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CONVERSE JACK PURCELL UNVEILS NEW SIGNATURE SNEAKER IN PREMIUM LEATHER

Today, CONVERSE Inc. unveils the all-new Converse Jack Purcell Signature Leather, the latest addition to the Converse Jack Purcell Signature collection, delivering the highest levels of style, comfort and durability. A soon-to-be fall essential, the modernized sneaker features a meticulously crafted buttery leather upper that is super soft right out of the box.

True to the Converse Jack Purcell Signature collection, the Signature Leather features 18 consumer-led features and benefits, including an Ortholite footbed, Nike Zoom Air Technology and an open weave forefoot to deliver more breathability and comfort over long periods of wear.

The new Fall 2015 Converse Jack Purcell Signature Leather is available in Black, White, and Burnt Umber. The Converse Jack Purcell Signature Leather will be available for purchase starting in June 2015 at a suggested retail price of $140 USD, at Converse retail stores, Nordstrom and on 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 men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 90 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at media.converse.com.

Press Contacts

Paige Tatulli

Converse

646-563-7365 / paige.tatulli@converse.com

Alexandra Osorio

PMK*BNC

212-373-6130