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Converse Fall 2013 All Star Footwear Collections Celebrate Rebellious Spirit

Today, Converse Inc. debuts its Fall 2013 All Star Footwear Collections showcasing reconstructed hardware, bold animal prints and new silhouettes that celebrate the spirit of rock ‘n roll. The Chuck Taylor All Star Rock Craftsmanship collection features a combination of studs, zippers, leather and  color plays inspired by rock's rebellious attitude. The Chuck Taylor All Star Premium collection offers the finest materials paired with exquisite detailing. The Chuck Taylor All Star Kids collection features bright colors and fun patterns, and includes a new platform silhouette. 

The Converse Fall 2013 All Star Collections launch globally July 1.

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR ROCK CRAFTSMANSHIP COLLECTION

The Chuck Taylor All Star Rock Craftsmanship Collection focuses on updated hardware, premium leather and distressed washes. The collection also features a selection of bold and whimsical patterns with bright colors and oversized prints and serves as a great transition from summer to fall for anyone who wants to get loud.

Chuck Taylor All Star Collar Studs The Chuck Taylor All Star Collar Studs featuring spikes, studs and zippers in both gold and silver are available in low-top and high-top styles. Premium leather options are available in Black and Phantom and the studded platform is the perfect silhouette for those who crave a little elevation. 

Available Colors: Phantom, Black, Egret, White, Beluga, Beluga, Grape Leaf, Jet Black, White Cap Gray, Beluga. Suggested Retail Price: $80-110 USD Chuck Taylor All Star Double Zip The Chuck Taylor All Star Double Zip features zippers on both sides of the sneaker. A distressed wash, burnished midsole and frayed edges create a well-worn feel, while monochromatic laces add a touch of rocker edge. Available Colors: Drizzle, Black, Grape Leaf, Chili Pepper. Suggested Retail Price: $65-$80 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star The collection embodies the underground rock ‘n roll scene through screen-printed graphics and distressed washes in low-top and high-top. With vintage, rock-inspired colors and bold patterns, this collection encourages riotous personal expression. Available Colors: Black, Charcoal. Suggested Retail Price: $60 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Platform The popular Chuck Taylor All Star platform sneaker returns with a monochromatic pop of color.  Available Colors: Fiery Coral, Purple, Pink. Suggested Retail Price: $60-$65 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Animal Prints The Chuck Taylor All Star Animal Prints collection comes alive with an explosion of color and bold patterns with leopard accents. Available Colors: White, Black, White, Purple Cactus Flower, Black, Black. Suggested Retail Price: $55-$60 USD

CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR KIDS COLLECTION

The Chuck Taylor All Star Kids Collection draws inspiration from its adult counterpart to provide kids their own Fall 2013 assortment. With features such as thermal linings and easy in-and-out closures, this collection seamlessly combines style and comfort. Through a variety of styles, bold colors and graphic patterns, the Chuck Taylor All Star Kids collection encourages kids to express themselves at any age.  

Chuck Taylor All Star Double Zipper The Chuck Taylor All Star Double Zipper appeals to stylish young rockers with a leather upper and double-zip detailing. It strikes an ideal balance of fashion and function with easy on-off access as well as a thermal lining for the winter months. Available Colors: Black, Phantom, Egret. Suggested Retail Price: $42 USD Chuck Taylor All Star Platform Zip The new Chuck Taylor All Star Platform Zip allows kids to take it to new heights on the playground. The one-sided zip provides an easy slip on-and-off execution, while animal printed laces and the interior lining add dimension with patterns and pops of color. Available Colors: Paradise Pink, Black. Suggested Retail Price: $52 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Party The Chuck Taylor All Star Party features a multi-layer twill tongue and metallic woven laces, perfect for any girl who loves to play dress-up. Styles are available in a low-top and high-top with dead-end laces for easy in-and-out access. Available Colors: Black, Paradise Pink. Suggested Retail Price: $37 USD

Chuck Taylor All Star Flames The Chuck Taylor All Star Flames is the quintessential sneaker for daring boys, with an updated pattern and colorful inside liner.  Styles are available in both low-top and high-top. Available Colors: Cherry Tomato, Green Gecko. Suggested Retail Price: $37 USD

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 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. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 79 company-owned retail locations in the U.S.

Keith Gulla                                                                 Converse                                                                   646.563.7318 / keith.gulla@converse.com                Kelly Ricci HL Group 646.733.8673 / kricci@hlgrp.com