and over again, as he says it maximizes his board feel.
  2. Looking through the Converse archives, Lopez was drawn to a tennis silhouette from the 70s featuring a butted seam upper construction that offered softer lines. It's a style element not seen in the majority of skate shoes today.
  3. Lopez wanted to borrow some of the aesthetic features from two other Converse classics: the One Star CC Pro and the Breakpoint Pro. The result: Three silhouettes combined, a creative design that matches his ingenuity on the board.
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Starting as a child skate prodigy and blossoming into a global star, Lopez joins an elite lineage in earning his own signature skate shoe.

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Starting as a child skate prodigy and blossoming into a global star, Lopez joins an elite lineage in earning his own signature skate shoe.

The Louie Lopez Pro releases in black and white January 4 on converse.com and at select retailers.

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