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Converse Debuts Fall 2014 Jack Purcell Sneaker and Apparel Collections

Today, CONVERSE Inc. announces the launch of the Fall 2014 Converse Jack Purcell footwear collection, and second Converse Jack Purcell Men’s apparel collection, which brings together effortless style with versatile, everyday pieces.

The Fall 2014 Converse Jack Purcell sneaker collection introduces the all-new Converse Jack Purcell Cross Stitch — a waxed cotton cross-stitch detail — outfitted in leather, a core texture for seasonal dressing. The premium and quality leather materials and subtle stitching details in the sneaker collection are refined and built with all around comfort. 

A perfect complement to the footwear, the updated Fall 2014 Converse Jack Purcell apparel collection highlights premium-weatherized fabrics designed for seasonal layering. With details such as coated canvas and chambray, the Converse Jack Purcell apparel collection is crafted for mid-season switch-ups and creative versatility. The Fall 2014 Converse Jack Purcell sneaker collections will launch on Friday, Aug. 1, at Converse and Nordstrom retail stores, Unionmade in San Francisco and The Converse Jack Purcell apparel collection will be available exclusively at Converse retail stores and for suggested retail prices of $35 - 349 USD and sneaker collection, $70 - 110 USD.


The Converse Jack Purcell Cross Stitch is the classic Jack Purcell re-outfitted in sophisticated, soft tumbled leather. The sneaker features new blue Jack Purcell stitching on the tongue, a gum Jack Purcell smile, square waxed cotton laces and accent brass eyelets elevating the classic sneaker. An innovator’s take on everyday cool moves the leather a step further with its detailed cross-stitch designs.  The Converse Jack Purcell Cross Stitch in Black, Twilight, Tobacco, Converse Charcoal and Bordo will be available for a suggested retail price of $95 USD.  

The Converse Jack Purcell ox features a brushed textile upper with a tight, water-resistant weave designed for winter wear.  The upper sits on a comfortable cork bed with the classic Jack Purcell blue bottoms and smile toecap. Additional premium detailing includes round died-to-match waxed laces and a molded cork foot bed. The Converse Jack Purcell Ox is available in warm, fall colors of Wild Honey, Terrarosa and Old Silver for a suggested retail price of $70 USD.

The Converse Jack Purcell Mid features an updated soft milled leather for fall. The sneaker features waxed round laces, aluminum eyelets and a molded cork foot bed along with the Jack Purcell classic blue bottom and smile details.  The Converse Jack Purcell Mid is available in Rusty, Black, and Admiral for a suggested retail price of $95 USD.


The Converse Jack Purcell Wool Trucker Jacket is an intuitive piece that references the iconic jean jacket, and is executed in soft wool suitable for fall layering. The jacket’s cropped length makes it the perfect piece to wear over the Converse Jack Purcell Waterfall Pullover with seismic stripes. Both jacket and pullover are staples that can carry a wardrobe from early fall through winter. 

The Converse Jack Purcell Wax Poplin Jacket is a versatile centerpiece for a fall wardrobe. Classic khaki with a clean zip, the jacket can be worn as a single layer over the Converse Jack Purcell Quilted Diamond Pullover or under the Converse Jack Purcell Marble Twill Jacket. The jacket’s waxed texture adds an artful and modern mix, with a silhouette that’s effortless and easy to wear. 

The Converse Jack Purcell Coated Chambray Button Down is reversible and lined for warmth, with a wax-coated finish to add dimension and a contemporary look to its casual style. The button-down’s unique fabrication brings a touch of tailored dress to everyday wear.  The button-down can be worn over the Converse Jack Purcell Smile Tee for a clean but cozy look.

About Converse

Converse Inc., based in N. Andover, 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 sneaker such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® sneaker, the Jack Purcell® sneaker and the One Star® sneaker. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 83 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at

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